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Robert Forster was born Robert Wallace Foster, Jr. in Rochester, New York, to Grace Dorothy (Montanarella) and Robert Wallace Foster, Sr., who worked as an elephant trainer and baking supply company executive. He is of English, Irish, and Italian descent. Forster first become interested in acting while attending Rochester's Madison High School, ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Confirmation (filming)
Otto
 2014/I Too Late (filming)
Gordy Lyons
 2015 Bus Driver (post-production)
General Sorbin
 2014/IX Home (Short) (post-production)
Man
 2014 Run Fast (Short) (post-production)
Peter Cirone
 2014 The Bridge Partner (Short) (completed)
Don Whalen
 2015 London Has Fallen
General Edward Clegg
 2014/I Autómata
Robert Bold
 2013 Douglas Brown
 2013 Coffee, Kill Boss
Walt Ford
 2013 Olympus Has Fallen
General Edward Clegg
 2013 Somewhere Slow
Chris McConville
 2011 Killer on the Loose (Short)
 2010 The Trial
Ray
 2010 Red Princess Blues (Short)
The Storyteller
 2008 Jack and Jill vs. the World
Norman / Narrator (uncredited)
 2008 Expecting Love
George Patten
 2007 Grampa's Cabin (Short)
Grampa
 2003 Grand Theft Parsons
Stanley Parsons
 2003 Where's Angelo? (Short)
Bob
 2002 Strange Hearts
Jack Waters
 2002 Lone Hero
Gus
 2001 Finder's Fee
Officer Campbell
 2000 It's a Shame About Ray (Short)
Wally
 2000 Diamond Men
Eddie Miller
 2000 Cowboys and Angels
Barbequeman at wedding (uncredited)
 2000 Lakeboat
Joe Pitko
 2000 The Magic of Marciano
Henry
 1999 Family Tree
Henry Musser
 1998 Outside Ozona
Odell Parks
 1998 Psycho
Dr. Simon
 1997 Night Vision
Teak Taylor
 1996 Hindsight
Michael Donahue
 1996 Original Gangstas
Detective Slatten
 1996 The Method
Christian's Father
 1995 Guns and Lipstick
Captain Dimaggio
 1993 Cover Story
Therapist
 1993 American Yakuza
Littman
 1991 29th Street
Sgt. Tartaglia
 1991 Committed
Dr. Desmond Moore
 1990 Checkered Flag
Jack Cotton
 1990 Satan's Princess
Lou Cherney
 1990 Peacemaker
Yates
 1989 Esmeralda Bay
Madero
 1989 The Banker
Dan
 1988 Counterforce
The Dictator
 1986 Hollywood Harry
Harold 'Harry' Petry
 1986 The Delta Force
Abdul
 1985 Walking the Edge
Jason Walk
 1983 Vigilante
Eddie Marino
 1981 Heartbreak High
Coach Alan Arnoldi
 1980 Alligator
David
 1979 The Black Hole
Captain Dan Holland
 1979 The Lady in Red
Turk (uncredited)
 1978 Avalanche
Nick Thorne
 1977 Stunts
Glen Wilson
 1973 The Don Is Dead
Frank Regalbuto
 1970 Cover Me Babe
Tony Hall
 1970 Pieces of Dreams
Gregory Lind
 1969 Justine
Narouz
 1968 The Stalking Moon
Nick Tana
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye
Pvt. L.G. Williams
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Stage: Appeared (as "Juror #8) in a production of "12 Angry Men" by Reginald Rose. See more »

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on what roles he played that he thinks he will be best remembered for] I wouldn't know, but I just know this: If I can ever find a character where I get laughs, I hope that is the thing that endures. There's nothing better than getting a laugh. See more »

Trivia:

Father of three daughters, with June Forster, Elizabeth (born 1967) Kate Forster (born 1969) and Maeghen (born 1972). See more »

Trademark:

Deep drawling voice

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Cancer

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