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Steve Forrest
Birth: Sep. 29, 1925
Huntsville
Walker County
Texas, USA
Death: May 18, 2013
Thousand Oaks
Ventura County
California, USA

American Actor. Born William Forrest Andrews, he was one of 13 children. At 18, he enlisted in the Army during World War II, attaining the rank of sergeant and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. After the war, he moved to Los Angeles and attended UCLA where he graduated with honors in 1950 with a bachelor's degree in theater arts. While working as a stagehand at the La Jolla Playhouse outside San Diego, he was discovered by Hollywood legend Gregory Peck, who cast him in the summer stock production of 'Goodbye Again' and arranged for his first screen test with MGM, where he was placed under contract. In 1953, he earned the Most Promising Newcomer award from the Golden Globes for his performance in the Warner Bros. film 'So Big'. In a career that spanned six decades, among films he appeared in were 'Prisoner of War' (1954), 'The Living Idol' (1957), 'Flaming Star' (1960), 'The Longest Day' (1962), 'Rascal' (1969), 'The Wild Country' (1970), 'North Dallas Forty' (1979), 'Mommie Dearest' (1981), 'Sahara' (1983), 'Amazon Women on the Moon' (1987) and 'S.W.A.T.' (2003). Among television series he was featured in were 'Playhouse 90', 'Outlaws', 'Death Valley Days', 'The Virginian', 'Rawhide', 'Bonanza', 'Insight', 'Alias Smith and Jones', 'Ironside', 'Night Gallery', 'Medical Center', 'The Rookies', 'Dallas', and 'Murder, She Wrote', however his most memorable TV role was that of Lt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson on 'S.W.A.T.' from 1975 through '76. Forrest, who was the brother of actor Dana Andrews, was also an avid and accomplished golfer and frequently played in charity tournaments around the world. He died of natural causes. (bio by: Louis Mata) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Forrest Andrews (1881 - 1940)
  Annis Speed Andrews (1888 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  Wilton Wayland Andrews (1906 - 1990)*
  Harlan Glenmoore Andrews (1907 - 1971)*
  Dana Andrews (1909 - 1992)*
  Charles Speed Andrews (1910 - 1953)*
  Hazel Annis Andrews (1912 - 1913)*
  Ralph Lowery Andrews (1914 - 1998)*
  Margaret Alton Andrews (1916 - 1918)*
  Evelyn Hope Andrews (1917 - 1918)*
  David James Andrews (1919 - 2009)*
  John Lincoln Andrews (1920 - 2002)*
  Mary Annice Andrews Brown (1922 - 1990)*
  Steve Forrest (1925 - 2013)
  Lois Kathryne Andrews (1927 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park
Westlake Village
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Record added: May 21, 2013
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- Julie A (Eskridge) Taylor
 Added: Sep. 2, 2014
thanks for serving and R.I.P.
- JMW
 Added: Aug. 20, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 24, 2014
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