Friday, 23 January 2009

Ben Foster

At the age of sixteen, Foster dropped out of high school and moved to Los Angeles. In 1996-97, he appeared in the television series Flash Forward. In the next three years, Foster had small roles in two made-for-TV movies and in two episodes of the series Freaks and Geeks.

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In 2001, he acted in Get Over It. Foster also had a recurring role as Russell Corwin (22 episodes) in the HBO Original Series, Six Feet Under. After he made 11:14 and The Punisher, Foster also appeared in Hostage at the side of Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak and Michelle Horn. In 2006, Foster appeared in X-Men: The Last Stand as the comic-book hero Angel/Warren Worthington III.

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A notable role was in the crime thriller Alpha Dog, in which he played Jake Mazursky, a drug addict. Foster added glaucoma drops to his eyes during filming in order to simulate the appearance of a drug abuser.


In 2007, he played cold-blooded killer Charlie Prince in the critically acclaimed 3:10 to Yuma.

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