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Tom Hanks will be the next actor to win a 3rd Oscar [Poll Results]

Tom Hanks will be the next actor to win a 3rd Oscar [Poll Results]
According to our most recent poll results, Tom Hanks will be the next actor to win a third Oscar. He was one of nine men that have already won two Academy Awards for acting that were featured in our poll. Hanks beat out second place Robert De Niro and third place Denzel Washington. Even though he hasn’t been nominated since 2000 for “Cast Away,” Hanks is a front-runner for Best Supporting Actor this year as Fred Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”

Only 22 men have ever won multiple Oscars in the acting categories. Three performers hold the record for victories among male actors with three prizes each: Walter Brennan, Daniel Day-Lewis and Jack Nicholson. Brennan won all of his in supporting; Day-Lewis won all as lead; Nicholson won twice for lead and once for supporting. Tour our new photo gallery above of all 22 actors.

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Journeyman actor Robert Forster, Oscar-nominated for ‘Jackie Brown,’ dead at 78

Journeyman actor Robert Forster, Oscar-nominated for ‘Jackie Brown,’ dead at 78
Actor Robert Forster‘s first film, 1967’s “Reflections in a Golden Eye,” starred Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando, who already were Hollywood legends. But he managed to make a splash on screen in the John Huston-directed dark-themed drama set in a 1940s U.S. Army post by playing a kinky soldier who enjoyed racing through the woods stark naked on top of a black stallion.

His final film, which opened on October 11 — the day he was dead from brain cancer at 78 — was “El Camino,” a spin-off of AMC’s crime series “Breaking Bad” released by Netflix, in which he reprised his role as Ed, a vacuum cleaner repairman who works undercover as a new identity expert who assists Bryan Cranston‘s Walter White. Cranston, who first met Forster when he worked as a special effects assistant on “Alligator” was among the many who paid tribute to his co-star:

I’m
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How Robert Forster Broke Out With Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Jackie Brown’ and Never Looked Back

How Robert Forster Broke Out With Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Jackie Brown’ and Never Looked Back
It is no surprise how many people are expressing grief at the death of Robert Forster from brain cancer at age 78. It was far too soon. He’s actually on screen now, in Vince Gilligan’s “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” which hit both theaters and Netflix this weekend.

Anyone who met Forster knows what a kindly man he was, often handing out elegant silver letter openers to set visitors and new acquaintances; he gave me my second at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where he was promoting the intimate family drama “What They Had.” He steals the movie and provides its emotional center as the tough but vulnerable patriarch doggedly hanging onto his wife (Blythe Danner) as she slips into Alzheimer’s.

Bryan Cranston described his “Alligator,” “Breaking Bad,” and “El Camino” costar Forster as a “lovely man and a consummate actor,” he tweeted. “I never
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How Robert Forster Broke Out With Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Jackie Brown’ and Never Looked Back

How Robert Forster Broke Out With Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Jackie Brown’ and Never Looked Back
It is no surprise how many people are expressing grief at the death of Robert Forster from brain cancer at age 78. It was far too soon. He’s actually on screen now, in Vince Gilligan’s “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” which hit both theaters and Netflix this weekend.

Anyone who met Forster knows what a kindly man he was, often handing out elegant silver letter openers to set visitors and new acquaintances; he gave me my second at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where he was promoting the intimate family drama “What They Had.” He steals the movie and provides its emotional center as the tough but vulnerable patriarch doggedly hanging onto his wife (Blythe Danner) as she slips into Alzheimer’s.

Bryan Cranston described his “Alligator,” “Breaking Bad,” and “El Camino” costar Forster as a “lovely man and a consummate actor,” he tweeted. “I never
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Robert Forster Remembered in Hollywood as ‘Uncommonly Kind’ and ‘a True Gentleman’

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Robert Forster Remembered in Hollywood as ‘Uncommonly Kind’ and ‘a True Gentleman’
Celebrity fans and friends of Robert Forster came out in droves to pay tribute to the “Jackie Brown” and “Twin Peaks” actor, who died Friday from brain cancer.

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, who directed Forster in his Academy Award-nominated role as bail bondsman Max Cherry in “Jackie Brown,” released a statement, saying casting him in that film “was one of the best choices I’ve ever made in my life.”

“Today the world is left with one less gentlemen,” Tarantino’s statement reads. “One less square shooter. One less good man. One less wonderful father. One less marvelous actor. I remember all the breakfasts we had at silver spoons. All the stories. All the kind words. All the support. Casting Robert Forster in Jackie Brown was one of the best choices I’ve ever made in my life. I will miss you dearly my old friend. Bye bye Max. Bye bye Miles.
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Robert Forster, Oscar Nominee, Dead At 78

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Forster in Tarantino's "Jackie Brown".

By Lee Pfeiffer

Actor Robert Forster has passed away from brain cancer at age 78. Forster enjoyed a long career that included many major feature films as well appearances on popular television shows. He made his feature film debut in director John Huston's 1967 pyscho-sexual drama "Reflections in a Golden Eye". In the film, Forster played a hunky U.S. Army private with a penchant for taking nude nighttime horseback rides, a scenario that obsesses a secretly gay officer played by Marlon Brando. He would soon land a plum supporting role opposite Gregory Peck in the 1969 western thriller "The Stalking Moon". That same year, Forster had a rare leading role in director Haskell Wexler's controversial and acclaimed counter-culture drama "Medium Cool" that chronicled the riots at the `1968 Democratic convention in Chicago. Stardom didn't follow, however, and Forster soon found himself laboring in supporting roles in mostly forgettable films.
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Robert Forster, Celebrated Jackie Brown Actor, Dies at 78

Alec Bojalad Oct 12, 2019

Robert Forster, the prolific actor best known for roles in Jackie Brown and the recent El Camino, has died at 78.

Robert Forster, a prolific actor whose career spanned over a hundred films including a starring role in 1997's Jackie Brown, has died at 78. Forster died at his Los Angeles home from brain cancer. Deadline reported the news, which was confirmed by Forster's family and representatives.

Born in Rochester, New York, Forster moved to New York City to pursue an acting career shortly after graduating from the University of Rochester. His film-acting career began in 1967 with a small role in the Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando-starring film Reflections in a Golden Eye. He would go on to work consistently through six decades, culminating most recently with a role in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, which premiered on the same day of Forster's death.

In the Breaking Bad universe,
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Robert Forster, Oscar-Nominated ‘Jackie Brown’ Actor, Dead at 78

Robert Forster, Oscar-Nominated ‘Jackie Brown’ Actor, Dead at 78
Robert Forster, the longtime character actor who experienced a career resurgence after his Oscar-nominated performance in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, has died at the age of 78.

The actor’s publicist confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter that Forster died Friday at his Los Angeles home following a battle with brain cancer.

Forster’s death came the same day his final role was released on Netflix: A reprisal of his Breaking Bad role of Ed “the Disappearer” in the spinoff film El Camino.

“With more than 100 film credits spanning six decades,
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R.I.P. Robert Forster (1941 – 2019)

Oscar-nominated American actor Robert Forster has passed away aged 78 after losing a battle with brain cancer. Forster began his career on stage in the 1960s before being cast by John Huston in 1967’s Reflections in a Golden Eye alongside Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor. He followed this up in 1969 with Medium Cool before […]

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Robert Forster Dead at 78

Robert Forster Dead at 78
Robert Forster, an Academy Award nominee for 1997’s Jackie Brown and who reprised his Breaking Bad role in the just-released El Camino follow-up movie, died on Friday following a battle with brain cancer. He was 78.

After starting out his career with roles in such movies as Reflections in a Golden Eye (opposite Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando) and Medium Cool, Forster headlined a pair of short-lived TV series, NBC’s Banyon and then ABC’s Nakia.

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Robert Forster, Oscar-Nommed Star of ‘Jackie Brown,’ Dies at 78

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Robert Forster, Oscar-Nommed Star of ‘Jackie Brown,’ Dies at 78
Robert Forster, a prolific character actor who was nominated for an Oscar for Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown” and appeared in more than 100 films, died Friday in Los Angeles of brain cancer. He was 78.

Tarantino created the bail bondsman character Max Cherry with Forster in mind, and the role netted him his first Academy Award nomination.

Most recently Forster reprised his “Breaking Bad” role as Ed in “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” which was released Friday, and appeared in Steven Spielberg’s “Amazing Stories” and in “Werewolf.”

David Lynch cast the actor with a distinctive weathered look in “Mulholland Dr.” and in the rebooted “Twin Peaks” as Sheriff Frank Truman.

“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,
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Robert Forster, Oscar-Nominated ‘Jackie Brown’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ Star, Dies at 78

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Robert Forster, Oscar-Nominated ‘Jackie Brown’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ Star, Dies at 78
Robert Forster, a character actor best known for “Twin Peaks” and his Oscar-nominated performance in Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown,” has died. He was 78.

The New York native, who suffered from brain cancer, died Friday in his Los Angeles home.

Forster made his first impression on Hollywood audiences in back-to-back movies set in the Army, the first being in 1967 playing the free-spirited, birthday-suit-loving Army private Ellgee Williams in John Huston’s “Reflections in a Golden Eye,” starring Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor. The next year, he played a half-breed scout in “The Stalking Moon” opposite Gregory Peck.

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In the years that followed, Forster had roles in films like “The Lady in Red,” “The Black Hole,” “Delta Force” and “Peacemaker,” but it was Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown” that gave his career a boost… and an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

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Robert Forster Dies: Academy Award Nominated ‘Jackie Brown’ Star Who Appeared In More Than 100 Films Was 78

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Robert Forster Dies: Academy Award Nominated ‘Jackie Brown’ Star Who Appeared In More Than 100 Films Was 78
Robert Forster, an Academy Award nominee for his work as Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, died at his Los Angeles home today following a brief battle with brain cancer. His death was confirmed by his family and representatives.

Forster appeared in more than 100 films, including his latest, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, released today via Netflix.

Born in Rochester, New York, Forster, a member of Triple Nine Society, graduated from the University of Rochester and then moved to New York City, where he was quickly cast in the Broadway production Mrs. Dally Has a Lover, opposite Arlene Francis.

Forster’s performance caught the eye of director John Huston, who cast him in his first film, Reflections in a Golden Eye, with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando. He then worked with renowned director Haskell Wexler on Medium Cool, which became a classic due to its filming during
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Robert Forster, Resurgent Oscar Nominee From 'Jackie Brown,' Dies at 78

Robert Forster, Resurgent Oscar Nominee From 'Jackie Brown,' Dies at 78
Robert Forster, the stalwart leading man whose Oscar-nominated performance as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown made for one of Hollywood's most heartwarming comeback stories, has died. He was 78.

Forster died Friday at his Los Angeles home of brain cancer, his publicist told The Hollywood Reporter.

With his chiseled good looks, steely chin and earnest gaze, Forster exuded a raw truthfulness. He made his film debut opposite Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor in John Huston's Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), then sparkled as an ethically challenged cameraman in Haskell Wexler's ultra-realistic Medium ...
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Oscars poll: Which actor will be the next to win a 3rd Academy Award?

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Oscars poll: Which actor will be the next to win a 3rd Academy Award?
Only 22 men have ever won multiple Oscars in the acting categories. Three performers hold the record for victories among male actors with three prizes each: Walter Brennan, Daniel Day-Lewis and Jack Nicholson. Brennan won all of his in supporting; Day-Lewis won all as lead; Nicholson won twice for lead and once for supporting. Tour our new photo gallery above of all 22 actors.

But which of the others is the most likely to take home a third? Take our new poll below to let us know who you think will be next with this achievement. Be sure to visit our other recent poll with the 10 actresses who could achieve this feat (won by Cate Blanchett) and our gallery of 20 actresses.

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Director Euzhan Palcy says Hollywood found her ideas 'too black'

Barbican in London is shining a light on film-maker’s work as part of Black History Month

The first black woman to direct a Hollywood film says she was turned down repeatedly for projects because her ideas were “too black”, even after Marlon Brando earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in her film about apartheid, A Dry White Season.

Euzhan Palcy – whose work is part of Black History Month seasons at the Barbican in London and Home in Manchester – broke through in the mid-1980s with her film Sugar Cane Alley but stepped away from Hollywood in the 90s after repeated rejections.
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The System (The Girl-Getters)

England’s swingin’ ’60s were more than A Hard Day’s Night, the Mersey Beat and slapstick in the street with Rita Tushingham. Michael Winner got the scene off to an early start with this beach-set tale of ‘clever lads’ that cooperate to score with vacationing girls. Oliver Reed gives a sterling performance as Tinker, a photo-snapper who takes on a tall target — an independent, posh model with her own amorous agenda. The romance proceeds in a positive direction… or is Tinker fooling himself?

The System (The Girl-Getters)

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Powerhouse Indicator

1964 / B&w / 1:85 / 90 min. / / Street Date September 23, 2019 / available from Powerhouse Films UK / £15.99

Starring: Oliver Reed, Jane Merrow, Barbara Ferris, Julia Foster, Harry Andrews, Ann Lynn, Guy Doleman, David Hemmings.

Cinematography: Nicholas Roeg

Film Editor: Fred Burnley

Original Music: Stanley Black

Songs: The Searchers, The Marauders, The Rocking Berries

Written by Peter Draper

Produced by Kenneth Shipman

Directed by Michael
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The Third Man review – torn between heaven and hell, a classic noir

Blustering, conceited, charming – Orson Welles is still spellbinding in Carol Reed’s compelling parable of guilt, now rereleased 70 years on

‘You used to believe in God!” That’s the devastating accusation – or reminder – hurled at the sinister fugitive Harry Lime by his old pal Holly Martins in this movie’s famous scene, high up on Vienna’s Riesenrad ferris wheel. For a fraction of a second, the memory disconcerts the smooth-talking rogue, until he resumes his cynical and specious charm: his legendary speech about Switzerland’s renowned peace producing only the cuckoo clock is part of Lime’s emotional regrouping, the defiant restating of his amorality. The Third Man – written for the screen by Graham Greene and directed by Carol Reed – is now rereleased for its 70th anniversary. Greene’s script looks less and less secular to me as the years go by.

Martins, an American pulp writer of westerns played by Joseph Cotten,
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Back to One, Episode 76: Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker’s work in Elia Kazan’s Baby Doll and Jack Garfein’s Something Wild is just as impressive and valuable as any performance delivered by her legendary Actors Studio contemporaries Marlon Brando and James Dean. So why isn’t she talked about in the same way? After the simultaneous sensation and scandal of Baby Doll (it was condemned by the Legion of Decency), Baker became a star, but she spent most of her career either avoiding sex-symbol roles or begrudgingly accepting them. Despite a handful of other great performances, conflicts with studios, producers, and […]
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Back to One, Episode 76: Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker’s work in Elia Kazan’s Baby Doll and Jack Garfein’s Something Wild is just as impressive and valuable as any performance delivered by her legendary Actors Studio contemporaries Marlon Brando and James Dean. So why isn’t she talked about in the same way? After the simultaneous sensation and scandal of Baby Doll (it was condemned by the Legion of Decency), Baker became a star, but she spent most of her career either avoiding sex-symbol roles or begrudgingly accepting them. Despite a handful of other great performances, conflicts with studios, producers, and […]
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