Next up he will star in JJ Abrams' show ALCATRAZ for the Fox Network, due to premiere in January of 2012.
Forster has appeared in over 100 films. The older ones, starting in 1966, include REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE, MEDIUM COOL, THE STALKING MOON, ALLIGATOR, VIGILANTE (the Blu-Ray release of which earned him the moniker "Grindhouse Giant), THE BLACK HOLE and STUNTS. He also appeared in the television series "Banyon.
For 13 years he played villains, starting with DELTA FORCE (1985) and ending with one of his all-time favorites, AMERICAN PERFEKT (1997).
Since JACKIE BROWN (1997), his film include MIDDLE MEN; GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST; THICK AS THIEVES; LIKE MIKE; ME, MYSELF & IRENE; FIREWALL; LAKEBOAT and DIAMOND MEN. He has also appeared the television series Heroes, Huff, Karen Sisco, and Fastlane.
In addition to his work in film, television, and theater, Robert records audio books, including the best seller Hit Man and Elmore Leonard's Mr. Paradise, and delivers his speaking program, Interacting, to a variety of groups, from acting classes to graduating classes; baggage handlers to CEOs; and once (he's pleased to report) to a group of white-collar criminals in a detention facility. He developed this program during the self-termed sliding second act of his career. Interacting is like a stand-up act with a menu of positive stories instead of jokes and a few jokes too. The stories are the lessons of his life and outline several guiding principles: respect, responsibility, parenting (even without children), excellence, and raising any job to the level of an art form.
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Robert Forster Facts
|Birthday||July 13, 1941 (78)|
|Birthplace||Rochester, New York, USA|
|Height||6' (1m83) How tall is Robert Forster compared to you?|
|London Has Fallen|
|Olympus Has Fallen|
|To Kill a Mockingbird|
|Ghosts of Girlfriends Past|