“I’ve done a lot of genre pictures in my career…I’ve always liked them,” Forster told the Bleecker Street blog upon the release of 2018’s indie drama ‘What They Had’.
Forster played Tim Allen’s father in ‘Last Man Standing,’ a rare comedy appearance and played the father of a comatose mom in Alexander Payne’s ‘The Descendants,’ which was nominated for ensemble acting prizes by SAG and the Gotham Awards.
Born in Rochester, N.Y., Forster started his career on Broadway in ‘Mrs. Dally Has a Lover’ before John Huston cast him in ‘Reflections in a Golden Eye’ opposite Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando.
Forster is survived by his children: Bobby, Elizabeth, Kate, and Maeghen; his grandchildren: Tess, Liam, Jack and Olivia; and long-time partner, Denise Grayson.