Zivia Forster, an American by birth, was briefly married to the famous American actor Robert Forster from 1978 to 1980. Prior to their marriage, Zivia had appeared on screen from time to time. Following their divorce, Zivia went on to live her own life, though she is still referred to as the former wife of Robert Forster.
Before marrying Zivia, Robert was married to June from May 1966 to September 1975. Together, they had three daughters named Elizabeth, Katherine, and Maeghen. After his separation from Zivia, from 2004 until his death in 2019, Robert spent his time with Denise Grayson, a member of the High IQ Triple Nine Society.
Robert Forster, also known as Robert Wallace Forster Jr., was born on June 13, 1941 in Rochester, New York. He attended the University of Rochester, where he started his career in acting and met his first wife, June. Robert Wallace Forster Jr. was named after his father, Robert Wallace Forster Sr. Later, after achieving fame in Hollywood, he added an extra “r” to his surname to avoid confusion with another famous actor named Robert Foster.
Forster gained recognition in the industry for his spectacular performances in supporting roles in films like “Reflections in a Golden Eye” and “The Stalking Moon.” He gained even more popularity after appearing in Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown” in 1997, receiving a flood of offers for various roles in films such as “Like Mike,” “Lucky Number Slevin,” “Firewall,” and many more. Robert Forster’s last film, “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” premiered on the day of his death, October 11, 2019. For his role in “Jackie Brown,” Forster won the Kansas City Film Critic Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1998 and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the same year. He also won other awards, including the Saturn Award for his role in “Breaking Bad” in 2014 and the Icon Award for his body of work.
Forster is best known in the industry and among his fans for his iconic roles in “Medium Cool,” “The Black Hole,” “The Delta Force,” and “Jackie Brown.” He passed away at the age of 78 at his home in Los Angeles on October 11, 2019, after being diagnosed with brain cancer in June of the same year.
Though Zivia Forster’s marriage to Robert Forster was short-lived, lasting only two years, she is still known as his former wife.