Louis Gossett Jr: "An Actor and a Gentleman"

Louis Gossett Jr., Clint Eastwood and President Reagan speaking at a Take Pride in America event in the White House Rose Garden, July 21 1987 - U.S. Government via Wikimedia Commons

Louis Gossett Jr., Clint Eastwood and President Reagan speaking at a Take Pride in America event in the White House Rose Garden, July 21 1987

U.S. Government via Wikimedia Commons

Louis Gossett Jr: "An Actor and a Gentleman"

The Emmy and Academy Award-winning actor recounts the trials and tribulations he faced as an African-American on Broadway and in Hollywood.

The Emmy and Academy Award-winning actor recounts the trials and tribulations he faced as an African-American on Broadway and in Hollywood.

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Louis Gossett Jr.

Actor on Broadway and in Hollywood for over 50 years. He has won an Emmy for his role in the television series "Roots" and a best supporting actor Oscar for his role in "An Officer and a Gentleman."

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