Oscar nominated actor Robert Forster has died at the age of 78 in NY most recently he became famous for role of Ed Galbraith, or The Disappearer on Breaking Bad and on the recently streamed El Camino.
Forster passed away in Los Angeles on Friday surrounded by his family, his long-time publicist Kathie Berlin told CNN. "A lovely man and a consummate actor", and he recalled meeting Forster on the movie "Alligator" almost four decades ago. I'll take you to my fave place for breakfast.
"I never forgot how kind and generous he was to a young kid just starting out in Hollywood", Cranston wrote in the tweet. "He gave me a career back and the last 14 years have been fabulous". "You are and always will be a legend".
"RIP Robert Forster! A truly class act/ Actor!" "Dally Has a Lover" put him on the radar of Darryl Zanuck, who signed him to a studio contract.
Details of a memorial service have not yet been announced.
In an interview with Fandor a year ago, Forster recalled that when presented with the script for "Jackie Brown", he told Tarantino, "I'm sure they're not going to let you hire me".
He was nominated for best actor in a supporting role for "Jackie Brown" at the 1998 Academy Awards, but the award went to Robin Williams for "Good Will Hunting".
Forster is survived by his four children, four grandchildren, and long-time partner, Denise Grayson.
Besides El Camino, Forster completed two additional projects in 2019: Steven Spielberg's upcoming web television series Amazing Stories and Werewolf.