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Louis Gossett, Jr.

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The Resume

    (May 27, 1936-March 29, 2024)
    Acted in 'Roots,' 'A Raisin in the Sun,' 'An Officer and a Gentleman,' 'Skin Game,' 'Diggstown,' 'Inside,' 'Enemy Mine,' 'A Father for Charlie,' 'The Landlord,' 'Travels with My Aunt' and 'The White Dawn'
    Won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (1983)

Why he might be annoying:

    He is two-times divorced (1st and 3rd marriage).
    He annulled his second marriage.
    He has appeared in many made-for-TV movies.
    Since 'An Officer and a Gentleman,' he has been typecast as 'warm-hearted characters with tough exteriors.'

Why he might not be annoying:

    He began acting at the age of 17.
    He won the Donaldson Award (best newcomer to theater) in 1953.
    He attended NYU on a basketball scholarship.
    He attended a try out for the New York Knicks when in his early 20's, but decided to pursue acting instead.
    He is tall, standing at 6'4.
    He adopted his third wife's son.
    While at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival, he was dubbed the 'King of Brooklyn' (1990).

Credit: His Name is Robert

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 12 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 316 Votes: 43.99% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 93 Votes: 47.31% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 97 Votes: 43.30% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 126 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 35 Votes: 48.57% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 22 Votes: 40.91% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 51 Votes: 35.29% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 63 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 56 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 81 Votes: 48.15% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 48 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 137 Votes: 44.53% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 250 Votes: 39.60% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 366 Votes: 43.17% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 260 Votes: 41.54% Annoying