Louis Gossett Jr.  American Actor

Current Status

According to our records, Louis Gossett Jr. is possibly single. His last relationship was when Louis Gossett Jr. married Cyndi James Gossett on 25th Dec 1986.

Relationships

Louis Gossett Jr. was previously married to Cyndi James Gossett (1987) and Cyndi James-Reese (1987 - 1992).

He has also been in relationships with Cyndi James (1987 - 1992), Honey Rufner (1982), Christina Mangosing (1973 - 1975) and Hattie Glascoe.

About

Louis Gossett Jr. is a 80 year old American Actor. Born Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. on 27th May, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, USA and educated at Abraham Lincoln High School (1954), he is famous for Roots, An Officer and a Gentleman in a career that spans 1957–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Louis Gossett Jr. has been in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with BernNadette Stanis in Good Times (1974) and Lonette McKee in For Love of Olivia (2001).

Louis Gossett Jr. is a member of the following lists: Abraham Lincoln High School (Brooklyn) alumni, Male actors from New York City and African-American male actors.

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Dating History

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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
My Brothers Story2016Miles BryantMovie
Double Play2016CocoMovie
The Reason2016Pastor JimMovie
Come to the Garden2016God (voice)Movie
The Book of Negroes2015Daddy MosesTV Show
Artisans2015MauriceMovie
The Spoils Before Dying2015Duke WebsterTV Show
From Here to Infirmity2015MotherMovie
Pride of Lions2014Lou JonesMovie
Boiling Pot2014Detective HavenMovie
A Fighting Man2014CubbyMovie
Redemption2014BuddyMovie
Extant2014QuinnTV Show
10 Minutes2014Warden JohnsonMovie
Don't Call Me Sir!2014JoeMovie
Madam Secretary2014Father Laurent VasseurTV Show
The Firstling2013FloydMovie
Miracle at Gate 2132013Roy PeddingtonMovie
The Miracle of Tony Davis2013Voice of God (voice)Movie
The Undershepherd2012Bishop RedfordMovie
Jewtholic2012NarratorMovie
The Lamp2011Charles Montgomery IIIMovie
The Perfect Game2010Cool Papa BellMovie
Boardwalk Empire2010Oscar BoneauTV Show
Dog Jack2010Grown up Jed (voice)Movie
Why Did I Get Married Too?2010PorterMovie
Smitty2010Mr. SmithMovie
The Grace Card2010George WrightMovie
The Least Among You2009Samuel BentonMovie
Shannon's Rainbow2009MaxMovie
Delgo2008King ZahnMovie
Cover2007Detective Hicks (as Lou Gossett Jr.)Movie
Daddy's Little Girls2007WillieMovie
Stories USA2007Doc (segment "Club Soda")Movie
The Orange Box2007VortigauntsMovie
All In2006CapsMovie
Club Soda2006DocShort Film
Solar Attack2006President Ryan GordonTV Movie
Psych2006Lloyd MarrTV Show
Left Behind: World at War2005President Gerald Fitzhugh (as Lou Gossett Jr.)Movie
Lackawanna Blues2005Ol'lem TaylorTV Movie
Window2005Ralph StanleyShort Film
The Batman2004Lucius FoxTV Show
Jasper, Texas2003R.C. HornTV Movie
Momentum2003Raymond AddisonTV Movie
What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway2002Dr. BarnesTV Movie
Half & Half2002Ray WillisTV Show
Stephen King's Dead Zone2002Pastor David LewisTV Show
For Love of Olivia2001Daniel StewartTV Movie
Dr. Lucille2001David MuleraTV Movie
The Highwayman2000Phil BishopMovie
The Color of Love: Jacey's Story2000Lou HastingsTV Movie
The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence2000FrankTV Movie
Resurrection Blvd.2000Ezekiel 'Zeke' GrantTV Show
Y2K1999MorganMovie
Love Songs1999Reuben (segment "Love Song for Dad, A")TV Movie
Strange Justice1999Vernon JordanTV Movie
Family Guy1999Drill SargentTV Show
Legend of the Mummy1998CorbeckMovie
The Inspectors1998Inspector Frank HughesTV Movie
Hercules1998ChironTV Show
In His Father's Shoes1997Frank Crosby, RichardTV Movie
To Dance with Olivia1997Daniel StewartTV Movie
Stargate SG-11997GerakTV Show
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story1996James MinkTV Movie
Inside1996QuestionerTV Movie
Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story1996Bob KerseeTV Movie
Early Edition1996Jim MatthewsTV Show
Promised Land1996Anderson WalkerTV Show
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century1996W.E.B. Du BoisTV Show
Managua1996PaulMovie
Iron Eagle IV1995Charles 'Chappy' SinclairMovie
A Father for Charlie1995Walter OsgoodTV Movie
Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder1995Ray AlexanderTV Movie
Zooman1995Rueben TateTV Movie
A Good Man in Africa1994Prof. Sam AdekunleMovie
Blue Chips1994Father Dawkins (uncredited)Movie
Curse of the Starving Class1994EllisMovie
Flashfire1994Ben DurandMovie
Ellen1994Sgt. TimkoTV Show
ER1994Leo MalcolmTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Anderson WalkerTV Show
Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice1994Ray AlexanderTV Movie
Monolith1993Capt. MacCandlessMovie
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations1993TV Movie
Return to Lonesome Dove1993Isom PickettTV Show
Aces: Iron Eagle III1992Charles 'Chappy' SinclairMovie
Diggstown1992'Honey' Roy PalmerMovie
Picket Fences1992Rick JenningsTV Show
Cover Up1991Lou JacksonMovie
Toy Soldiers1991Dean ParkerMovie
Carolina Skeletons1991James BraggTV Movie
Keeper of the City1991Detective James DelaTV Movie
The Josephine Baker Story1991Sidney WilliamsTV Movie
El Diablo1990Van LeekTV Movie
Captain Planet and the Planeteers1990Cmdr. ClashTV Show
Sudie and Simpson1990SimpsonTV Movie
The Punisher1989Jake BerkowitzMovie
Gideon Oliver1989Gideon OliverTV Show
Iron Eagle II1988Charles 'Chappy' SinclairMovie
Goodbye, Miss 4th of July1988Big John CreedTV Movie
Roots: The Gift1988Fiddler ReynoldsTV Movie
Sam Found Out: A Triple Play1988SamTV Movie
Straight Up1988CosmoTV Show
The Principal1987Jake PhillipsMovie
A Gathering of Old Men1987MathuTV Movie
The Father Clements Story1987Father ClementsTV Movie
Firewalker1986Leo PorterMovie
Iron Eagle1986Col. Charles 'Chappy' SinclairMovie
Enemy Mine1985Jeriba 'Jerry' ShiganMovie
Finders Keepers1984CenturyMovie
The Guardian1984John MackTV Movie
Jaws 3-D1983Calvin BouchardMovie
Sadat1983Anwar al-SadatTV Movie
An Officer and a Gentleman1982Sgt. Emil FoleyMovie
The Powers of Matthew Star1982Walt ShepherdTV Show
Benny's Place1982Benny MooreTV Movie
Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige1981Leroy 'Satchel' PaigeTV Movie
American Playhouse1981TV Show
It Rained All Night the Day I Left1980Leo GarciaMovie
Palmerstown, U.S.A.1980Bessie's fatherTV Show
Backstairs at the White House1979Houseman Levi MercerTV Show
The Lazarus Syndrome1979Dr. MacArthur St. ClairTV Show
Lawman Without a Gun1979Tom HaywardTV Movie
To Kill a Cop1978Everett WalkerTV Movie
The Critical List1978Lem HarperTV Movie
The Lazarus Syndrome1978Dr. MacArthur St. ClairTV Movie
The Choirboys1977Calvin MottsMovie
The Deep1977Henri Cloche (as Louis Gossett)Movie
Little Ladies of the Night1977Russ GarfieldTV Movie
Roots1977FiddlerTV Show
Freeman1977Rex (as Lou Gossett)TV Movie
J.D.'s Revenge1976Rev. Elija Bliss (as Lou Gossett)Movie
The River Niger1976Dr. Dudley Stanton (as Lou Gossett)Movie
Visions1976RexTV Show
Black Bart1975Black BartTV Show
Caribe1975David WallaceTV Show
Saturday Night Live1975Host, VariousTV Show
The Jeffersons1975Wendell BrownTV Show
Delancey Street: The Crisis Within1975Otis JamesTV Movie
The White Dawn1974Portagee (as Lou Gossett)Movie
Good Times1974Uncle Wilbert, Donald KnightTV Show
Little House on the Prairie1974Henry HillTV Show
Lucas Tanner1974Bobby KoballTV Show
Petrocelli1974District Attorney Kurt Olson, Kurt Olson, DATV Show
The Rockford Files1974Marcus Aurelius 'Gabby' HayesTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974O'FlahertyTV Show
It's Good to Be Alive1974Sam Brockington (as Lou Gossett)TV Movie
Sidekicks1974Jason O'RourkeTV Movie
The Laughing Policeman1973Insp. James Larrimore SFPD (as Lou Gossett)Movie
Harry O1973Cleon JacksonTV Show
Police Story1973Det. Virgil Barnes, FreddieTV Show
The Fuzz Brothers1973Francis Fuzz (as Lou Gossett)TV Movie
Travels with My Aunt1972Wordsworth (as Lou Gossett)Movie
The Rookies1972Toby JonesTV Show
The Living End1972Doug Newman (as Lou Gossett)TV Movie
Skin Game1971Jason (as Lou Gossett)Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Joe SimsTV Show
Longstreet1971Sergeant CoryTV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971Lt. Carl FellowsTV Show
Big Fish, Little Fish1971Jimmie LutonTV Movie
The Landlord1970Copee (as Lou Gossett)Movie
McCloud1970Dewey JustinTV Show
The Partridge Family1970Sam SimonTV Show
The Young Rebels1970Isak PooleTV Show
The Bushbaby1969Tembo (as Lou Gossett)Movie
Love, American Style1969Freddy (segment "Love and the Mystic")TV Show
The Bill Cosby Show1969Hurricane SmithTV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1969Dr. KarnesTV Show
Mod Squad1968Charley Jameson, Lloyd, SmittyTV Show
Companions in Nightmare1968Lt. Adam McKayTV Movie
Cowboy in Africa1967Joseph Hemera, FulahTV Show
The Invaders1967OllieTV Show
Daktari1966MkonoTV Show
East Side/West Side1963Martin PowersTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962William TaylorTV Show
A Raisin in the Sun1961George MurchisonMovie
Insight1960SpacemanTV Show
Bonanza1959Buck WalterTV Show
The Big Story1949Jamie Goodwin, MacTV Show
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Laurel LangstrandFeb 11, 2010

Many years ago, my Husbands 2 Nephews both had bit parts in one of Mr. Gossett,s movies, El Dialbo. I have a phots of the 3 of them. I shall treasure it!!


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    About

    Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his Emmy Award-winning role as Fiddler in...

    Confirmed Relationships6
    Longest Relationship5 yrs
    Shortest Relationship2 yrs
    Average Relationship Length2 yrs
    First Name Louis
    Middle Name Cameron
    Last Name Gossett Jr.
    Full Name at Birth Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr.
    Age 80 years
    Birthday 27th May, 1936
    Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
    Build Athletic
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Bald
    Zodiac Sign Gemini
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    High School Abraham Lincoln High School (1954)
    University New York University
    Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Director
    Occupation Actor
    Claim to Fame Roots, An Officer and a Gentleman
    Year(s) Active 1957–present
    Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Entertainment Booking Agency, Celebrity Talent International
    Brand Endorsement (2011) Appeared in a PSA for "Help Hospitalized Veterans" (HHV.org).
    Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/906/000023837/, www.louisgossett.com/
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