Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr.

Active - 1961 - Present  |   Birth - May 27, 1936  |   Genres - Drama, Action-Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Documentary | Subgenres - Biographical Film, Comedy Drama, Musical, Romantic Comedy, Boxing Film

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Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. 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.

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