Biography: Frederic Forrest was born and raised in Waxahachie, Texas. He attended Texas Christian University and the University of Oklahoma. He began working in local theatre groups in Texas and draming of being a serious actor, left for New York and the Actor's Studio where he studied under Stanford Meisner and Lee Strasberg. He began appearing in Greenwich Village cafes and working off-Broadway and in other experimental theatre groups. His film debut came in 1972 with the role of Tom Black Bull in "When the Legends Die".
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