Dead Men Wear Plaid

in Hits & Misses by
“Dammit. I knew I shoulda worn
the Tommy Bahama today.”

Robert Forster
Actor, Oscar nominee, triple-niner.
July 13, 1941 – October 11, 2019.
Aged 78 years.

Most recognized for: Robert’s 3 decades in acting had few highlights until a role as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown” yielded a Best Supporting Actor nod. From then on, the work – both TV and film – came steadily.  But a failed battle with brain cancer was eventually how Max Cherry got popped.