Robert R. Fortier was born Nov. 5, 1926, West Hollywood, Calif. He was a dancer, actor, boat-builder, sailor and a commercial fisherman. A character actor and dancer with stage experience from Broadway in "Pal Joey" (1952) and "Me and Juliet" (1953). Robert Fortier appeared in 47 feature films and TV-productions from 1950 to 1985. He frequently worked with director Robert Altman. Including a memorable crafted role as Edgar Hart in 3 Women (1977). Robert Fortier died of a heart attack on New Year's Day, 2005 in Orange, California.