Actor who became known for playing Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown. The following year, he played Dr. Simon in Psycho.
He received a football scholarship to the University of Rochester.
He played George Clooney's father-in-law in director Alexander Payne's The Descendants.
His father, Robert Forster Sr., was an elephant trainer for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus.
He appeared alongside Pam Grier and Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown.