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
Born: 27th May, 1936, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 6' 4" (193 cm)
Claim to Fame: Roots, An Officer and a Gentleman
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They're old, they're clueless, but they're the only hope we've got
Five retired ex-military men attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission.
"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.
Veteran actor Louis Gossett Jr. has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The "An Officer and a Gentleman" star has started an intensive treatment program to battle the disease.
Gossett reveals the cancer is in its early stages and he`s determined to remain optimistic so he can get back to work as soon as possible.
He says, "I count this diagnosis among the many challenges I have faced in my life and overcome. I expect this to be no different."
Gossett made the revelation on Tuesday in a bid to encourage other black men to undergo regular... Read More
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