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Louis Gossett Jr.

Actor | Producer | Director
KNOWN FOR 
Enemy Mine (1985) | Half-Life 2 (2004) | An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 22 nominations More »
AKA 
Louis Gosset Jr. | Louis Gosset | Lou Gossett Jr. | Louis Gossett | Lou Gossett | Louis Gossett Jnr. | Lou Gossett Jr | Lou Gossett jr.  Less
BORN 
May 27, 1936 (age 79)
HEIGHT 
6' 2½" (1.89m)
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (10 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (6 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (64 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (116 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for ExtantExtant (TV Series) Quinn (4 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015 4
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  • Primary photo for The Spoils Before DyingThe Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-series) Duke Webster (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • The Trip Trap (Jul 10, 2015) Duke Webster (as Louis Gosset Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Book of NegroesThe Book of Negroes (TV Mini-series) Daddy Moses (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for Madam SecretaryMadam Secretary (TV Series) Father Laurent Vasseur (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • The Call (Oct 26, 2014) Father Laurent Vasseur  Less
  • Primary photo for Miracle at Gate 213Miracle at Gate 213 (TV Movie) Roy Peddington  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Boardwalk EmpireBoardwalk Empire (TV Series) Oscar Boneau (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for PsychPsych (TV Series) Lloyd Marr (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black PatriotsFor Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (TV Movie) Self (voice), Executive Producer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Leo Malcolm (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for ReNew OrleansReNew Orleans (TV Series) Himself - Host, Executive Producer  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for The BatmanThe Batman (TV Series) Lucius Fox (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 3
  • Primary photo for Solar AttackSolar Attack (TV Movie) President Ryan Gordon  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Drill Sargent (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Stargate SG-1Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) Gerak (5 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 5
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  • Primary photo for Lackawanna BluesLackawanna Blues (TV Movie) Ol'lem Taylor  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Half & HalfHalf & Half (TV Series) Ray Willis (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for MomentumMomentum (TV Movie) Raymond Addison  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Jasper, TexasJasper, Texas (TV Movie) R.C. Horn  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Dead ZoneThe Dead Zone (TV Series) Pastor David Lewis (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Zion (Apr 6, 2003) Pastor David Lewis  Less
  • Primary photo for Resurrection Blvd.Resurrection Blvd. (TV Series) Ezekiel 'Zeke' Grant (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for What About Your Friends: Weekend GetawayWhat About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway (TV Movie) Dr. Barnes  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Dr Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale StoryDr Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story (TV Movie) David Mulera  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for For Love of OliviaFor Love of Olivia (TV Movie) Daniel Stewart, Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Color of Love: Jacey's StoryThe Color of Love: Jacey's Story (TV Movie) Lou Hastings, Executive Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Inspectors 2: A Shred of EvidenceThe Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence (TV Movie) Frank, Executive Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Strange JusticeStrange Justice (TV Movie) Vernon Jordan  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Love SongsLove Songs (TV Movie) Reuben (segment "Love Song for Dad, A"), Director (segments: Love Song for Champ, A)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for HerculesHercules (TV Series) Chiron (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The InspectorsThe Inspectors (TV Movie) Inspector Frank Hughes, Executive Producer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for EllenEllen (TV Series) Sgt. Timko (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Early EditionEarly Edition (TV Series) Jim Matthews (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for In His Father's ShoesIn His Father's Shoes (TV Movie) Frank Crosby / Richard, Executive Producer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for To Dance with OliviaTo Dance with Olivia (TV Movie) Daniel Stewart, Executive Producer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Promised LandPromised Land (TV Series) Anderson Walker (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Anderson Walker (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for InsideInside (TV Movie) Questioner, Executive Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers StoryRun for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story (TV Movie) Bob Kersee, Executive Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Captive Heart: The James Mink StoryCaptive Heart: The James Mink Story (TV Movie) James Mink, Executive Consultant  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th CenturyThe Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Mini-series) W.E.B. Du Bois (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
    • Collapse (1996) W.E.B. Du Bois (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ray Alexander: A Menu for MurderRay Alexander: A Menu for Murder (TV Movie) Ray Alexander  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for ZoomanZooman (TV Movie) Rueben Tate  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for A Father for CharlieA Father for Charlie (TV Movie) Walter Osgood, Executive Producer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The History of Rock 'n' RollThe History of Rock 'n' Roll (TV Series) Writer ("Handsome Johnny") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Ray Alexander: A Taste for JusticeRay Alexander: A Taste for Justice (TV Movie) Ray Alexander, Co-Executive Producer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Picket FencesPicket Fences (TV Series) Rick Jennings (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Return to Lonesome DoveReturn to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-series) Isom Pickett (3 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 3
  • Primary photo for Father & Son: Dangerous RelationsFather & Son: Dangerous Relations (TV Movie) Actor, Co-Executive Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Captain Planet and the PlaneteersCaptain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series) Cmdr. Clash (3 episodes, 1991–1992)  Less 1991–1992 3
  • Primary photo for Keeper of the CityKeeper of the City (TV Movie) Detective James Dela  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Carolina SkeletonsCarolina Skeletons (TV Movie) James Bragg  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Josephine Baker StoryThe Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie) Sidney Williams  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Sudie and SimpsonSudie and Simpson (TV Movie) Simpson  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for El DiabloEl Diablo (TV Movie) Van Leek  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Gideon OliverGideon Oliver (TV Series) Gideon Oliver (5 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 5
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  • Primary photo for Roots: The GiftRoots: The Gift (TV Movie) Fiddler Reynolds  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Goodbye, Miss 4th of JulyGoodbye, Miss 4th of July (TV Movie) Big John Creed  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Sam Found Out: A Triple PlaySam Found Out: A Triple Play (TV Movie) Sam  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Straight UpStraight Up (TV Series) Cosmo  Less 1988– 
  • Primary photo for The Father Clements StoryThe Father Clements Story (TV Movie) Father Clements  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for A Gathering of Old MenA Gathering of Old Men (TV Movie) Mathu  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The GuardianThe Guardian (TV Movie) John Mack  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for SadatSadat (TV Movie) Anwar al-Sadat  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Powers of Matthew StarThe Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series) Walt Shepherd (22 episodes, 1982–1983), Director (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1982–1983 22
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  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Host / Various (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Benny's PlaceBenny's Place (TV Movie) Benny Moore  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' PaigeDon't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (TV Movie) Leroy 'Satchel' Paige  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Palmerstown, U.S.A.Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series) Bessie's father (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Lazarus SyndromeThe Lazarus Syndrome (TV Series) Dr. MacArthur St. Clair (5 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 5
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  • Primary photo for Backstairs at the White HouseBackstairs at the White House (TV Mini-series) Houseman Levi Mercer (4 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 4
    • Episode #1.4 (Feb 19, 1979) Houseman Levi Mercer  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 12, 1979) Houseman Levi Mercer  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Feb 5, 1979) Houseman Levi Mercer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Lawman Without a GunLawman Without a Gun (TV Movie) Tom Hayward  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Critical ListThe Critical List (TV Movie) Lem Harper  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for To Kill a CopTo Kill a Cop (TV Movie) Everett Walker  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Lazarus SyndromeThe Lazarus Syndrome (TV Movie) Dr. MacArthur St. Clair  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for FreemanFreeman (TV Movie) Rex (as Lou Gossett)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for VisionsVisions (TV Series) Rex (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Marcus Aurelius 'Gabby' Hayes / Marcus Aurelius Hayes / O'Brien (2 episodes, 1976–1977)  Less 1976–1977 2
  • Primary photo for Little Ladies of the NightLittle Ladies of the Night (TV Movie) Russ Garfield  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Fiddler (5 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 5
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  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Henry Hill (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Det. Virgil Barnes / Freddie (2 episodes, 1975–1976)  Less 1975–1976 2
  • Primary photo for The JeffersonsThe Jeffersons (TV Series) Wendell Brown (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Six Million Dollar ManThe Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) O'Flaherty (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Good TimesGood Times (TV Series) Uncle Wilbert / Donald Knight (2 episodes, 1974–1975)  Less 1974–1975 2
  • Primary photo for Harry OHarry O (TV Series) Cleon Jackson (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • Shades (Oct 2, 1975) Cleon Jackson (as Lou Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for CaribeCaribe (TV Series) David Wallace (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • The Assassin (May 5, 1975) David Wallace (as Lou Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Spaceman (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Delancey Street: The Crisis WithinDelancey Street: The Crisis Within (TV Movie) Otis James  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Black BartBlack Bart (TV Movie) Black Bart (as Lou Gossett)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for PetrocelliPetrocelli (TV Series) District Attorney Kurt Olson / Kurt Olson, DA (2 episodes, 1974–1975)  Less 1974–1975 2
    • A Fallen Idol (Jan 22, 1975) District Attorney Kurt Olson (as Lou Gossett)  Less
    • A Very Lonely Lady (Nov 27, 1974) Kurt Olson, DA (as Lou Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lucas TannerLucas Tanner (TV Series) Bobby Koball (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for McCloudMcCloud (TV Series) Dewey Justin (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for SidekicksSidekicks (TV Movie) Jason O'Rourke  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for It's Good to Be AliveIt's Good to Be Alive (TV Movie) Sam Brockington (as Lou Gossett)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Fuzz BrothersThe Fuzz Brothers (TV Movie) Francis Fuzz (as Lou Gossett)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Owen Marshall, Counselor at LawOwen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) Lt. Carl Fellows (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Freddy (segment "Love and the Mystic") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Mod SquadThe Mod Squad (TV Series) Charley Jameson / Lloyd / Smitty (3 episodes, 1968–1972)  Less 1968–1972 3
  • Primary photo for The RookiesThe Rookies (TV Series) Toby Jones (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Living EndThe Living End (TV Movie) Doug Newman (as Lou Gossett)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Joe Sims (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The New DoctorsThe Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) Dr. Karnes (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
    • One Lonely Step (Oct 24, 1971) Dr. Karnes (as Lou Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for LongstreetLongstreet (TV Series) Sergeant Cory (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Buck Walter (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
    • The Desperado (Feb 7, 1971) Buck Walter (as Lou Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Partridge FamilyThe Partridge Family (TV Series) Sam Simon (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
    • Soul Club (Jan 29, 1971) Sam Simon (as Lou Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for Big Fish, Little FishBig Fish, Little Fish (TV Movie) Jimmie Luton  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Young RebelsThe Young Rebels (TV Series) Isak Poole (15 episodes, 1970–1971)  Less 1970–1971 15
    • To Kill a Traitor (Jan 4, 1971) Isak Poole (as Lou Gossett)  Less
    • Unbroken Chains (Dec 27, 1970) Isak Poole (as Lou Gossett)  Less
    • The Infiltrator (Dec 20, 1970) Isak Poole (as Lou Gossett)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Bill Cosby ShowThe Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) Hurricane Smith (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Companions in NightmareCompanions in Nightmare (TV Movie) Lt. Adam McKay  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for DaktariDaktari (TV Series) Mkono (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • Adam and Jenny (Oct 30, 1968) Mkono (as Louis Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Ollie (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • The Vise (Feb 20, 1968) Ollie (as Louis Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cowboy in AfricaCowboy in Africa (TV Series) Joseph Hemera / Fulah (2 episodes, 1967–1968)  Less 1967–1968 2
    • The Quiet Death (Feb 19, 1968) Joseph Hemera (as Louis Gossett)  Less
    • Fang and Claw (Oct 30, 1967) Fulah (as Louis Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Performer ("Don't Let a Woman Get You, Man") (1 episode, 1964), Himself - Singer / Dancer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • Episode #17.30 (May 3, 1964) Himself - Singer / Dancer, Performer ("Don't Let a Woman Get You, Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for East Side/West SideEast Side/West Side (TV Series) Martin Powers (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • Here Today (Apr 27, 1964) Martin Powers (as Louis Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for The NursesThe Nurses (TV Series) William Taylor (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • The Prisoner (Nov 8, 1962) William Taylor (as Louis Gossett)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Big StoryThe Big Story (TV Series) Jamie Goodwin / Mac (2 episodes, 1957–1958)  Less 1957–1958 2
Self (168 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 'Punisher' vu par Mark Goldblatt'Punisher' vu par Mark Goldblatt (Video) Himself / Jake Berkowitz (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Episode #21.117 (Feb 17, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Premio Donostia a Richard GerePremio Donostia a Richard Gere (TV Special) Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Michael Moore, el gran agitadorMichael Moore, el gran agitador (TV Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Century of Black CinemaCentury of Black Cinema (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (from Jaws 3-D) (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Jaws (Jun 9, 2002) Himself (from Jaws 3-D) (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The JeffersonsThe Jeffersons (TV Series) Wendell Brown (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978
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