Fast Facts

  • Began appearing in TV commercials at age 7 in order to earn money for his college education, eventually starring in more than 20 ads.
  • Attended school on the set of The Partridge Family in an old train car from the 1800s.
  • Played Uncle Jocko in a production of Gypsy with the Santa Rosa Playhouse.
  • Worked as a science teacher at both the elementary and high-school levels.
  • Has been a professional race-car driver, stunt driver and racing instructor since 1982.
  • His great-great-great-grandfather was Charles Dickens.


  • Jennifer Raine — Mother
  • Whit Bissell — Stepfather
  • Peter Forster — Father


  • Birth Name: Brian Forster
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Profession: Actor

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