Louis Gossett, Jr.26,918Photo Credit: CindyCelebs

Actor, Producer, Director

Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his Emmy Award-winning role as Fiddler in the 1977 ABC television...Wikipedia

Age: 78
Born: 27th May, 1936, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 6' 4" (193 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Roots, An Officer and a Gentleman

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"If a role isn`t different, it`s not worth doing."

 

"When I`m offered a role, I look at what I think I can do with it. I look to see if I can project myself into it."

 

He was the first male to be shown giving birth on screen, as Jeriba "Jerry" Shigan in Enemy Mine (1985).

 

Along with Stacy Keach, he was one of two actors considered for the role of the SGC`s new commanding officer, General Hank Landry, on "Stargate SG-1" (1997). The role instead went to Beau Bridges however Gossett was cast as a Jaffa leader named Gerak.

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