Actor Robert Forster died on Friday, the working day his hottest movie, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, was released on Netflix and in choose theaters. In Vince Gilligan’s sequel to Breaking Terrible, Forster reprised a memorable character he’d launched in a guest stint for the duration of the unique series’ fifth time.
In an emotional tribute posted on Saturday, El Camino and Breaking Lousy star Aaron Paul remembered the Oscar nominated actor who died from brain most cancers at age seventy eight.
I am heartbroken to listen to the news of the passing of Robert Forster. My god. I had the privilege of figuring out this wonderful man and operating along aspect of him. A accurate gentleman that liked to act. I love you my good friend. Thank you for loving me. You are and generally will be a legend. 🖤 pic.twitter.com/CokPGjIDzU
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_eight) October twelve, 2019
Earning a Saturn Award for Most effective Visitor Starring Role on Tv in 2013 for Breaking Bad’s Granite Point out episode, Forster appeared in the ultimate operate of the AMC as the laconic Ed, a gentleman of quite a few trades.
Ostensibly, the mild mannered owner of an Albuquerque, New Mexico vacuum cleaner income and expert services retail store, the genuine skill of Forster’s Ed was giving men and women entire new identities and having them out of town – for a significant cost of training course.
Ed relocates Bryan Cranston’s Walter White to New Hampshire in the fifth and ultimate year. The actor demonstrates up appreciably in the just released El Camino characteristic to carry out a equivalent function for Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman.
Breaking Lousy star Cranston also paid out tribute to Forster.
I’m saddened now by the news that Robert Forster has passed away. A attractive man and a consummate actor. I achieved him on the motion picture Alligator (pic) 40 a long time back, and then again on BB. I in no way forgot how type and generous he was to a young child just commencing out in Hollywood. RIP Bob. pic.twitter.com/HtunD0Fx6g
— Bryan Cranston (@BryanCranston) October twelve, 2019
Dominic Patten contributed to this report.