Robert Forster

Actor · Executive Producer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 80
Robert Wallace Forster Jr. was an American actor, known for his roles as John Cassellis in Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool (1969), Lebanese terrorist Abdul Rafai in The Delta Force (1986), and Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown (1997), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. read more

Robert Wallace Forster Jr. was an American actor, known for his roles as John Cassellis in Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool (1969), Lebanese terrorist Abdul Rafai in The Delta Force (1986), and Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown (1997), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Forster's varied filmography includes: Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), The Black Hole (1979), Alligator (1980), Me, Myself & Irene (2000), Mulholland Drive (2001), The Descendants (2011), Olympus Has Fallen (2013), London Has Fallen (2016), and What They Had (2018). He also had prominent roles in television series such as Banyon (1971–1973), Heroes (2007–2008), and Twin Peaks (2017). He won the Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television for his performance as Ed Galbraith in the Breaking Bad episode "Granite State" (2013), reprising his role in the series' sequel film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, which premiered the day of his death. Forster posthumously reprised his role as Galbraith in the fifth season of Breaking Bad prequel series Better Call Saul (2020).

Birth Name

Robert Wallace Foster Jr.

Born

Sunday, 13 July 1941

Died

Friday, 11 October 2019

Actor Filmography

The Wolf of Snow Hollow Sheriff Hadley / Sheriff Hadley Marshall 2020
Amazing Stories Joe Harris 2020
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Ed 2019
Phil Bing Fisk 2019
QT8: The First Eight Self / Himself - Actor 2019
What They Had Burt 2018
Bigger Joe Weider (2008) / Joe 2008 2018
The Big Take Detective Aborn 2018
King Cohen Himself 2018
Damsel Old Preacher 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Wolf of Snow Hollow Sheriff Hadley / Sheriff Hadley Marshall 2020
Amazing Stories Joe Harris 2020
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Ed 2019
Phil Bing Fisk 2019
QT8: The First Eight Self / Himself - Actor 2019
What They Had Burt 2018
Bigger Joe Weider (2008) / Joe 2008 2018
The Big Take Detective Aborn 2018
King Cohen Himself 2018
Damsel Old Preacher 2018
Small Town Crime Steve Yendel 2018
Acts of Vengeance Chuck 2017
I'm Dying Up Here Guy Appuzzo 2017
Twin Peaks Sheriff Frank Truman 2017
Small Crimes Joe Denton, Sr. 2017
The Case for Christ Walt Strobel 2017
Divorce Donald 2016
Bus Driver General Sorbin 2016
The American Side Sterling Whitmore 2016
Too Late Gordy Lyons 2016
The Confirmation Otto 2016
London Has Fallen General Edward Clegg 2016
The Adventures of Biffle and Shooster 'James Burke' as Lt. Frank Murphy 2015
Art of the Prank Himself 2015
Survivor Bill Talbot 2015
The Bridge Partner Don Whalen 2015
Better Call Saul Ed 2015
Backstrom Sheriff Blue Backstrom 2015
Automata Robert Bold 2014
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Himself 2014
Intruders Frank Shepherd 2014
You'll Be Fine Bill Buttles 2014
That Guy Dick Miller Himself 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad Himself 2013
Le dernier film de Jess Franco Himself 2013
Ironside Virgil's Father 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Coffee, Kill Boss Walt Ford 2013
Olympus Has Fallen General Edward Clegg 2013
Somewhere Slow Chris McConville 2013
Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking Himself 2012
Hotel Noir Jim Logan 2012
Home & Family Self 2012
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jack Kurtzman (voice), Jack Kurtzman (voice) (credit only) 2012
The Soul Man Father James Ignatius 2012
The Eric Andre Show Self 2012
Alcatraz Ray Archer 2012
Last Man Standing Bud Baxter 2011
The Descendants Scott Thorson 2011
NTSF:SD:SUV Booth Whitman 2011
Girl Walks Into a Bar Dodge 2011
American Grindhouse Himself - Narrator (voice) 2011
Transformers Prime General Bryce 2010
Kalamity Tom Klepack 2010
The Trial Ray 2010
The Bannen Way Mr. B 2010
Red Carpet Report Self 2009
Middle Men Louie LA LA 2009
Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past Sergeant Volkom 2009
Thick As Thieves Lt. Weber 2009
Childrens Hospital Donald 2008
Touching Home Jim 'Perk' Perkins 2008
Expecting Love George Patten 2008
Would Be Kings 2008
Breaking Bad Ed 2008
Jack and Jill vs. the World Norman 2008
Cleaner Arlo Grange 2007
Rise: Blood Hunter Lloyd 2007
Army Wives General Grayson 2007
Dragon Wars: D-War Jack 2007
13 Graves Tom Ferris 2006
Heroes Arthur Petrelli 2006
Rachael Ray Self 2006
Lucky Number Slevin Murphy 2006
Firewall Harry Romano 2006
Wild Seven Wilson 2006
The Hunt for the BTK Killer Detective Jason Magida 2005
Eye on Entertainment Himself 2005
Numb3rs Agent Thomas Larson 2005
Tilt Jimmy 'Gentleman Jim' Towne 2005
Huff Ben Huffstodt 2004
Desperate Housewives Nick Delfino 2004
Clubhouse Burt Austin 2004
CSI: NY Joe Vincent 2004
Justice League Unlimited The President 2004
The Grid Jay Aldrich 2004
Karen Sisco Marshall Sisco 2003
Undefeated Scott Green 2003
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Roger Wixon 2003
Grand Theft Parsons Stanley Parsons 2003
Confidence Morgan Price 2003
Murder In Greenwich Steve Carroll 2002
Fastlane Ray-Ray 2002
Like Mike Coach Wagner 2002
Street Time Tony DeAngelo 2002
Roads to Riches Jack Waters 2002
Lone Hero Gus 2002
Due East Jesse Rapple 2002
Mulholland Dr. Detective McKnight 2001
The John Kerwin Show Himself - Guest 2001
The Joe Spinell Story Himself 2001
Human Nature Nathan's Father 2001
Finder's Fee Campbell 2001
The Magic Of Marciano Henry 2000
Me, Myself & Irene Colonel Partington 2000
Lakeboat Joe Pitko 2000
Supernova A.J. Marley 2000
Diamond Men Eddie Miller 2000
Kiss Toledo Goodbye Sal Fortuna 1999
All the Rage Tyler 1999
Family Tree Henry Musser 1999
Mulholland Dr. Detective McKnight 1999
Outside Ozona Odell Parks 1998
Psycho Dr. Simon 1998
Rear Window Detective Charlie Moore 1998
Godzilla: The Series Jack Chapman / Police Officer 1998
Jackie Brown Max Cherry 1997
Demolition University Gentry 1997
Todd McFarlane's Spawn Major Forsberg 1997
Night Vision Teak Taylor 1997
American Perfekt Jake Nyman 1997
Original Gangstas Detective Slatten 1996
Mundo VIP Himself 1996
Hindsight Michael Donahue 1996
Uncle Sam Congressman Cummings 1996
Guns and Lipstick Captain Dimaggio 1995
Scanner Cop II Captain Jack Bitters 1995
One West Waikiki Gerard Foster 1994
Dennis Miller Live Himself 1994
Point of Seduction: Body Chemistry III Bob Sibley 1994
South Beach Det. Ted Coleman 1993
Walker, Texas Ranger Lane Tillman, Ricky Ricketts 1993
Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence Dr. Powell 1993
American Yakuza Littman 1993
Silk Stalkings Vince Riker 1991
29th Street Sgt. Tartaglia 1991
P.S.I. Luv U Dan 1991
Diplomatic Immunity Stonebridge 1991
Committed Dr. Desmond Moore 1991
In Between Vinnie 1991
Peacemaker Yates 1990
Checkered Flag Jack Cotton 1990
The Banker Dan 1989
The Simpsons Lucky Jim (voice) 1989
Satan's Princess Lou Cherney 1989
Esmeralda Bay Madero 1989
Jesse Hawkes 1989
Counterforce The Dictator 1988
Jake and the Fatman Ed Delaney 1987
Once a Hero Gumshoe 1987
Crossbow Aymong 1987
Hollywood Harry Harold 'Harry' Petry 1986
The Delta Force Abdul 1986
Murder, She Wrote Frank Roussel, Gilbert Gaston 1984
Tales from the Darkside Garry Cooley 1983
Vigilante Eddie Marino 1983
Walking the Edge Jason Walk 1983
Hotel Steve Cameron 1982
Goliath Awaits Comdr. Jeff Selkirk 1981
Heartbreak High Coach Alan Arnoldi 1981
Magnum, P.I. Tyler Peabody McKinney 1980
Alligator Det. David Madison 1980
The Black Hole Captain Dan Holland 1979
The Lady in Red Turk (uncredited) 1979
The Darker Side of Terror Clone 1979
Avalanche Nick Thorne 1978
Stunts Glen Wilson 1977
The City Lt. Matt Lewis 1977
Gibbsville 1976
Medical Story David Corbin 1975
Nakia Deputy Nakia Parker 1974
The Death Squad Eric Benoit 1974
The Don Is Dead Frank Regalbuto 1973
Police Story Bob Vandon, Det. Ed Brenner, Det. Sgt. Dave Tackleberry, Don Carpenter, Sgt. Frank Dolan 1973
Journey Through Rosebud Frank 1972
Banyon Miles C. Banyon 1971
Cover Me Babe Tony Hall 1970
Pieces of Dreams Gregory Lind 1970
Medium Cool John Cassellis 1969
Justine Narouz 1969
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
The Stalking Moon Nick Tana 1968
Premiere Doug Payson 1968
Reflections In A Golden Eye Pvt. L.G. Williams 1967
Judd for the Defense Ray Elliott 1967
N.Y.P.D. Tony 1967

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1998 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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