Louis Gossett Jr.

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  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/27/1936, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Extant Exclusive: Louis Gossett Jr. to Play Halle Berry's Father

Louis Gossett Jr. has been tapped to play the father of Halle Berry's female astronaut character in CBS' summer series Extant, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Extant tells the story of...read more

VIDEO: The Fourth Horseman: Part 1 [HD]

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The Fourth Horseman: Part 1 [HD]
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Length: 44:00
Aired: 9/16/2005

A Prior has convinced Gerak, leader of the Jaffa Nation, into following Origin. Teal'c and Bra'tac attempt to make a case against the Ori, but to no avail. Meanwhile, a plague released by the Ori has breached SGC and spread to the rest of Colorado. watch

VIDEO: The Fourth Horseman: Part 1 [HD]

click to playclick to play
The Fourth Horseman: Part 1 [HD]
Subscription | Amazon Prime
Length: 44:00
Aired: 9/16/2005

A Prior has convinced Gerak, leader of the Jaffa Nation, into following Origin. Teal'c and Bra'tac attempt to make a case against the Ori, but to no avail. Meanwhile, a plague released by the Ori has breached SGC and spread to the rest of Colorado. watch

Videos

Louis Gossett Jr guest stars on ER.
Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots - webisode - Web Exclusive: Life's Big Questions
Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots - webisode - Exclusive Webisode: The Impact of Roots on America
Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots - webisode - Web Exclusive: LeVar Burton's Faith

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In His Father's Shoes
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Extant - Before the Blood
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What on Earth is Wrong?
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Shelter [HD]
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Louis Gossett Jr., Carolyn Hennesy, Nathan Morris, Kevin Nash

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 Oprah and the Legendary Cast of 'Roots' 35 Years Later TV Show Series, Guest
2010 For Love of Liberty TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2009 NAACP Image Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2009 Freedom Songs TV Show Series, Remarks by
2008 Cover Movie, Actor - Detective Hicks

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News

Watercooler: We Take a Shining to Psych's Lassiter

Let's say it together: We love Lassie!

Last night, Psych served up a certifiable gem that was two great tastes in one: A fantastically funny spoof of The Shining and a showcase for the always wonderful Timothy Omundson, whose Lassiter found himself going all sorts of Jack Nicholson after buying a seemingly haunted ...
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Keck's Exclusives: First Look: Roots Reunion on OWN

For the first time ever, Oprah Winfrey conducts an interview inside her lavish Montecito, California, estate in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Roots, the 1977 Emmy-winning ABC miniseries that exposed the horrors of slavery and triumphs of its survivors.

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Roots Producer David Wolper Dies at 82

David Wolper, producer of the celebrated miniseries Roots, has died of congestive heart disease and complications of Parkinson's disease, according to The Associated Press. He was 82.

Wolper is perhaps best known for his work on the 1977 ABC miniseries that followed... read more

Behind the Scenes of Janet Jackson's New Music Video

TV Guide Network's Hollywood 411 goes behind the scenes of Janet Jackson's latest music video, "Nothing," featuring exclusive interviews with Jackson and the filmmakers. "Nothing" appears on the soundtrack of Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? Jackson co-stars with Tyler Perry, Louis Gossett Jr., Cicely Tyson, Jill Scott, Sharon Leal and Richard T. Jones in the marital-strife sequel.

Hollywood 411's report on "Nothing" airs Wednesday at 7/6c and again on Thursday at 2:30 p.m./1:30c on the TV Guide Network.

Watch Jackson's music video for "Nothing":

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Louis Gossett Jr. Diagnosed with Cancer

Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the actor announced on Tuesday.

Gossett told KTLA News that he went public with the news "to... read more

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