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Louis Gossett, Jr.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman and Fiddler in the 1970's television miniseries Roots. Gossett has also starred in numerous film productions such as The Deep, Jaws 3-D (as SeaWorld manager Calvin Bouchard), Wolfgang Peterson's Enemy Mine, the Iron Eagle series, Toy Soldiers and The Punisher. He has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Golden Globe Award's in an acting career that spans over five decades.

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May 27, 1936 In Brooklyn - New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Watchmen
Latest Project:
Pelicula Hal 2018-01-22
Known For
Poster of Cover
Poster of The Batman
Poster of Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II
Poster of Gideon Oliver
Series Watchmen 2019
Pelicula Breaking Brooklyn Miles Bryant 2019
Pelicula Hal Himself 2018-01-22
Pelicula El abuelo espía Mother 2017-07-07
Pelicula Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart 2017-10-14
Pelicula Double Play Coco 2017-01-27
Pelicula Boiling Pot Detective Haven 2015-09-29
Series The Book of Negroes Daddy Moses 2015-01-07
Series The Spoils Before Dying 2015-07-08
Pelicula El luchador Cubby 2014-04-24
Series Extant Quinn 2014-07-09
Series Madam Secretary Father Laurent Vasseur 2014-09-21
Pelicula Pride of Lions Lou Jones 2014-06-03
Pelicula Miracle at Gate 213 Roy Peddington 2013-12-10
Pelicula Smitty Mr. Smith 2012-04-10
Pelicula Dog Jack Grown up Jed 2011-12-02
Pelicula El poder del perdón George Wright 2011-02-25
Pelicula ¿Por qué me casé también? Porter 2010-04-02
Pelicula El juego perfecto Cool Papa Bell 2010-04-01
Pelicula Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Himself 2009-01-01
Pelicula The Least Among You Samuel Benton 2009-01-12
Pelicula The Black List: Volume One Himself 2008-01-22
Pelicula Delgo King Zahn 2008-12-12
Pelicula Cover Detective Hicks 2007-05-08
Pelicula Daddy's Little Girls Willie 2007-02-14
Pelicula Solar Attack President Ryan Gordon 2006-05-25
Series Psych Lloyd Marr 2006-07-07
Pelicula All in Caps 2006-03-14
Pelicula Dejado Atrás el Mundo en Guerra President Geral Fitzhugh 2005-01-01
Series Black in the 80s 2005-02-01
Pelicula Lackawanna Blues Ol'lem Taylor 2005-02-12
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Pelicula Momentum Raymond Addison 2003-03-26
Pelicula Engañados Col. David Garrett 2002-03-26
Series La zona muerta Unknown 2002-06-16
Series Half & Half Unknown 2002-09-23
Pelicula The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence Frank 2000-03-12
Pelicula El color del amor 2000-03-19
Pelicula Y2K Morgan 1999-07-01
Series Padre de familia Unknown 1999-01-31
Pelicula The Inspectors Inspector Frank Hughes 1998-09-20
Pelicula Bram Stoker's Legend of the Mummy Corbeck 1998-01-01
Series Stargate SG-1 Unknown 1997-07-27
Pelicula In His Father's Shoes Frank Crosby / Richard 1997-06-05
Pelicula Captive Heart: The James Mink Story James Mink 1996-04-14
Pelicula Managua Paul 1996-04-09
Series Edición anterior Unknown 1996-09-28
Pelicula Victima del odio Questioner 1996-08-25
Pelicula Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story Bob Kersee 1996-06-16
Pelicula Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing Narrator 1995-01-01
Pelicula A Father for Charlie Walter Osgood 1995-01-01
Pelicula The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Pelicula Águila de acero IV Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair 1995-01-01
Pelicula Ganar de cualquier manera Father Dawkins 1994-02-18
Pelicula Curse of the Starving Class Ellis 1994-09-13
Pelicula Un buen hombre en África 1994-07-14
Series Urgencias Unknown 1994-09-19
Pelicula Flashfire Ben Durand 1994-09-15
Pelicula Monolith Capt. MacCandless 1993-05-27
Series Lonesome Dove. La gran aventura Isom Pickett 1993-11-14
Pelicula Father & Son: Dangerous Relations 1993-04-19
Pelicula Águila de acero III Charlos Chappy Snclair 1992-01-09
Pelicula Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II Reader 1992-11-11
Pelicula El golpe perfecto 'Honey' Roy Palmer 1992-08-14
Pelicula Sentencia olvidada James Bragg 1991-09-30
Pelicula The Josephine Baker Story Sidney Williams 1991-03-16
Pelicula Operación: soldados de juguete Dean Edward Parker 1991-04-24
Pelicula Rescate Lou Jackson 1991-02-22
Series Captain Planet and the Planeteers Unknown 1990-09-15
Pelicula Sudie and Simpson Simpson 1990-09-11
Pelicula El Diablo Van Leek 1990-07-22
Pelicula The Punisher (Vengador) Jake Berkowitz 1989-10-05
Series Gideon Oliver 1989-02-20
Pelicula Goodbye, Miss 4th of July Big John Creed 1988-12-03
Pelicula Águila de acero II Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair 1988-11-11
Pelicula Roots: The Gift Fiddler 1988-12-11
Pelicula El rector Jake Phillips 1987-09-18
Pelicula A Gathering of Old Men Mathu 1987-05-10
Pelicula El templo del oro Leo Porter 1986-11-21
Pelicula Águila de acero Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair 1986-01-17
Pelicula Enemigo mío Jeriba 'Jerry' Shigan 1985-12-12
Pelicula Finders Keepers Century 1984-05-18
Pelicula The Guardian John Mack 1984-10-20
Pelicula Jaws 3-D: El gran tiburón Calvin Bouchard 1983-03-16
Series The Powers of Matthew Star Walter "Walt" Shepherd (D'Hai) 1982-09-17
Pelicula Oficial y Caballero Sergeant Emil Foley 1982-07-28
Pelicula It Rained All Night the Day I Left Leo Garcia 1980-08-05
Series Palmerstown, U.S.A. Unknown 1980-03-20
Series The Lazarus Syndrome 1979-09-04
Series Backstairs at the White House Houseman Levi Mercer 1979-01-29
Pelicula The Lazarus Syndrome Dr. MacArthur St. Clair 1979-09-04
Pelicula Little Ladies of the Night Russ Garfield 1977-01-16
Pelicula Abismo Henri Cloche 1977-06-17
Series Raíces Fiddler 1977-01-23
Pelicula La patrulla de los inmorales Calvin Motts 1977-12-23
Pelicula The River Niger Dr. Dudley Stanton 1976-04-14
Pelicula J.D.'s Revenge Rev. Elija Bliss 1976-08-25
Series The Jeffersons Unknown 1975-01-18
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Pelicula Black Bart Black Bart 1975-01-01
Series Good Times Unknown 1974-02-08
Pelicula It's Good to Be Alive Sam Brockington 1974-02-22
Series La casa de la pradera Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Harry O Unknown 1974-09-12
Series Petrocelli Unknown 1974-09-11
Pelicula The White Dawn Portagee 1974-07-21
Pelicula Sidekicks Jason O'Rourke 1974-03-21
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Pelicula San Francisco, ciudad desnuda Insp. James Larrimore SFPD 1973-12-20
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Pelicula Viajes con mi tía Wordsworth 1972-12-12
Pelicula Los Trotamundos Jason O'Rourke 1971-09-30
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Series The Young Rebels 1970-09-20
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-09-16
Pelicula El casero Copee Johnson 1970-05-20
Series The Bill Cosby Show Unknown 1969-09-14
Pelicula The Bushbaby Tembo 1969-09-01
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Pelicula Companions in Nightmare Lt. Adam McKay 1968-11-23
Pelicula A Raisin in the Sun George Murchison 1961-05-28
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20