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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on preparing to portray the historical life of black people] You have to make an adjustment. I remember my elders and how we handled the hard times, and there's a lot of feeling that comes out of it, a lot of music that comes out of it. We got from one day to the next with a sense of humanity, joie de vivre - whatever it takes to get from night to the next day. You have to learn how to withstand...
Was originally cast as Gale Sayers
in the television movie Brian's Song
(1971). Just days before shooting began, Gossett tore his Achilles' tendon while working out for the film. The studio execs scrambled and quickly hired Billy Dee Williams
as a replacement. Gossett, depressed over missing his "shot", was promised by producer David L. Wolper
the first great role that came along. About six years...
Deep, commanding voice.