Fast Facts

  • Was originally a music major at the High School of Performing Arts in New York.
  • First professional acting job was in an off-Broadway production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest after graduating from high school.
  • Is the first cousin of Academy Award winner Louis Gossett Jr.
  • The play for which he won an NAACP Theater Award, Indigo Blues, was written by his wife, Michele.
  • Learned to play drums for the 2009 cable movie Flying By.

Awards

  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Caleb Gossett — Son
  • Luke Gossett — Son
  • Louis Gossett Jr. — Cousin
  • Michele Gossett — Wife

College

  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY

Details

  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Birthday: March 3, 1954, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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