Robert Forster

Movie Actor

Birthday July 13, 1941

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Rochester, NY

DEATH DATE Oct 11, 2019 (78)

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Actor who became known for playing Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown. The following year, he played Dr. Simon in Psycho.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

His father, Robert Forster Sr., was an elephant trainer for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus.

Associated With

He appeared alongside Pam Grier and Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown.