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Louis Gossett Jr. Interview: "I’m Not an African-American Anymore; I’m an American-African"

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Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr. is best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman and for portraying the character of Fiddler in the ABC miniseries Roots in 1977. He has starred in A Raisin in the Sun, The Landlord, Skin Game, The Deep, Enemy Mine, Iron Eagle, Iron Eagle II, The Punisher, and many others, during an acting career that spans over five decades to include theater and extensive television work.

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