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Louis Gossett Jr.

Bio: Louis Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936-March 29, 2024) was an American film and television actor, best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the movie "An Officer and a Gentleman" and as Fiddler in the television miniseries "Roots"
Born: Wed, May 27 1936
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Death: Fri, Mar 29 2024
Louis Gossett Jr. is 87 years old
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Poster of IF
IF
Louis Gossett Jr. will be
87 in IF
as '(voice)'.
Wed, May 15 2024
Poster of The Color Purple
The Color Purple
Louis Gossett Jr. was
87 in The Color Purple
as 'Ol' Mister'.
Mon, Dec 25 2023
Poster of Outlaw Johnny Black
Outlaw Johnny Black
Louis Gossett Jr. was
87 in Outlaw Johnny Black
as 'Reverend Tharrington (voice) (uncredited)'.
Fri, Sep 15 2023
Poster of Sidney
Sidney
Louis Gossett Jr. was
86 in Sidney
as 'Self'.
Sat, Sep 10 2022
Poster of Three Months
Three Months
Louis Gossett Jr. was
85 in Three Months
as 'Benny'.
Wed, Feb 23 2022
Poster of Not to Forget
Not to Forget
Louis Gossett Jr. was
85 in Not to Forget
as 'Pastor John'.
Fri, Nov 26 2021
Poster of I Forgive
I Forgive
Louis Gossett Jr. was
85 in I Forgive
as 'God (voice)'.
Fri, Oct 01 2021
Poster of The Reason
The Reason
Louis Gossett Jr. was
84 in The Reason
as 'Pastor Jim'.
Sat, Sep 12 2020
Poster of The Cuban
The Cuban
Louis Gossett Jr. was
84 in The Cuban
as 'Luis Garcia'.
Fri, Jul 31 2020
Poster of Miracle in East Texas
Miracle in East Texas
Louis Gossett Jr. was
83 in Miracle in East Texas
as 'Irving Tanner Jr.'.
Fri, Feb 07 2020
Poster of Foster Boy
Foster Boy
Louis Gossett Jr. was
83 in Foster Boy
as 'Judge George Taylor'.
Thu, Oct 03 2019
Poster of Supervized
Supervized
Louis Gossett Jr. was
83 in Supervized
as 'Pendle'.
Tue, Jul 16 2019
Poster of The Gang Activists
The Gang Activists
Louis Gossett Jr. was
83 in The Gang Activists
as 'Himself'.
Thu, Jul 04 2019
Poster of Hal
Hal
Louis Gossett Jr. was
82 in Hal
as 'Self'.
Thu, Mar 28 2019
Poster of Breaking Brooklyn
Breaking Brooklyn
Louis Gossett Jr. was
81 in Breaking Brooklyn
as 'Miles Bryant'.
Fri, May 25 2018
Poster of Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart
Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart
Louis Gossett Jr. was
81 in Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart
as 'Self'.
Sat, Oct 14 2017
Poster of Undercover Grandpa
Undercover Grandpa
Louis Gossett Jr. was
81 in Undercover Grandpa
as 'Mother'.
Fri, Jul 07 2017
Poster of Double Play
Double Play
Louis Gossett Jr. was
80 in Double Play
as 'Coco'.
Fri, Jan 27 2017
Poster of King of the Dancehall
King of the Dancehall
Louis Gossett Jr. was
80 in King of the Dancehall
as 'The Bishop'.
Fri, Jan 13 2017
Poster of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Louis Gossett Jr. was
80 in Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
as 'Himself'.
Fri, Oct 14 2016
Poster of A.C. Green: Iron Virgin
A.C. Green: Iron Virgin
Louis Gossett Jr. was
79 in A.C. Green: Iron Virgin
as 'Himself'.
Fri, May 13 2016
Poster of Boiling Pot
Boiling Pot
Louis Gossett Jr. was
79 in Boiling Pot
as 'Detective Haven'.
Tue, Sep 29 2015
Poster of Pride of Lions
Pride of Lions
Louis Gossett Jr. was
78 in Pride of Lions
as 'Lou Jones'.
Tue, Jun 03 2014
Poster of A Fighting Man
A Fighting Man
Louis Gossett Jr. was
77 in A Fighting Man
as 'Cubby'.
Thu, Apr 24 2014
Poster of And the Oscar Goes To...
And the Oscar Goes To...
Louis Gossett Jr. was
77 in And the Oscar Goes To...
as 'Self (archive footage)'.
Sat, Feb 01 2014
Poster of Miracle at Gate 213
Miracle at Gate 213
Louis Gossett Jr. was
77 in Miracle at Gate 213
as 'Roy Peddington'.
Tue, Dec 10 2013
Poster of Smitty
Smitty
Louis Gossett Jr. was
75 in Smitty
as 'Mr. Smith'.
Tue, Apr 10 2012
Poster of The Undershepherd
The Undershepherd
Louis Gossett Jr. was
75 in The Undershepherd
as 'Bishop Redford'.
Wed, Feb 15 2012
Poster of Dog Jack
Dog Jack
Louis Gossett Jr. was
75 in Dog Jack
as 'Grown up Jed'.
Fri, Dec 02 2011
Poster of The Grace Card
The Grace Card
Louis Gossett Jr. was
74 in The Grace Card
as 'George Wright'.
Fri, Feb 25 2011
Poster of Why Did I Get Married Too?
Why Did I Get Married Too?
Louis Gossett Jr. was
73 in Why Did I Get Married Too?
as 'Porter'.
Fri, Apr 02 2010
Poster of The Perfect Game
The Perfect Game
Louis Gossett Jr. was
73 in The Perfect Game
as 'Cool Papa Bell'.
Mon, Nov 09 2009
Poster of The Least Among You
The Least Among You
Louis Gossett Jr. was
72 in The Least Among You
as 'Samuel Benton'.
Mon, Jan 12 2009
Poster of Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Louis Gossett Jr. was
72 in Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
as 'Self'.
Thu, Jan 01 2009
Poster of Delgo
Delgo
Louis Gossett Jr. was
72 in Delgo
as 'King Zahn (voice)'.
Fri, Dec 12 2008
Poster of A Special Kind of Love
A Special Kind of Love
Louis Gossett Jr. was
71 in A Special Kind of Love
as 'Self'.
Tue, Feb 12 2008
Poster of Stanley Kramer: A Man's Search for Truth
Stanley Kramer: A Man's Search for Truth
Louis Gossett Jr. was
71 in Stanley Kramer: A Man's Search for Truth
as 'Self'.
Tue, Feb 12 2008
Poster of A Love Story of Today
A Love Story of Today
Louis Gossett Jr. was
71 in A Love Story of Today
as 'Self'.
Tue, Feb 12 2008
Poster of The Black List: Volume One
The Black List: Volume One
Louis Gossett Jr. was
71 in The Black List: Volume One
as 'Himself'.
Tue, Jan 22 2008
Poster of Stories USA
Stories USA
Louis Gossett Jr. was
71 in Stories USA
as 'Doc (segment "Club Soda")'.
Sat, Nov 10 2007
Poster of Cover
Cover
Louis Gossett Jr. was
70 in Cover
as 'Detective Hicks'.
Tue, May 08 2007
Poster of Daddy's Little Girls
Daddy's Little Girls
Louis Gossett Jr. was
70 in Daddy's Little Girls
as 'Willie'.
Wed, Feb 14 2007
Poster of The 50 Greatest Television Dramas
The 50 Greatest Television Dramas
Louis Gossett Jr. was
70 in The 50 Greatest Television Dramas
as 'Self'.
Sat, Feb 03 2007
Poster of Club Soda
Club Soda
Louis Gossett Jr. was
70 in Club Soda
as 'Doc'.
Fri, Sep 22 2006
Poster of Solar Attack
Solar Attack
Louis Gossett Jr. was
69 in Solar Attack
as 'President Ryan Gordon'.
Thu, May 25 2006
Poster of All In
All In
Louis Gossett Jr. was
69 in All In
as 'Caps'.
Tue, Mar 14 2006
Poster of Left Behind: World at War
Left Behind: World at War
Louis Gossett Jr. was
69 in Left Behind: World at War
as 'President Geral Fitzhugh'.
Wed, Nov 16 2005
Poster of Lackawanna Blues
Lackawanna Blues
Louis Gossett Jr. was
68 in Lackawanna Blues
as 'Ol'lem Taylor'.
Sat, Feb 12 2005
Poster of Jasper, Texas
Jasper, Texas
Louis Gossett Jr. was
67 in Jasper, Texas
as 'R.C. Horn'.
Sun, Jun 08 2003
Poster of Momentum
Momentum
Louis Gossett Jr. was
66 in Momentum
as 'Raymond Addison'.
Wed, Mar 26 2003
Poster of What About Your Friends: Weekend Get-Away
What About Your Friends: Weekend Get-Away
Louis Gossett Jr. was
66 in What About Your Friends: Weekend Get-Away
as 'Dr. Barnes'.
Fri, May 31 2002
Poster of Deceived
Deceived
Louis Gossett Jr. was
65 in Deceived
as 'Col. David Garrett'.
Tue, Mar 26 2002
Poster of For Love of Olivia
For Love of Olivia
Louis Gossett Jr. was
64 in For Love of Olivia
as 'Daniel Stewart'.
Sun, Mar 18 2001
Poster of The Color of Love: Jacey's Story
The Color of Love: Jacey's Story
Louis Gossett Jr. was
63 in The Color of Love: Jacey's Story
as 'Lou Hastings'.
Sun, Mar 19 2000
Poster of The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence
The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence
Louis Gossett Jr. was
63 in The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence
as 'Frank'.
Sun, Mar 12 2000
Poster of The Highwayman
The Highwayman
Louis Gossett Jr. was
63 in The Highwayman
as 'Phil Bishop'.
Sat, Jan 01 2000
Poster of Strange Justice
Strange Justice
Louis Gossett Jr. was
63 in Strange Justice
as 'Vernon Jordan'.
Sun, Aug 29 1999
Poster of Y2K
Y2K
Louis Gossett Jr. was
63 in Y2K
as 'Morgan'.
Thu, Jul 01 1999
Poster of Love Songs
Love Songs
Louis Gossett Jr. was
62 in Love Songs
as 'Reuben'.
Sun, Apr 25 1999
Poster of The Inspectors
The Inspectors
Louis Gossett Jr. was
62 in The Inspectors
as 'Inspector Frank Hughes'.
Sun, Sep 20 1998
Poster of Legend of the Mummy
Legend of the Mummy
Louis Gossett Jr. was
61 in Legend of the Mummy
as 'Corbeck'.
Mon, Mar 30 1998
Poster of In His Father's Shoes
In His Father's Shoes
Louis Gossett Jr. was
61 in In His Father's Shoes
as 'Frank Crosby / Richard'.
Thu, Jun 05 1997
Poster of To Dance With Olivia
To Dance With Olivia
Louis Gossett Jr. was
60 in To Dance With Olivia
as 'Daniel Stewart'.
Sun, Mar 09 1997
Poster of Inside
Inside
Louis Gossett Jr. was
60 in Inside
as 'Questioner'.
Sun, Aug 25 1996
Poster of Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story
Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story
Louis Gossett Jr. was
60 in Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story
as 'Bob Kersee'.
Sun, Jun 16 1996
Poster of Captive Heart: The James Mink Story
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story
Louis Gossett Jr. was
59 in Captive Heart: The James Mink Story
as 'James Mink'.
Sun, Apr 14 1996
Poster of Managua
Managua
Louis Gossett Jr. was
59 in Managua
as 'Paul'.
Tue, Apr 09 1996
Poster of Iron Eagle on the Attack
Iron Eagle on the Attack
Louis Gossett Jr. was
59 in Iron Eagle on the Attack
as 'Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair'.
Fri, Dec 01 1995
Poster of The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
Louis Gossett Jr. was
59 in The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
as 'Self'.
Mon, Jun 05 1995
Poster of Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder
Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58 in Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder
as 'Ray Alexander'.
Mon, Mar 20 1995
Poster of Zooman
Zooman
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58 in Zooman
as 'Rueben Tate'.
Sun, Mar 19 1995
Poster of A Father for Charlie
A Father for Charlie
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58 in A Father for Charlie
as 'Walter Osgood'.
Sun, Jan 01 1995
Poster of Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing
Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58 in Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing
as 'Narrator'.
Sun, Jan 01 1995
Poster of Flashfire
Flashfire
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58 in Flashfire
as 'Ben Durand'.
Thu, Sep 15 1994
Poster of Curse of the Starving Class
Curse of the Starving Class
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58 in Curse of the Starving Class
as 'Ellis'.
Tue, Sep 13 1994
Poster of A Good Man in Africa
A Good Man in Africa
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58 in A Good Man in Africa
as 'Prof. Sam Adekunle'.
Thu, Jul 14 1994
Poster of Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice
Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice
Louis Gossett Jr. was
57 in Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice
as 'Ray Alexander'.
Fri, May 13 1994
Poster of Blue Chips
Blue Chips
Louis Gossett Jr. was
57 in Blue Chips
as 'Father Dawkins (uncredited)'.
Fri, Feb 18 1994
Poster of Monolith
Monolith
Louis Gossett Jr. was
57 in Monolith
as 'Capt. MacCandless'.
Thu, May 27 1993
Poster of Father & Son: Dangerous Relations
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations
Louis Gossett Jr. was
56 in Father & Son: Dangerous Relations
as ''.
Mon, Apr 19 1993
Poster of Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II
Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II
Louis Gossett Jr. was
56 in Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II
as 'Reader'.
Wed, Nov 11 1992
Poster of Diggstown
Diggstown
Louis Gossett Jr. was
56 in Diggstown
as '"Honey" Roy Palmer'.
Fri, Aug 14 1992
Poster of Iron Eagle III
Iron Eagle III
Louis Gossett Jr. was
55 in Iron Eagle III
as 'Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair'.
Thu, Jan 09 1992
Poster of Keeper of the City
Keeper of the City
Louis Gossett Jr. was
55 in Keeper of the City
as 'Det. James Dela'.
Fri, Dec 20 1991
Poster of Carolina Skeletons
Carolina Skeletons
Louis Gossett Jr. was
55 in Carolina Skeletons
as 'James Bragg'.
Mon, Sep 30 1991
Poster of Toy Soldiers
Toy Soldiers
Louis Gossett Jr. was
54 in Toy Soldiers
as 'Dean Parker'.
Wed, Apr 24 1991
Poster of The Josephine Baker Story
The Josephine Baker Story
Louis Gossett Jr. was
54 in The Josephine Baker Story
as 'Sidney Williams'.
Sat, Mar 16 1991
Poster of Cover-Up
Cover-Up
Louis Gossett Jr. was
54 in Cover-Up
as 'Lou Jackson'.
Fri, Feb 22 1991
Poster of Sudie and Simpson
Sudie and Simpson
Louis Gossett Jr. was
54 in Sudie and Simpson
as 'Simpson'.
Tue, Sep 11 1990
Poster of El Diablo
El Diablo
Louis Gossett Jr. was
54 in El Diablo
as 'Van Leek'.
Sun, Jul 22 1990
Poster of Zora is My Name!
Zora is My Name!
Louis Gossett Jr. was
53 in Zora is My Name!
as ''.
Mon, Jan 01 1990
Poster of The Punisher
The Punisher
Louis Gossett Jr. was
53 in The Punisher
as 'Jake Berkowitz'.
Thu, Oct 05 1989
Poster of Roots: The Gift
Roots: The Gift
Louis Gossett Jr. was
52 in Roots: The Gift
as 'Fiddler'.
Sun, Dec 11 1988
Poster of Goodbye, Miss 4th of July
Goodbye, Miss 4th of July
Louis Gossett Jr. was
52 in Goodbye, Miss 4th of July
as 'Big John Creed'.
Sat, Dec 03 1988
Poster of Iron Eagle II
Iron Eagle II
Louis Gossett Jr. was
52 in Iron Eagle II
as 'Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair'.
Fri, Nov 11 1988
Poster of Sam Found Out: A Triple Play
Sam Found Out: A Triple Play
Louis Gossett Jr. was
52 in Sam Found Out: A Triple Play
as 'Sam'.
Tue, May 31 1988
Poster of The Father Clements Story
The Father Clements Story
Louis Gossett Jr. was
51 in The Father Clements Story
as ''.
Sun, Dec 13 1987
Poster of The Principal
The Principal
Louis Gossett Jr. was
51 in The Principal
as 'Jake Phillips'.
Fri, Sep 18 1987
Poster of A Gathering of Old Men
A Gathering of Old Men
Louis Gossett Jr. was
50 in A Gathering of Old Men
as 'Mathu'.
Sun, May 10 1987
Poster of Firewalker
Firewalker
Louis Gossett Jr. was
50 in Firewalker
as 'Leo Porter'.
Fri, Nov 21 1986
Poster of Iron Eagle
Iron Eagle
Louis Gossett Jr. was
49 in Iron Eagle
as 'Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair'.
Fri, Jan 17 1986
Poster of Enemy Mine
Enemy Mine
Louis Gossett Jr. was
49 in Enemy Mine
as 'Jeriba 'Jerry' Shigan'.
Thu, Dec 12 1985
Poster of The Guardian
The Guardian
Louis Gossett Jr. was
48 in The Guardian
as 'John Mack'.
Sat, Oct 20 1984
Poster of Finders Keepers
Finders Keepers
Louis Gossett Jr. was
47 in Finders Keepers
as 'Century'.
Fri, May 18 1984
Poster of Jaws 3-D
Jaws 3-D
Louis Gossett Jr. was
47 in Jaws 3-D
as 'Calvin Bouchard'.
Fri, Jul 22 1983
Poster of The Making of Jaws 3-D: Sharks Don't Die
The Making of Jaws 3-D: Sharks Don't Die
Louis Gossett Jr. was
47 in The Making of Jaws 3-D: Sharks Don't Die
as 'narrator'.
Fri, Jul 15 1983
Poster of An Officer and a Gentleman
An Officer and a Gentleman
Louis Gossett Jr. was
46 in An Officer and a Gentleman
as 'Sergeant Emil Foley'.
Wed, Jul 28 1982
Poster of Benny's Place
Benny's Place
Louis Gossett Jr. was
46 in Benny's Place
as 'Benny Moore'.
Mon, May 31 1982
Poster of I Love Liberty
I Love Liberty
Louis Gossett Jr. was
45 in I Love Liberty
as 'Self'.
Sun, Mar 21 1982
Poster of Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige
Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige
Louis Gossett Jr. was
45 in Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige
as 'Leroy 'Satchel' Paige'.
Sun, May 31 1981
Poster of It Rained All Night the Day I Left
It Rained All Night the Day I Left
Louis Gossett Jr. was
44 in It Rained All Night the Day I Left
as 'Leo Garcia'.
Tue, Aug 05 1980
Poster of Lawman Without a Gun
Lawman Without a Gun
Louis Gossett Jr. was
43 in Lawman Without a Gun
as 'Tom Hayward'.
Wed, May 30 1979
Poster of To Kill a Cop
To Kill a Cop
Louis Gossett Jr. was
41 in To Kill a Cop
as 'Everett Walker'.
Mon, Apr 10 1978
Poster of The Lazarus Syndrome
The Lazarus Syndrome
Louis Gossett Jr. was
41 in The Lazarus Syndrome
as 'Dr. MacArthur St. Clair'.
Sun, Jan 01 1978
Poster of Freeman
Freeman
Louis Gossett Jr. was
41 in Freeman
as 'Rex'.
Sat, Dec 31 1977
Poster of The Choirboys
The Choirboys
Louis Gossett Jr. was
41 in The Choirboys
as 'Calvin Motts'.
Fri, Dec 23 1977
Poster of The Deep
The Deep
Louis Gossett Jr. was
41 in The Deep
as 'Henri Cloche'.
Fri, Jun 17 1977
Poster of Little Ladies of the Night
Little Ladies of the Night
Louis Gossett Jr. was
40 in Little Ladies of the Night
as 'Russ Garfield'.
Sun, Jan 16 1977
Poster of J.D.'s Revenge
J.D.'s Revenge
Louis Gossett Jr. was
40 in J.D.'s Revenge
as 'Rev. Elija Bliss'.
Wed, Aug 25 1976
Poster of The River Niger
The River Niger
Louis Gossett Jr. was
39 in The River Niger
as 'Dr. Dudley Stanton'.
Wed, Apr 14 1976
Poster of Delancey Street: The Crisis Within
Delancey Street: The Crisis Within
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38 in Delancey Street: The Crisis Within
as 'Otis James'.
Sat, Apr 19 1975
Poster of Black Bart
Black Bart
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38 in Black Bart
as 'Black Bart'.
Wed, Jan 01 1975
Poster of The White Dawn
The White Dawn
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38 in The White Dawn
as 'Portagee'.
Sun, Jul 21 1974
Poster of Sidekicks
Sidekicks
Louis Gossett Jr. was
37 in Sidekicks
as 'Jason O'Rourke'.
Thu, Mar 21 1974
Poster of It's Good to Be Alive
It's Good to Be Alive
Louis Gossett Jr. was
37 in It's Good to Be Alive
as 'Sam Brockington'.
Fri, Feb 22 1974
Poster of The Laughing Policeman
The Laughing Policeman
Louis Gossett Jr. was
37 in The Laughing Policeman
as 'Insp. James Larrimore SFPD'.
Thu, Dec 20 1973
Poster of Travels with My Aunt
Travels with My Aunt
Louis Gossett Jr. was
36 in Travels with My Aunt
as 'Wordsworth'.
Sun, Dec 17 1972
Poster of Skin Game
Skin Game
Louis Gossett Jr. was
35 in Skin Game
as 'Jason O'Rourke'.
Thu, Sep 30 1971
Poster of The Landlord
The Landlord
Louis Gossett Jr. was
33 in The Landlord
as 'Copee Johnson'.
Wed, May 20 1970
Poster of The Bushbaby
The Bushbaby
Louis Gossett Jr. was
33 in The Bushbaby
as 'Tembo'.
Mon, Sep 01 1969
Poster of Companions in Nightmare
Companions in Nightmare
Louis Gossett Jr. was
32 in Companions in Nightmare
as 'Lt. Adam McKay'.
Sat, Nov 23 1968
Poster of A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
Louis Gossett Jr. was
25 in A Raisin in the Sun
as 'George Murchison'.
Sun, May 28 1961
Poster of The New Girl
The New Girl
Louis Gossett Jr. was
23 in The New Girl
as 'Mary's Brother'.
Fri, Jan 01 1960
Poster of Crimes of Violence
Crimes of Violence
Louis Gossett Jr. will be
87+ in Crimes of Violence
as 'Self - Host'.
Unreleased
Poster of Gridiron Gang
Gridiron Gang
Louis Gossett Jr. will be
87+ in Gridiron Gang
as 'Host'.
Unreleased
Poster of Everbrook (The Home)
Everbrook (The Home)
Louis Gossett Jr. will be
87+ in Everbrook (The Home)
as ''.
Unreleased
Poster of Forget to Remember
Forget to Remember
Louis Gossett Jr. will be
87+ in Forget to Remember
as ''.
Unreleased

TV Shows (Acting Roles)

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Ages in TV shows are based off the first air date and may not be accurate. View individual episode details for accurate ages
Poster of Watchmen
Watchmen
Louis Gossett Jr. was
83+ in Watchmen
as 'Old Man / Will Reeves'.
First Air Date
Sun, Oct 20 2019
Poster of The Good Fight
The Good Fight
Louis Gossett Jr. was
80+ in The Good Fight
as 'Carl Reddick'.
First Air Date
Sun, Feb 19 2017
Poster of The Spoils Before Dying
The Spoils Before Dying
Louis Gossett Jr. was
79+ in The Spoils Before Dying
as 'Duke Webster'.
First Air Date
Wed, Jul 08 2015
Poster of The Book of Negroes
The Book of Negroes
Louis Gossett Jr. was
78+ in The Book of Negroes
as 'Daddy Moses'.
First Air Date
Wed, Jan 07 2015
Poster of Madam Secretary
Madam Secretary
Louis Gossett Jr. was
78+ in Madam Secretary
as 'Father Laurent Vasseur'.
First Air Date
Sun, Sep 21 2014
Poster of Extant
Extant
Louis Gossett Jr. was
78+ in Extant
as 'Quinn'.
First Air Date
Wed, Jul 09 2014
Poster of Hawaii Five-0
Hawaii Five-0
Louis Gossett Jr. was
74+ in Hawaii Five-0
as 'Lou's father'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 20 2010
Poster of Celebrity Ghost Stories
Celebrity Ghost Stories
Louis Gossett Jr. was
73+ in Celebrity Ghost Stories
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Sat, Oct 03 2009
Poster of Psych
Psych
Louis Gossett Jr. was
70+ in Psych
as 'Lloyd Marr'.
First Air Date
Fri, Jul 07 2006
Poster of Black in the 80s
Black in the 80s
Louis Gossett Jr. was
68+ in Black in the 80s
as ''.
First Air Date
Tue, Feb 01 2005
Poster of The Batman
The Batman
Louis Gossett Jr. was
68+ in The Batman
as 'Lucius Fox (voice)'.
First Air Date
Sat, Sep 11 2004
Poster of Half & Half
Half & Half
Louis Gossett Jr. was
66+ in Half & Half
as ''.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 23 2002
Poster of The Dead Zone
The Dead Zone
Louis Gossett Jr. was
66+ in The Dead Zone
as ''.
First Air Date
Sun, Jun 16 2002
Poster of Family Guy
Family Guy
Louis Gossett Jr. was
62+ in Family Guy
as 'Drill Sargent (voice)'.
First Air Date
Sun, Jan 31 1999
Poster of Hercules
Hercules
Louis Gossett Jr. was
62+ in Hercules
as 'Chiron (voice)'.
First Air Date
Mon, Aug 31 1998
Poster of Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1
Louis Gossett Jr. was
61+ in Stargate SG-1
as 'Gerak'.
First Air Date
Sun, Jul 27 1997
Poster of Early Edition
Early Edition
Louis Gossett Jr. was
60+ in Early Edition
as ''.
First Air Date
Sat, Sep 28 1996
Poster of Promised Land
Promised Land
Louis Gossett Jr. was
60+ in Promised Land
as 'Anderson Walker'.
First Air Date
Tue, Sep 17 1996
Poster of ER
ER
Louis Gossett Jr. was
58+ in ER
as 'Leo Malcolm'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 19 1994
Poster of Return to Lonesome Dove
Return to Lonesome Dove
Louis Gossett Jr. was
57+ in Return to Lonesome Dove
as 'Isom Pickett'.
First Air Date
Sun, Nov 14 1993
Poster of Captain Planet and the Planeteers
Captain Planet and the Planeteers
Louis Gossett Jr. was
54+ in Captain Planet and the Planeteers
as 'Commander Clash (voice)'.
First Air Date
Sat, Sep 15 1990
Poster of Gideon Oliver
Gideon Oliver
Louis Gossett Jr. was
52+ in Gideon Oliver
as ''.
First Air Date
Mon, Feb 20 1989
Poster of American Experience
American Experience
Louis Gossett Jr. was
52+ in American Experience
as 'Self - Narrator'.
First Air Date
Tue, Oct 04 1988
Poster of Sadat
Sadat
Louis Gossett Jr. was
47+ in Sadat
as 'Anwar al-Sadat'.
First Air Date
Mon, Oct 31 1983
Poster of The Powers of Matthew Star
The Powers of Matthew Star
Louis Gossett Jr. was
46+ in The Powers of Matthew Star
as 'Walter "Walt" Shepherd (D'Hai)'.
First Air Date
Fri, Sep 17 1982
Poster of Palmerstown, U.S.A.
Palmerstown, U.S.A.
Louis Gossett Jr. was
43+ in Palmerstown, U.S.A.
as ''.
First Air Date
Thu, Mar 20 1980
Poster of The Lazarus Syndrome
The Lazarus Syndrome
Louis Gossett Jr. was
43+ in The Lazarus Syndrome
as 'MacArthur St. Clair'.
First Air Date
Tue, Sep 04 1979
Poster of Backstairs at the White House
Backstairs at the White House
Louis Gossett Jr. was
42+ in Backstairs at the White House
as 'Levi Mercer, Houseman'.
First Air Date
Mon, Jan 29 1979
Poster of The Critical List
The Critical List
Louis Gossett Jr. was
42+ in The Critical List
as 'Lem Harper'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 11 1978
Poster of Bitte umblättern
Bitte umblättern
Louis Gossett Jr. was
40+ in Bitte umblättern
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Wed, Apr 20 1977
Poster of Roots
Roots
Louis Gossett Jr. was
40+ in Roots
as 'Fiddler'.
First Air Date
Sun, Jan 23 1977
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Louis Gossett Jr. was
39+ in Saturday Night Live
as 'Self - Host'.
First Air Date
Sat, Oct 11 1975
Poster of The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38+ in The Jeffersons
as ''.
First Air Date
Sat, Jan 18 1975
Poster of The Rockford Files
The Rockford Files
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38+ in The Rockford Files
as 'Marcus Aurelius 'Gabby' Hayes, Marcus Aurelius Hayes / O'Brien'.
First Air Date
Fri, Sep 13 1974
Poster of Harry O
Harry O
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38+ in Harry O
as ''.
First Air Date
Thu, Sep 12 1974
Poster of Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38+ in Little House on the Prairie
as ''.
First Air Date
Wed, Sep 11 1974
Poster of Petrocelli
Petrocelli
Louis Gossett Jr. was
38+ in Petrocelli
as 'Kurt Olson, DA, District Attorney Kurt Olson'.
First Air Date
Wed, Sep 11 1974
Poster of Good Times
Good Times
Louis Gossett Jr. was
37+ in Good Times
as ''.
First Air Date
Fri, Feb 08 1974
Poster of The Six Million Dollar Man
The Six Million Dollar Man
Louis Gossett Jr. was
37+ in The Six Million Dollar Man
as 'O'Flaherty'.
First Air Date
Fri, Jan 18 1974
Poster of The American Film Institute Salute to ...
The American Film Institute Salute to ...
Louis Gossett Jr. was
36+ in The American Film Institute Salute to ...
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Mon, Apr 02 1973
Poster of Police Story
Police Story
Louis Gossett Jr. was
36+ in Police Story
as ''.
First Air Date
Tue, Mar 20 1973
Poster of The Rookies
The Rookies
Louis Gossett Jr. was
36+ in The Rookies
as ''.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 11 1972
Poster of Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law
Louis Gossett Jr. was
35+ in Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law
as 'Lt. Carl Fellows'.
First Air Date
Thu, Sep 16 1971
Poster of Alias Smith and Jones
Alias Smith and Jones
Louis Gossett Jr. was
34+ in Alias Smith and Jones
as ''.
First Air Date
Tue, Jan 05 1971
Poster of The Partridge Family
The Partridge Family
Louis Gossett Jr. was
34+ in The Partridge Family
as 'Sam Simon'.
First Air Date
Fri, Sep 25 1970
Poster of The Young Rebels
The Young Rebels
Louis Gossett Jr. was
34+ in The Young Rebels
as ''.
First Air Date
Sun, Sep 20 1970
Poster of McCloud
McCloud
Louis Gossett Jr. was
33+ in McCloud
as ''.
First Air Date
Tue, Feb 17 1970
Poster of Love, American Style
Love, American Style
Louis Gossett Jr. was
33+ in Love, American Style
as 'Freddy'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 29 1969
Poster of The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
Louis Gossett Jr. was
33+ in The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
as 'Dr. Karnes'.
First Air Date
Sun, Sep 14 1969
Poster of The Bill Cosby Show
The Bill Cosby Show
Louis Gossett Jr. was
33+ in The Bill Cosby Show
as 'Hurricane Smith'.
First Air Date
Sun, Sep 14 1969
Poster of The Mod Squad
The Mod Squad
Louis Gossett Jr. was
32+ in The Mod Squad
as 'Smitty, Lloyd, Charley Jameson'.
First Air Date
Tue, Sep 24 1968
Poster of Cowboy in Africa
Cowboy in Africa
Louis Gossett Jr. was
31+ in Cowboy in Africa
as 'Fulah, Joseph Hemera'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 11 1967
Poster of The Invaders
The Invaders
Louis Gossett Jr. was
30+ in The Invaders
as 'Ollie'.
First Air Date
Tue, Jan 10 1967
Poster of Daktari
Daktari
Louis Gossett Jr. was
29+ in Daktari
as 'Mkono'.
First Air Date
Tue, Jan 11 1966
Poster of The Merv Griffin Show
The Merv Griffin Show
Louis Gossett Jr. was
26+ in The Merv Griffin Show
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Mon, Oct 01 1962
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Louis Gossett Jr. was
26+ in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Mon, Oct 01 1962
Poster of The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show
Louis Gossett Jr. was
25+ in The Mike Douglas Show
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Mon, Dec 11 1961
Poster of Bonanza
Bonanza
Louis Gossett Jr. was
23+ in Bonanza
as 'Buck Walter'.
First Air Date
Sat, Sep 12 1959
Poster of The Oscars
The Oscars
Louis Gossett Jr. was
16+ in The Oscars
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Thu, Mar 19 1953
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Louis Gossett Jr. was
12+ in The Ed Sullivan Show
as 'Self - America Be Seated Cast'.
First Air Date
Sun, Jun 20 1948