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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 coming close to being killed by the Manson Family] When I was living in Laurel Canyon, we were there to welcome The Rolling Stones
, and The Beatles
were in town, and they were staying at the Chateau Marmont Hotel. We had taken pictures and were talking and stuff. Roman Polanski
was there, and his wife, she was pregnant. It was a nice bunch of people. The Mamas and the Papas
were there, ...
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