Robert Forster Dies, Oscar-Nominated Jackie Brown Actor Was 78

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Robert Forster Dies, Oscar-Nominated Jackie Brown Actor Was 78
It's a sad time in Hollywood as veteran actor and Oscar nominee Robert Forster has died. According to his publicist, Forster died from brain cancer in his Los Angeles home on Friday - the very same day his final movie El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie premiered. He is survived by his longtime partner Denise Grayson; children Elizabeth, Bobby, Kate, and Maeghen; and grandchildren Tess, Liam, Jack, and Olivia. Forster was 78 years old.

Forster's work as a professional movie actor dates all the way back to 1967, debuting on the big screen as Private Williams in Reflections in a Golden Eye. He snagged his first leading role two years later when he starred as TV news cameraman John Cassellis in director Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool, which Roger Ebert dubbed the second best movie of 1969. He was later starring on TV shows like Banyon and Nakia and appearing in a variety
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