Oscar nominated actor Robert Forster has died after a battle with brain cancer. Forster passed away in Los Angeles on Friday surrounded by his family, The 78-year-old was diagnosed with cancer in June.
His acting career spanned more than five decades, and he was best known for his roles in “Reflections in a Golden Eye” and “Medium Cool.” He also got a best supporting actor Oscar nomination for his role as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown.” Forster went on to appear in more than 100 films and several television series.
More recently, Forster starred in the film “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” that premiered on Netflix Friday night.
Forster is survived by his four children, four grandchildren, and long-time partner, Denise Grayson. Details of his memorial service have not yet been announced.
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