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Oscar-Nominee Robert Forster

Oscar-Nominee Robert Forster

Special Event  |  A Conversation with Robert Forster

Oscar-Nominee will appear as part of artist residency at the Burchfield Penney

Monday, October 28, 2013, 7:30–9 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Academy Award® Nominee Robert Forster will spend riveting hour of insider movie and theater talk at the Burchfield Penney as part of the actor's artist residency at the Center.

Forster has built a reputation for his solid work in films and television across a wide range of genres. Forster has appeared in more than 100 films, starting in 1967 with Reflections in a Golden Eye followed by Medium Cool, The Stalking Moon, Alligator, Vigilante (the Blu-ray release of which earned him the moniker “Grindhouse Giant” by The New York Times), The Black Hole and Stunts, and the TV series Banyon. For 13 years he played villains – starting with Delta Force (1985), ending with one of his all-time favorites, American Perfekt (1997). Since his Oscar-nominated role of Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown (1997), his films include Olympus Has Fallen; Best Picture Nominee The Descendants; Middle Men; Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past; Thick As Thieves; Like Mike; Me, Myself & Irene; Firewall; Lakeboat and Diamond Men; and TV series Last Man Standing; Breaking Bad; Alcatraz; Heroes; Huff!; Karen Sisco and Fastlane.

Admission is $10 and free for Buffalo State students with ID. Tickets are available by phone at 716-878-6011 during gallery hours or online (follow the link on the right of this page). Students must reserve their tickets in person at the Burchfield Penney during gallery hours.