Louis Gossett Jr.

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A Raisin in the Sun - Gossett Jr. had already successfullyThe film tells the story of a Black family trying to get ahead in Chicago.

Skin Game 1971- They played a duo of scammers in the era of American slavery Jr. was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for his role.

Fiddler in 'Roots' - Won a Emmy Award for his lead role in the 'Roots' saga Fiddler, an older slave who teaches the African newcomer Kunta Kinte the English language.

First Supporting Oscar - Won both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for his supporting role it was the first time an African American actor received the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

Actor Who Passed Away - The acclaimed American actor Louis Gossett Jr. passed away on March 29, 2024, age of 87 born in the US in the 1930s.

Jaws III 1983 - One of those actors who've received the highest acclaim and the greatest mockery around the same time.

The Josephine Baker Story 1991 - His supporting role as civil rights activist Sidney Williams earned him his second Golden Globe award.

A revered veteran in Hollywood - His 5-decade career, Louis Gossett Jr. played in more than 70 films, more than 120 TV productions, and 11 plays.

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