Robert Forster

1941 - 2019

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Robert Wallace Forster Jr. (July 13, 1941 – October 11, 2019) was an American actor, known for his roles as John Cassellis in Medium Cool (1969), Captain Dan Holland in The Black Hole (1979), Abdul Rafai in The Delta Force (1986), and Max Cherry in Jackie Brown (1997), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Forster has received more than 5,184,256 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Robert Forster is the 564th most popular actor (up from 1,206th in 2019), the 1,049th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,230th in 2019) and the 286th most popular American Actor.

Robert Forster is most famous for his role as Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's film Jackie Brown.

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Among actors, Robert Forster ranks 564 out of 10,030Before him are Anjelica Huston, Lois Maxwell, Terence Stamp, Richard Barthelmess, Peter Cushing, and Scarlett Johansson. After him are La Belle Otero, Karlheinz Böhm, Dan Aykroyd, James Brolin, Michael Chekhov, and Rade Šerbedžija.

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Among people born in 1941, Robert Forster ranks 65Before him are Roberto Carlos, Linda McCartney, Franco Columbu, Toyo Ito, Bobby Moore, and Otis Redding. After him are Milan Kučan, Riccardo Muti, Jacques Perrin, Gérson, Aimé Jacquet, and Graham Chapman. Among people deceased in 2019, Robert Forster ranks 49Before him are Franco Columbu, Nuon Chea, Prem Tinsulanonda, David J. Thouless, Manfred Eigen, and Ferdinand Piëch. After him are Danny Aiello, Sigmund Jähn, Henri, Count of Paris, Ágnes Heller, César Pelli, and Yasuhiro Nakasone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Forster ranks 1,049 out of 15,968Before him are Roger Zelazny (1937), Hiram Bingham III (1875), George Beadle (1903), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Jimmy Connors (1952), and Scarlett Johansson (1984). After him are Clifford D. Simak (1904), Whitey Bulger (1929), Stanley B. Prusiner (1942), Clyde Drexler (1962), Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), and Burton Richter (1931).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Forster ranks 286Before him are James Cagney (1899), Elliott Gould (1938), Buck Henry (1930), Anjelica Huston (1951), Richard Barthelmess (1895), and Scarlett Johansson (1984). After him are James Brolin (1940), Winona Ryder (1971), Danny Aiello (1933), R. Lee Ermey (1944), Adam West (1928), and Richard Dreyfuss (1947).

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