Actor Robert Forster Dead at 78; Samuel L. Jackson Leads Tributes

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Actor Robert Forster died Friday after a short battle with brain cancer. The 78-year-old appeared in the TV show “Breaking Bad” and its film spinoff “El Camino,” which was released on Netflix on Friday. He was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Pam Grier, and Robert De Niro as bail bondsman Max Cherry in “Jackie Brown.” Jackson tweeted a tribute to his former co-star, calling him a “class act.”

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SOURCE: The Daily Beast – Barbie Latza Nadeau