Louis Gossett Jr.

ACTOR, PRODUCER, SOUNDTRACK

Louis Gossett Jr. Movies or Tv Shows (upto Aug 2022) - Watch Online

29th May 2022 | FlixCatalog Staff

Louis Gossett Jr. is one of the most respected and beloved actors on stage, screen and television and is also an accomplished writer, producer and director. Off-screen he is a social activist, educator and author dedicated to enriching the lives of others. Gossett was the first African-American to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his unforgettable performance as drill Sergeant Emil Foley in "An Officer and a Gentleman." Among his other awards are an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor for his portrayal of Fiddler in the groundbreaking ABC series "Roots," a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for "The Josephine Baker Story" and a Golden Globe for "An Officer and a Gentleman." He has been nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards, three Golden Globes, one Academy Award, five Images Awards, two Daytime Emmy Awards and in 1992 received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Gossett has also received numerous other honors throughout his illustrious career. His film debut was in the 1961 classic movie "A Raisin in the Sun" with Sidney Poitier. Other film credits include "The Deep," "Blue Chips," "Daddy's Little Girls," Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get Married Too?," "Firewalker," "Jaws-3D," "Enemy Mine" and "Iron Eagle" 1-4, among many others. Television credits include "Extant," "Madam Secretary," "Boardwalk Empire," "Family Guy" and "ER," among dozens of others. Gossett is the author of the bestselling autobiography "An Actor and a Gentleman," in which he chronicles the challenges and triumphs of his 50+ year career. Gossett is recognized as much for his humanitarian efforts as he is for his accomplishments as an actor. In 2006, Gossett founded The Eracism Foundation which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating racism. The foundation provides young adults with tools to live a racially diverse and culturally inclusive life. Programs focus on fostering cultural diversity, historical enrichment, education and anti-violence initiatives. Gossett was born in Brooklyn and made his stage debut when he was 17 in "Take a Giant Step," which was selected as one of the 10 best Broadway shows of 1953 by The New York Times. He has two adult sons and resides in Malibu, California. - IMDb Mini Biography By: The Honig Company

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of Louis Gossett Jr.’s flixes, followed by Google Play Movies compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

Louis Gossett Jr. on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1970 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of Louis Gossett Jr. movies released per year from 2009 till 2021.

Top Genres

Louis Gossett Jr. works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Action Genre flixes. 40% of Louis Gossett Jr. movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Louis Gossett Jr. worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Louis Gossett Jr. has worked on is 6.0.

6.0 / 10

Louis Gossett Jr.'s Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Biography,Drama,History
Roots (1977)

A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

8.4/10588 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Crime,Drama,Mystery
Watchmen (2019)

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.

8.1/10527 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

A documentary feature about Lorraine Hansberry, whose play Raisin in the Sun was the first by a black woman to be produced on Broadway. A passionate artist, she was also a committed ...

8.1/10118 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the eighteenth century.

7.8/10265 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Truth is stranger than fiction. Olympic gold medal hurdler Gail Devers almost lost her feet to a mysterious disease after being picked for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She failed to qualify for...

7.1/1099 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

James Mink is a black man in Canada who has built a very successful livery business, and enjoys a white wife and a beautiful daughter, Mary. An excellent match is arranged with an American ...

7.1/1091 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Drama,History
The White Dawn (1974)

In 1896, three survivors of a whaling ship-wreck in the Canadian Arctic are saved and adopted by an Eskimo tribe but frictions arise when the three start misbehaving.

7.1/10110 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Comedy,Western
Skin Game (1971)

In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity.

7/10102 min

Available in 6 platform(s).