Take a Giant Step. Drama. Written by Louis Peterson. Directed by John Stix. Lyceum Theatre: 24 Sep 1953- 28 Nov 1953 (76 performances). Cast: Warren Berlinger
(as "Johnny Reynolds"), Robert Brivic (as "Gussie"), Dorothy Carter (as "Christine"), Estelle Evans
(as "May Scott"), Maxwell Glanville (as "Man"), Louis Gossett Jr.
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I can do more than anyone suspects. I pride myself on my versatility. It took 32 years of difficult parts, second leads, villains and juveniles. The Oscar changed the quality of the roles I was being offered.
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