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Robert Forster
OHF premiere Robert Forster
Name: Robert Wallace Foster, Jr.
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, U.S.
Birthdate: July 13, 1941
Date of death: October 11, 2019
Place of death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Active: 1962 - 2019
Films appeared in: Olympus Has Fallen
London Has Fallen
Role: General Edward Clegg

Robert Forster (July 13, 1941 – October 11, 2019) was a veteran American actor who portrayed General Edward Clegg in Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen.

CareerEdit

Forster has appeared in a number of films Reflections in a Golden Eye, The Stalking Moon, Medium Cool, The Black Hole, Alligator, Vigilante, The Delta Force, Jackie Brown (which he was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), the 1998 version Psycho, Supernova (with Angela Bassett), Me, Myself & Irene, Mulholland Dr., Firewall, The Descendants and Survivor (again with Bassett and with Dylan McDermott).

Forster also appeared in many shows such as "Police Story", "Magnum, P.I.", "Murder, She Wrote", "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Numb3rs", "Heroes", "CSI: NY" and "Breaking Bad".

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1967 Bonnie and Clyde Himself Cameo
1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye Private L.G. Williams
1968 The Stalking Moon Nick Tana
1969 Justine Narouz
1969 Medium Cool John Cassellis
1970 Cover Me Babe Tony Hall
1970 Pieces of Dreams Gregory Lind
1972 Journey Through Rosebud Frank
1973 The Don Is Dead Frank Regalbuto
1977 Stunts Glen Wilson
1978 Avalanche Nick Thorne
1979 The Lady in Red Turk Uncredited
1979 The Black Hole Captain Dan Holland
1980 Alligator David Madison
1981 Heartbreak High Coach Alan Arnoldi
1983 Vigilante Eddie Marino
1985 Walking The Edge Jason Walk
1986 Hollywood Harry Harry Petry Also producer and director
1986 The Delta Force Abdul Rafai
1988 Counterforce The Dictator
1989 The Banker Dan Jefferson
1989 Esmeralda Bay Madero
1990 Checkered Flag Jack Cotton
1990 Satan's Princess Lou Cherney
1990 Peacemaker Yates
1991 Diplomatic Immunity Stonebridge
1991 29th Street Srgt. Tartaglia
1991 Committed Dr. Desmond Moore
1991 In Between Vinnie
1993 Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence Dr. Powell Direct-to-video
1993 South Beach Det. Ted Coleman
1993 American Yakuza Littman
1993 Cover Story Therapist
1994 Point of Seduction: Body Chemistry III Bob Sibley Direct-to-video
1995 Scanners: The Showdown Captain Jack Bitters Direct-to-video
1995 Guns and Lipstick Captain Dimaggio
1996 The Method Christian's Father
1996 Original Gangstas Detective Slatten
1996 Uncle Sam Congressman Alvin Cummings Direct-to-video
1997 Demolition University Gentry Direct-to-video
1997 American Perfekt Jake Nyman
1997 Night Vision Teak Taylor
1997 Jackie Brown Max Cherry Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
1998 Psycho Dr. Fred Simon
1998 Outside Ozona Odell Parks
1999 It's the Rage Tyler
1999 Family Tree Henry Musser
1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye Sal Fortuna
2000 Supernova A.J. Marley
2000 The Magic of Marciano Henry
2000 Lakeboat Joe Kitko
2000 Me, Myself & Irene Colonel Parington
2000 Diamond Men Eddie Miller Also executive producer
Hamptons International Film Festival: Special Recognition
2000 It's a Shame About Ray Wally Short film
2001 Mulholland Dr. Detective Harry McKnight
2001 Human Nature Nathan's father
2001 Finder's Fee Officer Campbell
2002 Like Mike Coach Wagner
2002 Lone Hero Gus
2002 Strange Hearts Jack Waters
2003 Confidence Morgan Price
2003 Where's Angelo? Bob Short film
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Roger Wixon
2003 Grand Theft Parsons Stanley Parsons
2005 The Hunt for the BTK Killer Detective Jason Magida
2006 Firewall Harry Romano
2006 Lucky Number Slevin Murphy
2006 Wild Seven Wilson
2007 D-War Jack Wilson
2007 Rise: Blood Hunter Lloyd
2007 Cleaner Arlo Grange
2007 Grampa's Cabin Grampa Short film
2008 Expecting Love George Patten
2008 Touching Home Jim "Perk" Perkins
2008 Jack and Jill vs. the World Norman / Narrator Uncredited
2009 Thick as Thieves Lt. Samuel Weber
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Srgt. Mervis Volkom
2009 Middle Men Louie LA LA
2010 The Bannen Way Mr. B
2010 Red Princess Blues The Storyteller Short film
2010 The Trial Ray
2010 Kalamity Tom Klepack
2011 Girl Walks into a Bar Dodge
2011 The Descendants Scott Thorson Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Nominated—Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2012 Hotel Noir Jim Logan
2013 Olympus Has Fallen General Edward Clegg
2013 Coffee, Kill Boss Walt Ford
2013 Somewhere Slow Chris McConville
2014 Autómata Robert Bold
2014 Run Fast Peter Cirone Short film
2015 The Biffle Murder Case James Burke Short film
2015 The Bridge Partner Don Whalen Short film
2015 Too Late Gordy Lyons
2015 The Program Michael Short film
2015 Survivor Bill Talbot
2015 Home Man Short film
2016 London Has Fallen General Edward Clegg
2016 The American Side Sterling Whitmore
2016 The Confirmation Otto
2016 Bus Driver General Sorbin
2017 Small Town Crime Steve Yendel
2017 Small Crimes Joe Denton Sr.
2017 The Case for Christ Walter Strobel
2017 Acts of Vengeance Chuck
2018 What They Had Norbert Everhardt
2018 Damsel Old Preacher
2018 The Big Take Detective Aborn
2018 Bigger Joe (2008)
2018 Nasty Bob Short film
2019 Phil Bing Fisk
2019 El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Ed Galebraith Released the same day as his death

Behind the ScenesEdit

Robert Forster portrayed General Edward Clegg in Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen.

AppearancesEdit

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