Lou Gossett Jr Net Worth

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Lou Gossett Jr Net Worth
Net Worth:
$1.5 Million
Date of Birth
May 27, 1936
Place of Birth
Sheepshead Bay
Actor, Film Producer, Television Director, Voice Actor, Television producer

Lou Gossett, Jr. net worth: Lou Gossett, Jr. is an American actor who has a net worth of $1.5 million dollars. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Lou Gossett, Jr., decided to audition for a high school play, after he injured himself playing sports. He turned down an athletic scholarship to NYU to focus on theater, but had to put his college plans on hold, after he was cast in the Broadway production of "Take a Giant Step"while completing his senior year of high school. After appearing in the Broadway cast of "A Raisin in the Sun", he then transitioned to film work, when the play was adapted into a film in 1961. He has since enjoyed a long and distinguished film and television career, and has appeared in such projects as, "An Officer and a Gentleman", "Iron Eagle", "Firewalkers", "Diggstown", "A Good Man in Africa", "Daddy's Little Girls", "The Mod Squad", "Good Times", "Roots", "The Josephine Baker Story", "Touched by An Angel", and "ER". He has won two Golden Globes, a Primetime Emmy, a Daytime Emmy, and an Oscar.

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Lou Gossett, Jr

Lou Gossett, Jr

Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. 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 the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots. Go...
Actor / Film Producer / Television Director / Voice Actor / Television producer
Date of Birth
  • May 27, 1936
  • Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr.
  • Louis Gosset
  • Louis Gossett
  • Louis Gossett Jnr.
  • Lou Gossett
  • Lew Gossett
  • King of Brooklyn
  • Louis Cameron Gossett Jr.
  • Gossett
  • Louis Gossett Jr.
  • African American
  • 6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • An Officer and a Gentleman
    Sgt. Emil Foley
  • Jaws 3-D
    Calvin Bouchard
  • The Landlord
  • The Principal
    Jake Phillips
  • Enemy Mine
  • Travels with My Aunt
  • Toy Soldiers
    Dean Edward Parker
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