Steve Forrest

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  • Birth Name: William Forrest Andrews
  • Birth Place: Huntsville, Texas, United States
  • Died: May 18, 2013
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was the 12th of 13 children, one of whom was actor Dana Andrews; used Forrest as his last name to differentiate himself from his already famous brother.
  • Was discovered in the early 1950s by Gregory Peck while working as a stagehand at the La Jolla Playhouse in California; Peck cast him in a production of Goodbye Again and arranged for a screen test at MGM.
  • A trained vocalist, he made his Broadway debut playing a budding prize-fighter in a 1958 production of the musical The Body Beautiful.
  • Played the leader of a special police unit in the 1970s TV series S.W.A.T.; his oft-used line, "Let's roll," became a national catchphrase.
  • Received a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor for 1981's Mommie Dearest.
  • Had a cameo as the team van driver in the 2003 big-screen S.W.A.T. remake, which starred Samuel L. Jackson and Colin Farrell.

Awards

  • 1954, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Winner

Relationships

  • Lois Kathryne Andrews — Sister
  • Charles Andrews — Father
  • Dana Andrews — Brother
  • Christine Carilas — Wife
  • Hazel Annis Andrews — Sister
  • Charles Speed Andrews — Brother
  • Margaret Alton Andrews — Sister
  • Mary Annice Andrews — Sister
  • Stephen Andrews — Son
  • Harlan Glenmoore Andrews — Brother
  • Evelyn Hope Andrews — Sister
  • Annis Andrews — Mother
  • Michael Andrews — Son
  • David James Andrews — Brother
  • Ralph Lowery Andrews — Brother
  • John Lincoln Andrews — Brother
  • Wilton Wayland Andrews — Brother
  • Forrest Andrews — Son

College

  • University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States (BA in Theater Arts, 1950)

Details

  • Birth Name: William Forrest Andrews
  • Birth Place: Huntsville, Texas, United States
  • Died: May 18, 2013
  • Profession: Actor

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