in , ,

Frederic Forrest Has Passed Away At Age 86, Huge Loss To The Film Community

It has been announced that the acclaimed actor Frederic Forrest has sadly passed at the age 86 on June 23, 2023 in California. He was a very versatile actor who starred in a variety of films and television shows. Known for his intensity and his ability to bring realism to his characters, his death is a tremendous loss to the film and television industry.

What do we know about Frederic Forrest’s death?

Frederic Forrest died on June 23, 2023, at his home in Santa Monica, California. His death was announced by Bette Midler, his co-star in ‘The Rose’ (1979), with whom he won multiple awards. The cause of death has not been released, but it was said that he had been suffering from a long illness. It is possible that the family will release more information at a later date, but for now, this is all we know.

“The great and beloved Frederic Forrest has died. Thank you to all of his fans and friends for all their support these last few months. He was a remarkable actor, and a brilliant human being, and I was lucky to have him in my life. He was at peace.”

Bette Midler

Frederic Forrest, A Legacy of Excellence:

Forrest was born in Waxahachie, Texas, in 1936. He studied acting at Texas Christian University and then moved to New York City to pursue his career. He worked as a page at NBC Studios while studying under Sanford Meisner and Lee Strasberg. Forrest made his film debut in ‘When Legends Die’ (1972) and went on to star in a number of other notable films, including ‘The Godfather Part II’ (1974), ‘The Challenge’ (1982), and ‘Falling Down’ (1993). He also had a successful career in television, appearing in shows such as ‘Miami Vice’, ‘The X-Files,’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.’

Some of his most notable roles include Huston Dyer in ‘The Rose’ (1979), Jay “Chef” Hicks in ‘Apocalypse Now’ (1979), and Terry Lennox in ‘The Conversation’ (1974). Frederic Forrest was a talented actor who will be missed by his huge fanbase. He is survived by his wife, Carol, his two children, and his many friends and colleagues.