Frederic Forrest

Actor
This slim, squinty-eyed actor has had only spotty luck in films after a promising start, but more success in TV movies and mini-series. The Waxahachie, TX native attended three colleges and served six years in the Army ... Read more »
Born: 12/23/1936 in Waxahachie, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (74)

All The King's Men 2006 (Movie)

Willie's father (Actor)

The Spreading Ground 2003 (Movie)

Detective Michael McGivern (Actor)

A Piece of Eden 2000 (Movie)

Paulo Tredici (Actor)

Shadow Hours 2000 (Movie)

Sean (Actor)

U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848) 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Voice

Horton Foote's Alone 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Point Blank 1998 (Movie)

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Whatever 1998 (Movie)

Mr Chaminsky (Actor)

Black Thunder 1997 (Movie)

cameo appearance (Actor)

Boogie Boy 1997 (Movie)

Edsel Dundee (Actor)

The Brave 1997 (Movie)

Lou Sr (Actor)

The End of Violence 1997 (Movie)

MacDermot (Actor)

Double Jeopardy 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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One of Our Own 1996 (Movie)

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One Night Stand 1995 (Movie)

Michael Josslyn (Actor)

Chasers 1994 (Movie)

Duane (Actor)

Lassie 1994 (Movie)

Sam Garland (Actor)

Double Obsession 1993 (Movie)

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Falling Down 1993 (Movie)

Surplus Store Owner (Actor)

Rain Without Thunder 1993 (Movie)

Walker Point Warden (Actor)

Hidden Fears 1992 (Movie)

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Trauma 1992 (Movie)

Dr Judd (Actor)

Twin Sisters 1992 (Movie)

Steve Delvaux (Actor)

21 Jump Street 1986 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Die Kinder 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Cat Chaser 1990 (Movie)

Nolan Tyner (Actor)

The Two Jakes 1990 (Movie)

Newty (Actor)

Margaret Bourke-White 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Music Box 1989 (Movie)

Jack Burke (Actor)

Valentino Returns 1989 (Movie)

Sonny Gibbs (Actor)

Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Little Girl Lost 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Tucker: the Man and His Dream 1988 (Movie)

Eddie Dean (Actor)

Quo Vadis 1987 (Movie)

Petronius (Actor)

Stacking 1987 (Movie)

Buster McGuire (Actor)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Return 1986 (Movie)

Brian Stoving (Actor)

Where Are the Children? 1986 (Movie)

Courtney Parrish (Actor)

Calamity Jane 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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The Parade 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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The Stone Boy 1984 (Movie)

Andy Jansen (Actor)

Valley Girl 1983 (Movie)

Steve Richman (Actor)

Hammett 1982 (Movie)

Samuel Dashiell Hammett (Actor)

Saigon - Year of the Cat 1982 (Movie)

Bob Chesneau (Actor)

One From the Heart 1981 (Movie)

Hank (Actor)

Apocalypse Now 1979 (Movie)

Hicks--the (Actor)

The Rose 1978 (Movie)

Dyer (Actor)

It's Alive 2 1977 (Movie)

Eugene Scott (Actor)

The Missouri Breaks 1975 (Movie)

Cary (Actor)

Permission to Kill 1974 (Movie)

Scott Alexander (Actor)

Gravy Train 1973 (Movie)

Rut (Actor)

The Conversation 1973 (Movie)

Mark (Actor)

The Don Is Dead 1972 (Movie)

Tony (Actor)

When the Legends Die 1971 (Movie)

Tom Black Bull (Actor)

Against the Wall (TV Show)

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Andersonville (TV Show)

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Best Kept Secrets (TV Show)

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Brando (TV Show)

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Citizen Cohn (TV Show)

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Crash Dive (TV Show)

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Gotham (TV Show)

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Implicated (TV Show)

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Larry (TV Show)

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Lonesome Dove (TV Show)

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Militia (TV Show)

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Path To War (TV Show)

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Promise Him Anything... (TV Show)

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Right to Kill? (TV Show)

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Ruby and Oswald (TV Show)

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The Deliberate Stranger (TV Show)

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The Habitation of Dragons (TV Show)

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Who Will Love My Children? (TV Show)

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Biography

This slim, squinty-eyed actor has had only spotty luck in films after a promising start, but more success in TV movies and mini-series. The Waxahachie, TX native attended three colleges and served six years in the Army before moving to New York to study acting. After doing time in stock and at Lee Strasberg's Actors Studio, Forrest appeared onstage in "Futz," "Viet Rock," and "Silhouettes."

Relationships

Frederic F Forrest

Father

Virginia A Forrest

Mother

Marilu Henner Actor

Wife
Met on set of "Hammet" (1982) Married Sept. 28, 1980 after knowing one another for only six months Divorced 1982

EDUCATION

studied acting in New York with Marjorie Butterworth, Irene Daily and Sanford Meisner

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth , Texas

Actors Studio

New York , New York
studied with Lee Strasberg

University of Colorado

Boulder , Colorado

University of Oklahoma

Norman , Oklahoma

Milestones

1987

TV series debut as Captain Jenko on the popular, "21 Jump Street"

1986

Appeared in first miniseries about the Ted Bundy murders, "The Deliberate Stranger"

1974

First collaboration with Francis Ford Coppola, "The Conversation"

1974

TV-movie debut in the title role, "Larry"

1972

Feature film debut, "When the Legends Die"

Bonus Trivia

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In a new push for his career, Forrest signed with personal manager Michael Wallach in 1997.

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