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.
Was considered for the role of Lt. Traxler in The Terminator (1984).
First cousin of Robert Gossett.
"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."
"I can do more than anyone suspects. I pride myself on my versatility. It took 32 years of difficult parts, second leads, villains and juveniles. The Oscar changed the quality of the roles I was being offered."
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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