Robert Forster Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Feb, 2018
Facts of Robert Forster
Date of Birth: 1941 , July-13
Age: 80 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Robert Forster
Birth Name Robert Wallace Forster, Jr
Father Robert Wallace Foster, Sr.
Mother Grace Dorothy Montanarella
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Rochester, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 10 million
Salary N/A
Waist size N/A
Shoe Size N/A
Weight in KG N/A
Affair with N/A
Married Yes
Married to Zivia Forster (m. 19781980), June Forster (m. 19661975), Evie Forster
Children 4
Divorce Yes
Education University of Rochester
Movies The Confirmation
TV Show Last Man Standing
Siblings N/A
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Robert Forster, an American actor, is widely recognized as John Cassellis in Medium Cool and Max in Jackie Brown. He has appeared in several films and TV series including Too Late, Survivor, London Has Fallen and Bus Driver.

In 2017, he appeared in Small Town Crime and Small Crimes. In 2017, he appeared in few episode of TV series I’m Dying Up Here

Early Life and Career

Robert Forster was born, as Robert Wallace Forster, Jr, on July 13, 1941, in Rochester, New York, United States. Robert is a son of mother Grace Dorothy Montanarella and father Robert Wallace Foster, Sr. He belongs to Italian American descent.

And he was raised in Rochester, New York. Robert Forster’s ethnicity is White-American. And his nationality is American.

Robert Forster attended the University of Rochester, and he earned his bachelor degree in arts in 1964. He also had interest n studying law but he chooses acting.

Robert made his acting career debut from movie Reflections in a Golden Eye which was released in 1967. In 1968, he was featured in The Stalking Moon. In 1973, he worked in the movie The Don Is Dead as Frank.

He has also worked in movies including Avalanche (1978), The Lady in Red (1979), Vigilante (1983), Hollywood Harry (1986), Checkered Flag (1990), 29th Street (1991) and Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence (1993). 

In 1997, he featured in the role of Max Cherry in the American crime thriller movie Jackie Brown and for his role in that movie, he won Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, he was also nominated for Academy Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award and Saturn Award.

He has also appeared in numerous television shows like Judd, for the Defense (1968), Jake and the Fatman (1991), Murder, She Wrote (1995), Karen Sisco (2003), Desperate Housewives (2007), Would Be Kings (2008), Last Man Standing (2012), Breaking Bad (2013), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Backstrom (2015).

In 2017, he appeared in ten episodes of TV series Twin Peaks and the pilot episode of TV drama, I'm Dying Up Here. 

Personal Life

Robert Forster is a divorcee. He is not dating anyone currently (publicly). Forster was married and divorced twice. In 1966, he was married to June (nee Provenzano).

The couple lived together for nearly one decade and divorced in 1975. They met at their alma mater and dated few years before getting married.

They welcomed three daughters together- Elizabeth (born. 1967), Katherine (born. 1969) and Maeghen (born. 1972). Forster also has a son, Robert Forster Jr. from a previous relationship.

In 1978, he was married to Zivia Forster. The couple lived only three years together and divorced. 
Forster is a member of the Triple Nine Society. 

Robert had an affair with Marlene they started dating in 1964 and they ended their relationship after two years in 1965. 

Later he started a relation with Dani Crayne and since 2002 they are together. Robert has four children namely Kate Forster, Maeghen Forster, Robert Forster Jr. and Elizabeth Forster. 

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Robert Forster’s net worth is $12 million. He has amassed a hefty amount of net worth from his four-decades-long career. In 2003, his starring action comedy film Charles Angels: Full Throttle grossed $259.1 million at the Box Office.

In 2007, his neo-noir action horror film Rise: Blood Hunter collected $2,850,927 worldwide. In 2009, his starring movie Ghosts of Girlfriends Past earned $102.2 million at the Box Office. 


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