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Louis Gossett Jr. (Louis Cameron Gossett Jr.)

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Biography

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. was born on May 27, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York City. He made his professional acting debut at age 17, winning the Donaldson Award as best newcomer to theatre. He went to New York University on a basketball scholarship and was invited to try out for the New York Knicks, yet he decided to continue his acting career with a role in the Broadway production of "A Raisin in the Sun". Gossett stepped into the world in cinema in the Sidney Poitier version of A Raisin in the Sun (1961). Read more...

Actor

Character: Tembo

The Bushbaby 1969

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Character: Copee

The Landlord 1970

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Character: Zachary nicknamed 'Wordsworth'

Travels with My Aunt 1972

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Character: Insp. James Larrimore SFPD

The Laughing Policeman 1973

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Character: Henri Cloche

The Deep 1977

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Character: Calvin Motts

The Choirboys 1977

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Character: Lou Jones

Pride of Lions 2014

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Character: Detective Haven

Boiling Pot 2014

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Character: Himself - Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinema

4TH NAFCA: African Oscar 2014

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Character: Himself

BET Awards 2014 2014

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Character: Himself

Last of the Showmen 2014

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Character: Roy Peddington

Miracle at Gate 213 2013

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Character: Charles Montgomery III

The Lamp 2011

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Character: Samuel Benton

The Least Among You 2009

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Character: King Zahn

Delgo 2008

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Character: President Ryan Gordon

Solar Strike 2006

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Character: Caps

All In 2006

4
Character: President Gerald Fitzhugh

Left Behind: World at War 2005

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Character: Ol'lem Taylor

Lackawanna Blues 2005

24
Character: R.C. Horn

Jasper, Texas 2003

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Character: Raymond Addison

Momentum 2003

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Character: Morgan

Y2K 1999

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Character: Frank Crosby / Richard

In His Father's Shoes 1997

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Character: Rueben Tate

Zooman 1995

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Character: Walter Osgood

A Father for Charlie 1995

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1995

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Character: Father Dawkins

Blue Chips 1994

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Character: Prof. Sam Adekunle

A Good Man in Africa 1994

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Character: Ben Durand

Flashfire 1994

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Character: Himself - Winner

The 1994 Annual Diversity Awards 1994

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Character: Capt. MacCandless

Monolith 1993

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Character: 'Honey' Roy Palmer

Diggstown 1992

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV

The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992

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Character: Sidney Williams

The Josephine Baker Story 1991

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Character: James Bragg

Carolina Skeletons 1991

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Character: Detective James Dela

Keeper of the City 1991

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Character: Van Leek

El Diablo 1990

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Character: Jake Berkowitz

The Punisher 1989

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Character: Col. Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair

Iron Eagle 1986

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Character: Sgt. Emil Foley

An Officer and a Gentleman 1982

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Character: Grown up Jed

Dog Jack 2010

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Character: Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley

Premio Donostia a Richard Gere 2007

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Character: Himself - Host

ReNew Orleans 2007

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Character: Paul

Managua 1996

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Character: Corbeck

Legend of the Mummy 1998

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Character: Inspector Frank Hughes

The Inspectors 1998

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Character: Phil Bishop

The Highwayman 2000

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Character: David Mulera

Dr. Lucille 2001

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Character: Daddy Moses

The Book of Negroes 2015

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Character: Col. David Garrett

Deceived 2002

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Character: Himself

A Love Story of Today 2008

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Character: Oscar Boneau

Havre de Grace 2013

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Character: Himself - Lifetime Award Winner

Hollywood at Beverly Hilton 2014

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009

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Character: Charley Jameson

Mod Squad 1968

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 76th Annual Academy Awards 2004

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Character: Cleon Jackson

Harry O 1973

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 73rd Annual Academy Awards 2001

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The Oscars 2014

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Character: Jeriba 'Jerry' Shigan

Enemy Mine 1985

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards 2011

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 63rd Annual Academy Awards 1991

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Character: District Attorney Kurt Olson

Petrocelli 1974

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Character: Himself - Past Winner

The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2003

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Character: Houseman Levi Mercer

Backstairs at the White House 1979

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Character: Dewey Justin

McCloud 1970

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Character: Himself - Guest

The Arsenio Hall Show 1989

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Character: Lt. Carl Fellows

Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law 1971

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Character: Lt. Adam McKay

Companions in Nightmare 1968

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 80th Annual Academy Awards 2008

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 77th Annual Academy Awards 2005

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Character: Calvin Bouchard

Jaws 3-D 1983

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Character: Hurricane Smith

The Bill Cosby Show 1969

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Character: Himself

I Love Liberty 1982

1
Character: Isom Pickett

Return to Lonesome Dove 1993

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Character: Himself

Later with Bob Costas 1988

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 79th Annual Academy Awards 2007

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Character: Lloyd Marr

Heeeeere's Lassie 2012

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Character: Dr. Dudley Stanton

The River Niger 1976

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 68th Annual Academy Awards 1996

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Character: Himself - Past Winner

The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998

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Character: Bessie's father

Palmerstown, U.S.A. 1980

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Favourite Television Drama Program

The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards 1988

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 59th Annual Academy Awards 1987

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 60th Annual Academy Awards 1988

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Documentary Feature

The 58th Annual Academy Awards 1986

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 55th Annual Academy Awards 1983

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Character: Himself - Host

Gridiron Gang 1993

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Character: Ralph Stanley

Window 2005

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Character: Himself - Diamond Award Best Actor Winner

Cinerockom Beverly Hills 2015 Festival & Awards 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #2.212 0

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Character: Himself

LeVar Burton: Roots 0

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

Movies 0

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Character: Pastor David Lewis

Zion 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #3.7 0

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Character: Himself - Celebrity Guest

Obama Ball 90210 0

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Directing

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