Louis Gossett, Jr.

Louis Gossett, Jr.

Actor

BIO

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Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman and Fiddler in the 1970's television miniseries Roots. Gossett has also starred in numerous film productions such as The Deep, Jaws 3-D (as SeaWorld manager Calvin Bouchard), Wolfgang Peterson's Enemy Mine, the Iron Eagle series, Toy Soldiers and The Punisher. He has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Golden Globe Award's in an acting career that spans over five decades.

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Birthday

May 27, 1936

Place of birth

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Known for

The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies

The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies