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Louis Gosset | Lou Gossett Jr. | Louis Gossett | Lou Gossett | Louis Gossett Jnr. | Lou Gossett Jr | Lou Gossett jr.
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[2010, on The Landlord
(1970)] Hal Ashby
was a great man. A great man. I had some great experiences with Hal and Diana Sands
and Beau Bridges
and Pearl Bailey
and Lee Grant
. We had a very good time. For a lot of us, it was our first major motion picture, and we had a ball. An absolute ball. My favorite scene is when "Copee" goes crazy. It's a magic scene there. I was very satisfied with that ...
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