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Louis Gossett Jr.

Actor
Biography
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". He has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards in an acting career that spans over five decades.

Personal Info

Occupation Actor
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birthday 1936-05-27

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Filmography by Year

1
2024
2
2023
2
2022
2
2021
2
2020
4
2019
1
2018
4
2017
2
2016
3
2015
3
2014
1
2013
2
2012
2
2011
1
2010
3
2009
4
2008
4
2007
2
2006
3
2005
2
2003
2
2002
1
2001
3
2000
3
1999
2
1998
2
1997
4
1996
6
1995
5
1994
3
1993
3
1992
5
1991
3
1990
2
1989
4
1988
3
1987
2
1986
1
1985
2
1984
3
1983
3
1982
1
1981
1
1980
3
1979
3
1978
4
1977
2
1976
2
1975
3
1974
1
1973
1
1972
1
1971
2
1970
1
1969
1
1968
1
1961
1
1960

Filmography by Genre

Drama
70
TV Movie
28
Comedy
24
Thriller
18
Action
17
Adventure
12
Crime
12
Documentary
11
Romance
11
Family
10
Science Fiction
7
History
6
Mystery
6
Western
5
Etc
5
Music
3
Horror
3
Fantasy
3
War
2
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
1
Animation
1
War & Politics
1