Oscar Nominee Robert Forster talks to Hikari Takano about his legendary career and impossible comeback with Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown" 20 years ago.
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Robert Forster Interview Part 1
- Getting 'Jackie Brown'; From the worst job to the best job in the same year
- "I was dead in the water. No agent, no manager, no lawyer"
- "Quentin's dialogue was very human"
- Auditioning for "Reservoir Dogs" & talking to Quentin
- "Stardom was not going to be my future, so being well thought of at the end was a good fallback strategy"
- Playing bad guys for 13 years after 'Delta Force'
- Working with Thomas Hayden Church in 'Divorce'
- "Could it be the part of the Bail Bondsmen?"
- Tarantino said "I hire anybody I want"
- Months before 'Jackie Brown' came out
- "I hope I see my dad again"
- Tarantino's kind gesture to Forster's father
- "My dad never gave up on me"
- Broadway debut in 1965 & being one of the last contract players for Fox
- Meeting John Huston for "Reflections of a Golden Eye"
- Education from John Huston
- Facing the music
- Sobering lessons in life from playing tennis
- Joe Stein
- "Always do your excellent best & learn to accept what is"
- ROBERT FORSTER'S THREE STEP PROGRAM
- Two rules of money
- "Life is only once so you better make the best of it"