Forrest Compton, the famous actor, who got fame from his work in ‘The Edge of Night. ‘ He passed on Saturday, April 4, due to the Corona virus at the age of 94. His news of the death was reported by his close friends.
Forrest Compton was born on September 15, 1925, in Pennsylvania, the U.S. The actor is mostly known for his works on television. Compton belonged to a common family where his father was feeding the family by selling aluminium pots.
He also fought in World War II from 103rd Infantry Division. He joined Infantry after his school life. After the war, the Law and political science from Swarthmore College. Along with it, he also started taking acting classes. On completion of his course, he got a degree of Masters in Fine arts from Yale School of Drama.
His most famous character is of Mike Karr, the protagonist of the long-running and successfully daily soap ‘The Edge of Night ‘. Also, he worked in the NBC series The Troubleshooters.
Some of his other famous roles were of battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Edward Grey in 1960. Another role was of President Fylnn in 1991. He also worked in other famous soaps such as All the Children and as it World turns.
After his college, he was broken up with Paul Newman. But, at a time, he told that Paul shared a special bond with him and is a good human being. He also shared regarding the dressing of salads by Paul. This shows a deep friendship among both.
The news has left his fans and celebrities to mourn. He had great respect for his work during the entire time of his career. His acting skills and famous roles would be all remembered by the world.