In 2007, Foster had a starring role in Nick Cassavetes' Alpha Dog as a crystal meth-addicted skinhead. In 2008, he impressed audiences and critics alike with his inspired portrayal of outlaw Charlie Prince in James Mangold's 3:10 to Yuma.
In 2009, he starred opposite Woody Harrelson and Samantha Morton in Oren Moverman's critically acclaimed The Messenger. A moving portrayal of one soldier's journey to re-assimilate into the civilian world after his turn in Iraq.
In addition to The Mechanic, Foster has another January premiere performance in the film Here, for director Braden King; it's the first feature length, English language American film to be shot entirely in Armenia, and it's in competition at January's 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Ben Foster is currently shooting a role in Rampart, reuniting him with the team of writer/director Oren Moverman and actor Woody Harrelson, which also marks his debut as a film producer. This February, he will star opposite Mark Wahlberg in Universal's Contraband.
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Ben Foster Facts
|Birthday||October 29, 1980 (41)|
|Birthplace||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Ben Foster compared to you?|