Max Cherry is no more. The Hollywood Reporter has received word that Robert Forster, a fixture in movies and television for half a century, has died. According to his publicist, the veteran actor passed away “on Friday at his Los Angeles home from brain cancer.” Forster was 78 years old.
Born in 1941, Forster caught the acting bug in college, and after a few years on Broadway, moved out to Hollywood. His first notable role was for John Huston in Reflections in a Golden Eye. Always a dependable performer, Forster also appeared in movies like Alligator, The Delta Force and Disney’s The Black Hole. Although mostly cast as a supporting actor, he did play the lead in Haskell Wexler’s influential New Hollywood feature Medium Cool.
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