Appeared in a PSA for "Help Hospitalized Veterans" (HHV.org).
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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on his 9 year-old son Satie in 1983] As much energy and love I put into my acting, I put into him. I have to be careful he's not my shadow, that he can create his own personality and be what he wants. That means walking a tightrope as a parent.
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...
Often plays military commanders and authority figures