Portrayed Pete, Winesburg Ohio (1971), produced at the Santa Barbara Performing Arts Center in Santa Barbara, California.
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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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He was cast in his Oscar winning role in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) after Jack Nicholson turned down the part, and none of the other actors who the producers wanted proved available at the time. Screenwriter Douglas Day Stewart then did research on a Navy base in Pensacola, Florida and found out the top drill instructors they had there were African American. Upon realizing this, Gossett ...
Towering height and slender frame.