Robert Forster, Star of 'Jackie Brown' and 'Breaking Bad,' Dead at 78

Robert Forster Showtime's TWIN PEAKS TV series premiere Arrivals Los Angeles USA- 19 May 2017

The actor died on Friday at his Los Angeles home from brain cancer, his agent told The Hollywood Reporter.

He also got a best supporting actor Oscar nomination for his role as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown", Berlin said.

David Lynch cast the actor with a distinctive weathered look in Mulholland Drive and in the rebooted Twin Peaks as Sheriff Frank Truman. Forster starred in movies with legendary actors like Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando, with his career simmering down in the early 1990s.

Forster is survived by his longtime mate Denise Grayson, children Elizabeth, Bobby, Kate, and Maeghen, and four grandchildren.

RIP Robert Forster! A truly class act/ Actor!

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Forster was most recently seen in Netflix's Breaking Bad epilogue El Camino, reprising a small but pivotal role that he played in the show towards its end in 2013.

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.

Details of a memorial service have not yet been announced. I met him on the movie Alligator (pic) 40 years ago, and then again on BB.

Deadline's Pete Hammond interviews Robert Forster on his craft. I love you my friend. "Every time it reached a lower level I thought I could tolerate, it dropped some more, and then some more". Thank you for loving me back.

The news about Robert Forster demise has left Hollywood in shock.

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