Robert Forster

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Robert Wallace Foster Jr.
  • Birth Place: Rochester, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/13/1941, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; voice-overs; motivational speaker
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Robert Forster Fast Facts:
  • His father was an elephant trainer for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The circus props and memorabilia seen in Jackie Brown are a tribute to his dad.
  • A New York Times columnist dubbed him a "grindhouse giant" for his early, gritty movie roles.
  • Has worked as a motivational speaker and an acting coach.
  • Worked with his daughter Kate in the 2001 film Mulholland Dr.
  • Provided the voice for characters featured in the Justice League and Spawn animated series.
  • Robert Forster Relationships:
  • Robert Foster - Son
  • Kate Forster - Daughter
  • Elizabeth Foster - Daughter
  • Grace Dorothy Montanarella - Mother
  • Maeghen Foster - Daughter
  • Zivia Forster - Ex-wife
  • June Provenzano - Ex-wife
  • Robert Wallace Foster - Father
  • Robert Forster Awards:
  • 1997 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH; attended Alfred University, Village of Alfred, NY; University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (BA in Psychology, 1964)

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