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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 6,538,683 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Robert Forster is the 192nd most popular actor (up from 564th in 2019), the 353rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,048th in 2019) and the 93rd 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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  • 40

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  • 9.56

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  • 2.21

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Among actors, Robert Forster ranks 192 out of 9,996Before him are Alec Guinness, Christopher Walken, Daniel Craig, Philippe Noiret, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Simone Signoret. After him are Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Lemmon, Gary Oldman, Peter Sellers, Mickey Rourke, and Russell Crowe.

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Among people born in 1941, Robert Forster ranks 22Before him are Fethullah Gülen, Lee Myung-bak, Nick Nolte, Laura Antonelli, Tadao Ando, and Dick Cheney. After him are Faye Dunaway, Franco Nero, Nona Gaprindashvili, Jon Lord, Julia Kristeva, and Vivienne Westwood. Among people deceased in 2019, Robert Forster ranks 9Before him are Jacques Chirac, Niki Lauda, Robert Mugabe, Rutger Hauer, Bruno Ganz, and Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. After him are Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Mohamed Morsi, Agnès Varda, Alexei Leonov, Anna Karina, and Franco Zeffirelli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Forster ranks 353 out of 18,182Before him are Harvey Keitel (1939), Steve Ballmer (1956), Christopher Walken (1943), Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Tim Burton (1958), and Charlie Parker (1920). After him are James A. Garfield (1831), 50 Cent (1975), Arthur Compton (1892), Jack Lemmon (1925), Henry James (1843), and Robert Johnson (1911).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Forster ranks 93Before him are Natalie Wood (1938), Sandra Bullock (1964), Bill Murray (1950), Jared Leto (1971), Harvey Keitel (1939), and Christopher Walken (1943). After him are Jack Lemmon (1925), Mickey Rourke (1952), Paulette Goddard (1910), Faye Dunaway (1941), Rock Hudson (1925), and David Carradine (1936).

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