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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 movie The Parson's Widow 1920-10-04
Latest Project:
Series Watchmen 2019
Known For
Poster of Extant
Poster of Psych
Poster of Stargate Kommando SG-1
Poster of The Powers of Matthew Star
Series Watchmen 2019
Movie Hal Himself 2018-01-22
Movie Double Play Coco 2017-01-27
Movie Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart 2017-10-14
Movie Mein Freund Smitty - Ein tierisches Abenteuer Mr. Smith 2015-06-25
Movie The Book of Negroes 2015-01-07
Movie Boiling Pot Detective Haven 2015-09-29
Movie A Fighting Man Cubby 2014-04-24
Movie Pride of Lions Lou Jones 2014-06-03
Series Madam Secretary Father Laurent Vasseur 2014-09-21
Series Extant Quinn 2014-07-09
Movie Miracle at Gate 213 Roy Peddington 2013-12-10
Movie The Grace Card George Wright 2011-02-25
Movie Dog Jack Grown up Jed 2011-12-02
Movie The Perfect Game Cool Papa Bell 2010-04-01
Movie Auch Liebe macht mal Ferien 2 Porter 2010-04-02
Movie Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Himself 2009-01-01
Movie The Least Among You Samuel Benton 2009-01-12
Movie Delgo King Zahn 2008-12-12
Movie Cover Detective Hicks 2007-05-08
Movie Daddy's Little Girls Willie 2007-02-14
Movie All In - Pokerface Caps 2006-03-14
Movie Solar Attack President Ryan Gordon 2006-05-25
Series Psych Lloyd Marr 2006-07-07
Series Black in the 80s 2005-02-01
Movie Finale - Die Welt im Krieg President Geral Fitzhugh 2005-01-01
Movie Lackawanna Blues Ol'lem Taylor 2005-02-12
Series Drake & Josh Charlos Chappy Snclair 2004-01-11
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Movie Momentum Raymond Addison 2003-03-26
Movie Signals - Experiment ausser Kontrolle Col. David Garrett 2002-03-26
Series Half & Half Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Dead Zone Unknown 2002-06-16
Movie The Inspectors – Zerrissene Beweise Frank 2000-03-12
Movie The Color of Love: Jacey's Story 2000-03-19
Series Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane Wordsworth 1999-01-17
Movie Y2K Morgan 1999-07-01
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Bram Stoker's Legend of the Mummy Corbeck 1998-01-01
Movie The Inspectors - Der Tod kommt mit der Post Inspector Frank Hughes 1998-09-20
Movie In His Father's Shoes Frank Crosby / Richard 1997-06-05
Series Stargate Kommando SG-1 Unknown 1997-07-27
Movie Managua Paul 1996-04-09
Movie Inside Questioner 1996-08-25
Movie Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story Bob Kersee 1996-06-16
Movie In der Hitze des Südens Walter Osgood 1995-01-01
Movie Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing Narrator 1995-01-01
Movie Der stählerne Adler 4 Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair 1995-01-01
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie A Good Man in Africa 1994-07-14
Movie Der Fluch der hungernden Klasse Ellis 1994-09-13
Movie Blue Chips Father Dawkins 1994-02-18
Movie Flashfire Ben Durand 1994-09-15
Movie Street Fighter - Die entscheidende Schlacht Unknown 1994-12-22
Series Emergency Room - Die Notaufnahme Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Auf den Straßen von L.A. 1993-04-19
Movie Monolith Capt. MacCandless 1993-05-27
Series Wildes Land Isom Pickett 1993-11-14
Movie Wildes Land Newt Dobbs 1993-11-14
Movie Ihr größter Coup 'Honey' Roy Palmer 1992-08-14
Movie The Josephine Baker Story Sidney Williams 1991-03-16
Movie Cover-Up Lou Jackson 1991-02-22
Movie Boy Soldiers Dean Edward Parker 1991-04-24
Movie Carolina Skeletons James Bragg 1991-09-30
Movie Sudie and Simpson Simpson 1990-09-11
Movie El Diablo - Der mit dem Teufel tanzt Van Leek 1990-07-22
Series Captain Planet Unknown 1990-09-15
Series Gideon Oliver 1989-02-20
Movie The Punisher Jake Berkowitz 1989-10-05
Movie Der stählerne Adler II Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair 1988-11-11
Movie Roots: The Gift Fiddler 1988-12-11
Movie Goodbye, Miss 4th of July Big John Creed 1988-12-03
Movie Ein Aufstand alter Männer Mathu 1987-05-10
Movie Der Prinzipal Jake Phillips 1987-09-18
Movie Der stählerne Adler Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair 1986-01-17
Movie Feuerwalze Leo Porter 1986-11-21
Movie Enemy Mine - Geliebter Feind Jeriba 'Jerry' Shigan 1985-12-12
Movie The Guardian John Mack 1984-10-20
Movie Wer hat, der hat Century 1984-05-18
Movie Der weiße Hai 3 Calvin Bouchard 1983-03-16
Series Sadat Anwar al-Sadat 1983-10-31
Movie Sadat Anwar al-Sadat 1983-10-30
Movie Ein Offizier und Gentleman Sergeant Emil Foley 1982-07-28
Series The Powers of Matthew Star Walter "Walt" Shepherd (D'Hai) 1982-09-17
Series Palmerstown, U.S.A. Unknown 1980-03-20
Movie Die letzte Metro Unknown 1980-09-17
Movie Weißes Haus, Hintereingang Houseman Levi Mercer 1979-01-29
Movie The Lazarus Syndrome Dr. MacArthur St. Clair 1979-09-04
Series The Lazarus Syndrome 1979-09-04
Series Roots Fiddler 1977-01-23
Movie Little Ladies of the Night Russ Garfield 1977-01-16
Movie Die Tiefe Henri Cloche 1977-06-17
Movie Die Chorknaben Calvin Motts 1977-12-23
Movie The River Niger Dr. Dudley Stanton 1976-04-14
Movie Rache aus dem Jenseits Rev. Elija Bliss 1976-08-25
Series Die Jeffersons Unknown 1975-01-18
Movie Black Bart Black Bart 1975-01-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie It's Good to Be Alive Sam Brockington 1974-02-22
Series Good Times Unknown 1974-02-08
Movie Sidekicks Jason O'Rourke 1974-03-21
Movie Die weiße Dämmerung Portagee 1974-07-21
Series Harry O Unknown 1974-09-12
Series Unsere kleine Farm Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Movie Massenmord in San Francisco Insp. James Larrimore SFPD 1973-12-20
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Movie Zwei Galgenvögel Jason O'Rourke 1971-09-30
Movie Der Hausbesitzer Copee Johnson 1970-05-20
Series The Young Rebels 1970-09-20
Series Ein Sheriff in New York Unknown 1970-09-16
Movie Das Buschbaby Tembo 1969-09-01
Series The Bill Cosby Show Unknown 1969-09-14
Movie Jedes Kartenhaus zerbricht 1968-09-16
Movie Companions in Nightmare Lt. Adam McKay 1968-11-23
Series Mod Squad - Cops auf Zeit Unknown 1968-09-24
Movie Ein Fleck in der Sonne George Murchison 1961-05-28
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Mein Name ist Julia Ross Unknown 1945-11-08
Movie The Parson's Widow Daddy Moses 1920-10-04