Hollywood Reacts to Robert Forster’s Death
Published on Oct 12, 2019
78-year-old Robert Forster died this past Friday in Los Angeles after a brief battle with brain cancer. The calmly charismatic actor left behind a wealth of credits, including his latest, “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” which was just released on Netflix. He received an Academy Award nomination in 1998 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown.” His other credits include “Medium Cool,” “The Descendants,” “Mulholland Drive,” the latest season of “Twin Peaks,” the TV series “Nakia” and “Banyon,” and many more.
Below, IndieWire has rounded up testimonies from members of the entertainment community who’ve spoken out in tribute to the actor via Twitter.
I’m saddened today by the news that Robert Forster has passed away. A lovely man and a consummate actor. I met him on the movie Alligator (pic) 40 years ago, and then again on Bb. I never forgot how kind
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Author: Ryan Lattanzio