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Louis Gossett Jr.


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Birth Name: Louis Gossett Jr.
Born: 05/27/1936
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Born on May 27, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY, Gossett was raised by his father, Louis Sr., a porter for the local gas company who eventually became head of the billing department, and his mother, Helen, a maid and nurse who was able to quit her job and earn her high school diploma once her son achieved early success. Having been a lettered athlete in baseball, basketball and track at Abraham Lincoln High School, Gossett suffered an injury that forced him to put aside his sports ambitions for a time. But a silver lining appeared when he filled his spare time by taking an acting class in school, making his stage debut in a production of "You Can't Take It With You" in his teens. At age 16, Gossett mad... Continue Bio >>


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