Actor Robert Forster died on Friday, the day his newest movie, El Camino: A Breaking Unhealthy Film, was launched on Netflix and in choose theaters. In Vince Gilligan’s sequel to Breaking Unhealthy, Forster reprised a memorable character he’d launched in a visitor stint through the authentic collection’ fifth season.
In an emotional tribute posted on Saturday, El Camino and Breaking Unhealthy star Aaron Paul remembered the Oscar nominated actor who died from mind most cancers at age 78.
I’m heartbroken to listen to the information of the passing of Robert Forster. My god. I had the privilege of understanding this lovely man and dealing alongside facet of him. A real gentleman that beloved to behave. I really like you my buddy. Thanks for loving me. You’re and all the time can be a legend. 🖤 pic.twitter.com/CokPGjIDzU
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) October 12, 2019
Incomes a Saturn Award for Finest Visitor Starring Position on Tv in 2013 for Breaking Unhealthy’s Granite State episode, Forster appeared within the last run of the AMC because the laconic Ed, a person of many trades.
Ostensibly, the gentle mannered proprietor of an Albuquerque, New Mexico vacuum cleaner gross sales and providers retailer, the true talent of Forster’s Ed was giving folks full new identities and getting them out of city – for a hefty price in fact.
Ed relocates Bryan Cranston’s Walter White to New Hampshire within the fifth and last season. The actor reveals up considerably within the simply launched El Camino function to carry out an identical operate for Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman.
Breaking Unhealthy star Cranston additionally paid tribute to Forster.
I’m saddened right this moment by the information that Robert Forster has handed away. A stunning man and a consummate actor. I met him on the film Alligator (pic) 40 years in the past, after which once more on BB. I by no means forgot how variety and beneficiant he was to a younger child simply beginning out in Hollywood. RIP Bob. pic.twitter.com/HtunD0Fx6g
— Bryan Cranston (@BryanCranston) October 12, 2019
Dominic Patten contributed to this report.