Louis Gossett Jr.

(84 Years)

Actor


Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is best known for his Academy Award winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his role as Fiddler in the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots. Gossett has also starred in numerous other film productions including A Raisin in the Sun, The Landlord, Skin Game, Travels with My Aunt, The Laughing Policeman, The Deep, Jaws 3-D, Wolfgang Petersen's Enemy Mine, the Iron Eagle series, Toy Soldiers and The Punisher, in an acting career that spans over five decades. Read More>

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Full Name

Louis Gossett Jr.

Date of Birth

27 May 1936

Height

6.17Ft. ( 188 cms. )

Louis Gossett Jr.'s Family Info

Daughter Name

Mary

Son Name

Satie Gossett , Sharron Gossett

Mother Name

Hellen Rebecca Wray

Father Name

Louis Gossett, Sr.

Wife Name

Cyndi James Gossett ,Christina Mangosing ,Hattie Glascoe

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Louis Gossett Jr. Debut/First Movie is A Raisin in the Sun
Louis Gossett Jr.'s Awards

1992

Golden Globe Award

1983

Golden Globe Award

Best Supporting Actor

1983

Academy Award

Best Supporting Actor

1982

NAACP Image Awar

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

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