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Encyclopedia > Ben Foster (actor)
Ben Foster

Born October 29, 1980 (1980-10-29) (age 26)
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Ben Foster (born October 29, 1980) is a Daytime Emmy- and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American actor. He is known for his roles in the teen movies Liberty Heights and Get Over It, as well as the action films Hostage (2005), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and 3:10 To Yuma (2007). For other people with this name, see Ben Foster (disambiguation) Ben Foster (born October 29, 1980) is an American actor. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 544 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (545 × 601 pixel, file size: 83 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Ben Foster (footballer) ... is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... “Boston” redirects here. ... is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York- based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Liberty Heights is a 1999 comedy-drama film by writer-director Barry Levinson. ... Get Over It is a 2001 film directed by Tommy OHaver. ... Promotional poster for Hostage. ...

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Biography

Early life

Foster was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Stephen Foster, a restaurateur;[1] he has a younger brother, Jon, who is also an actor. Foster's parents, whom he has described as "free-spirited, Vietnam-protesting hippies", relocated to the small town of Fairfield, Iowa four years after he was born, after their Boston house was burglarized while they were present.[2] Foster's family was one of the few Jewish families in the town.[2] Foster's parents were associated with the Transcendental Meditation movement, and Foster attended the private elementary school operated by the movement, which was known as the Maharishi School for the Age of Enlightenment. “Boston” redirects here. ... Jon Foster in The Door in the Floor, 2004 Jon Foster (born August 3, 1984) is an American actor. ... Fairfield is a city in Jefferson County, Iowa. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... // Transcendental Meditation or TM is a trademarked meditation technique introduced in 1958 by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi that involves the mental use of specific sounds, called mantras. ...


Career

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. 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. A notable role was in the crime thriller Alpha Dog, in which he played Jake Mazursky, a drug dealer. Foster added glaucoma drops to his eyes during filming in order to simulate the appearance of a drug abuser.[3]In 2007 he made a star turn as cold-blooded killer Charlie Prince in the critically acclaimed 3:10 to Yuma. Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article is about the narrative device. ... Freaks and Geeks was an American television series, created by Paul Feig and produced by Judd Apatow, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 TV season. ... Get Over It is a 2001 film directed by Tommy OHaver. ... The Six Feet Under ensemble. ... Six Feet Under is a critically acclaimed American television drama created by Alan Ball that was originally broadcast from 2001 to 2005. ... For the 1989 movie starring Dolph Lundgren, see The Punisher (1989 film) . The Punisher is a 2004 movie, based on the Marvel Comics character, starring Thomas Jane as Frank Castle and John Travolta as Howard Saint, the gangster who orders the death of Castles entire family. ... Promotional poster for Hostage. ... Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, Germany) is an American actor and singer. ... Kevin Pollak Kevin E. Pollak (born on October 30, 1957 in San Francisco, California) is an American actor and comedian, best known for his uncanny impressions of Christopher Walken and William Shatner. ... Michelle Horn (b. ... Archangel (Warren Worthington III), originally and still occasionally known as Angel, is a Marvel Comics superhero, best known as one of the founding members of the mutant super-team known as the X-Men. ... For the term relating to dog behavior, see Alpha (biology). ... These lollipops, above, were found to contain heroin when inspected by the US Drug Enforcement Administration In jurisdictions where legislation restricts or prohibits the sale of certain popular drugs, it is common for an illegal drugs trade to develop. ...


Personal life

Foster is currently dating Zoe Kravitz.[4] Zoe Isabella Kravitz (born December 1, 1988) is an American actress known for her roles in The Brave One with Jodie Foster and No Reservations with Catherine Zeta-Jones. ...


Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Kounterfeit Travis
1998 Breakfast with Einstein Ryan
I've Been Waiting for You Charlie
2000 Freaks and Geeks Eli
1999 Liberty Heights Ben Kurtzman
2001 Get Over It Berke Landers/Lysander
2002 Big Trouble Matt Arnold
The Laramie Project Aaron Kreifels
Bang, Bang, You're Dead Trevor Adams
2003 Phone Booth Big Q uncredited
Northfork Cod
11:14 Eddie
2004 The Punisher Dave
2005 Hostage Mars Krupcheck
2006 The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things Fleshy Boy limited release
X-Men: The Last Stand Angel/Warren Worthington III
2007 Alpha Dog Jake Mazursky
3:10 to Yuma Charlie Prince
30 Days of Night The Stranger
2008 The Laws of Motion Jay

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References

  1. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/31/Ben-Foster.html
  2. ^ a b Miller, Gerri (1999). "Foster Reaches for the "Heights"". JVibe. Retrieved on 2006-12-12. 
  3. ^ "X-MEN STAR FOSTER RISKS EYESIGHT TO PLAY DRUGGIE", Contact Music, 2006-12-12. Retrieved on 2006-12-12. 
  4. ^ http://www.bossip.com/4764/zoe-kravitz-down-with-the-swirl/

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