Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. dies at 87

Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. dies at 87

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Category : Obituaries Published on: April 02 2024

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  • Louis Gossett Jr., who won an Academy Award for his performance in "An Officer and a Gentleman" and an Emmy for the groundbreaking short series "Roots," has died at the age of 87.
  • In addition to 'An Officer and a Gentleman', Gossett is best known for the films 'Enemy Mine' (1985), in which he played the role of an alien, who was forced to reconcile with his human enemy.
  • His historic Oscar win for Best Supporting Actor in 1983 further cemented his legacy as a trailblazer in Hollywood.
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