Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.  American Actor

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Louis Gossett Jr. was previously married to Cyndi James Gossett (1987 - 1992), Christina Mangosing (1973 - 1974) and Hattie Glascoe (1964 - 1965).

Louis Gossett Jr. has been in relationships with Honey Rufner (1982), Vonetta McGee (1977 - 1978) and Azizi Johari (1975 - 1977).

Louis Gossett Jr. has had an encounter with Tina Andrews (1977).


Louis Gossett Jr. is a 87 year old American Actor. Born Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. on 27th May, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, he is famous for Roots, An Officer and a Gentleman. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Louis Gossett Jr. has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including 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: Emmy Award winners, Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe (film) winners and Warner Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 7 years 4 years, 3 months 2 years
Dating3 2 years 1 year 1 year
Encounter1 46 years, 7 months - -
Total7 46 years, 7 months 8 years, 11 months 1 year


First Name Louis
Middle Name Cameron
Last Name Gossett Jr.
Full Name at Birth Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr.
Age 87 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/

Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Walt on The Powers of Matthew Star and the Vortigaunt from the popular video game series Half-Life. He also had an 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 the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots. Gossett has also starred in numerous other film productions including A Raisin in the Sun, The Landlord, Skin Game, Travels with My Aunt, The Laughing Policeman, The Deep, Jaws 3-D, Wolfgang Petersen's Enemy Mine, the Iron Eagle series, Toy Soldiers and The Punisher, in an acting career that spans over five decades.

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Louis Gossett Jr.87 GeminiActor
Cynthia L. James-Actress
Honey Rufner-
Tina Andrews72 TaurusActress
Vonetta McGee65 CapricornActress
Azizi Johari75 VirgoModel (Adult/Glamour)
Christina Mangosing76Spouse
Hattie Glascoe-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
SatieMale25th April, 197449 years oldChristina Mangosing


Imaginary Friends2024Movie
The Color Purple2023Old MisterMovie
Unplugged2023Amos Burton (voice)Movie
A Scorched Earth2023Movie
Kingdom Business2022JeremiahTV Show
Three Months2022BennyMovie
Not to Forget2021Pastor JohnMovie
The Reason2020Pastor JimMovie
Canaan Land2020Talk Show GuestMovie
Forget to Remember2020HerbMovie
Foster Boy2019Judge George TaylorMovie
Watchmen2019Will ReevesTV Show
The Cuban2019Luis GarciaMovie
Miracle in East Texas2019Irving Tanner Jr.Movie
Undercover Grandpa2017MotherMovie
Double Play2017CocoMovie
The Good Fight2017Carl ReddickTV Show
Hap and Leonard2016BaconTV Show
My Brothers Story2016MilesMovie
Come to the Garden2016God (voice)Movie
King of the Dancehall2016The BishopMovie
The Book of Negroes2015Daddy MosesTV Show
Boiling Pot2015Detective HavenMovie
The Spoils Before Dying2015Duke WebsterTV Show
Pride of Lions2014Lou JonesMovie
A Fighting Man2014CubbyMovie
Extant2014QuinnTV Show
10 Minutes2014Warden JohnsonShort Film
Madam Secretary2014Father Laurent VasseurTV Show
Breaking at the Edge2013FloydMovie
Miracle at Gate 2132013Roy PeddingtonTV Movie
Smitty2012Mr. SmithMovie
The Undershepherd2012Bishop RedfordMovie
The Home2011Movie
Boardwalk Empire2010Oscar BoneauTV Show
Dog Jack2010Grown up Jed (voice)Movie
Why Did I Get Married Too?2010PorterMovie
Hawaii Five-02010Lou's FatherTV Show
The Grace Card2010George WrightMovie
The Lamp2010Charles Montgomery IIIMovie
The Least Among You2009Samuel BentonMovie
The Perfect Game2009Cool Papa BellMovie
Shannon's Rainbow2009Max DonovanMovie
Delgo2008King Zahn (voice)Movie
Cover2007Detective Hicks (as Lou Gossett Jr.)Movie
Daddy's Little Girls2007WillieMovie
Rwanda Rising2007Eyewitness (voice)Movie
Stories USA2007Doc (segment "Club Soda")Movie
All In2006CapsMovie
Club Soda2006DocShort Film
Solar Attack2006President Ryan GordonTV Movie
Psych2006Lloyd MarrTV Show
Half-Life 2: Episode One2006Vortigaunt (voice, as Lou Gossett Jr.)Unknown
Left Behind III: World at War2005President Gerald Fitzhugh (as Lou Gossett Jr.)Movie
Lackawanna Blues2005Ol'lem TaylorTV Movie
Window2005Ralph StanleyShort Film
The Batman2004Lucius FoxTV Show
Half-Life 22004Vortigaunt (voice)Unknown
Jasper, Texas2003R.C. HornTV Movie
Momentum2003Raymond AddisonTV Movie
The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas2003Adam CookTV Show
What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway2002Dr. BarnesTV Movie
Half & Half2002Ray WillisTV Show
The Dead Zone2002Pastor David LewisTV Show
For Love of Olivia2001Daniel StewartTV Movie
Dr Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story2001David MuleraTV Movie
The Grave Before the Chains2001Toussaint L'ouvertureShort Film
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
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: 1914-19181996W.E.B. Du BoisTV Show
Iron Eagle IV1995Chappy SinclairMovie
A Father for Charlie1995Walter OsgoodTV Movie
Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder1995Ray AlexanderTV Movie
Zooman1995Rueben TateTV Movie
A Good Man in Africa1994AdekunleMovie
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 Relations1993Leonard ClayTV Movie
Return to Lonesome Dove1993Isom PickettTV Show
Aces: Iron Eagle III1992ChappyMovie
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 II1988ChappyMovie
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 George ClementsTV Movie
Firewalker1986Leo PorterMovie
Iron Eagle1986ChappyMovie
King Kobra - Iron Eagle (Never Say Die)1986ChappyMusic Video
Enemy Mine1985DracMovie
Finders Keepers1984CenturyMovie
The Guardian1984John MackTV Movie
Jaws 3-D1983Calvin BouchardMovie
Sadat1983Anwar al-SadatTV Show
An Officer and a Gentleman1982Sgt. Emil FoleyMovie
The Powers of Matthew Star1982Julian, Walt ShepherdTV Show
Benny's Place1982Benny MooreTV Movie
Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige1981Leroy 'Satchel' PaigeTV Movie
It Rained All Night the Day I Left1980Leo GarciaMovie
American Playhouse1980TV Show
Palmerstown, U.S.A.1980Fredrick Douglas JacksonTV Show
Backstairs at the White House1979Houseman Levi MercerTV Show
The Lazarus Syndrome1979Dr. MacArthur St. ClairTV Show
To Kill a Cop1978Everett WalkerTV Movie
The Critical List1978Lem HarperTV Movie
The Lazarus Syndrome1978Dr. MacArthur St. ClairTV Movie
Lawman Without a Gun1978Tom HaywardTV 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 Bart (as Lou Gossett)TV Movie
Caribe1975David WallaceTV Show
The Jeffersons1975Wendell BrownTV Show
Delancey Street: The Crisis Within1975Otis JamesTV Movie
The White Dawn1974Portagee (as Lou Gossett)Movie
Good Times1974Donald Knight, Uncle WilbertTV 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' Hayes, Marcus Aurelius Hayes, O'BrienTV 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 Policeman1973Larrimore (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 Africa1967Fulah, Joseph HemeraTV Show
The Invaders1967OllieTV Show
Daktari1966MkonoTV Show
East Side/West Side1963Martin PowersTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962William TaylorTV Show
A Raisin in the Sun1961George Murchison (as Louis Gossett)Movie
Insight1960The ManTV Show
The New Girl1960Mary's Brother (uncredited)Short Film
Bonanza1959Buck WalterTV Show
The Big Story1949Jamie Goodwin, MacTV Show
Capture the FlagLou AdamsMovie
On Smoother DirtElder ErnieMovie
Elephants in the RoomJamaliMovie
Soul to KeepMr. GMovie
Awaken the ReaperDr. Benjamin LockeMovie
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wjerryzwjerryzJul 11, 2017

Louis starred in The Deep. Great movie

artistsprMay 23, 2017

THE LEGENDARY ACTOR LOUIS GOSSETT JR. 1983 OSCAR FOR THE UNFORGETTABLE "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN" https://twitter.com/HealingPainter/status/702397931392012288

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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