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Randall Forrester
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Nickname(s) The Cannibal
Gender Male
Location The Hanging Rock in Cholla Springs, New Austin
Status Determinant
Weapon Hunting Knife

Cattleman Revolver

Voice Actor Raymond McAnally

Fella's gotta eat...

Randall Forrester

Randall Forrester is a minor character and Stranger featured in Red Dead Redemption. He is featured in the Stranger side-mission "American Appetites".


Forrester is a cannibal according to the official Red Dead Redemption website, which states Forrester is "a man of the hills, with a remarkable appetite."


Forrester is the man who has been kidnapping residents of Cholla Springs and then eating them. When Marston encounters Forrester, his leg is already broken by his latest victim, and he tells Marston to catch the man who did it. Upon capturing the man, it becomes apparent Forrester wishes to eat the man. The player can choose to kill or subdue Forrester, or leave him to eat the man.

Murders Committed Edit

  • Several residents of Cholla Springs - For months Forrester picked off residents of Cholla Springs to murder and cannibalize, as mentioned by the Blackwater Ledger.
  • Ralph Anderson - Murdered and eaten in the hills near Hanging Rock.
  • Beryl Parsons - Murdered while picking mushrooms in the hills near Hanging Rock.
  • Unnamed Husband (Determinant) - Can be killed if Marston doesn't stop Forrester during "American Appetites".
  • He seems to like the word "fella".




Aiding Strangers will contribute toward the following Trophies/Achievements:

10 gamerscoreGamerscore
Bronze bronzeBronze
Complete a task for a Stranger.

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25 gamerscoreGamerscore
Silver silverSilver
Complete 15 tasks for Strangers.

100 gamerscoreGamerscore
Gold goldGold
Attain 100% List in the singleplayer game completion list.