15 wins & 26 nominations.
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King Zahn (voice)
Detective Hicks (as Lou Gossett Jr.)
The Dead Zone
Pastor David Lewis
... Pastor David Lewis
Col. David Garrett
Reuben (segment "Love Song for Dad, A")
(TV Mini-Series documentary)
W.E.B. Du Bois
... W.E.B. Du Bois (voice)
Rex (as Lou Gossett)
Henri Cloche (as Louis Gossett)
The Rockford Files
Marcus Aurelius 'Gabby' Hayes / Marcus Aurelius Hayes / O'Brien
Det. Virgil Barnes / Freddie
Uncle Wilbert / Donald Knight
... Cleon Jackson (as Lou Gossett)
Black Bart (as Lou Gossett)
District Attorney Kurt Olson / Kurt Olson, DA
- A Fallen Idol
... District Attorney Kurt Olson (as Lou Gossett)
Charley Jameson / Lloyd / Smitty
Appeared in a PSA for "Help Hospitalized Veterans" (HHV.org).
1 Print Biography |
3 Interviews |
3 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
[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, ...
He was cast in his Oscar winning role in An Officer and a Gentleman
(1982) after Jack Nicholson
turned down the role, and none of the other actors who the producers wanted proved available at the time. Screenwriter Douglas Day Stewart then did research on a Navy base in Pensacola, Florida and found out the top drill instructors they had there were African-American. Upon realizing this, Gossett ...
Deep, commanding voice.