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Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr.
By Credit to lukeford.net (permission statement at en:User:Tabercil/Luke Ford permission) [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $445,982,526 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #7,406)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Porter (Why Did I Get Married Too?), Gunnery Sgt. Emil Foley (An Officer and a Gentleman), Willie (Daddy's Little Girls), Calvin Bouchard (Jaws 3-D), Father Dawkins (Blue Chips)
Most productive collaborators: Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Tasha Smith, Gary Sturgis, Tracee Ellis Ross
Born: May 27th, 1936 (80 years old)

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  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting5$107,452,612$977,480$108,430,092
Leading2$2,430,735$0$2,430,735
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$0$0
Inverviewee1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)16$332,275,534$2,846,165$335,121,699

Featured TV on DVD Review: The Book of Negroes

April 25th, 2015

The Book of Negroes is an award-winning Canadian novel by Lawrence Hill that came out in 2007. It was turned into a six-part TV mini-series, also called The Book of Negroes that aired in its native Canada early this year. The mini-series earned the best ratings for an original program in 25 years. So it was a popular mini-series, but is it also award-worthy like the book was? Are there enough extras on the three-disc DVD to be worth picking up? More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/1/2017 Breaking Brooklyn Miles Bryant  $0 $0 $0
10/14/2016 Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Himself  $0 $0 $0
9/11/2015 Boiling Pot Detective Haven  $0 $0 $0
4/7/2015 The Book of Negroes Daddy Moses  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2011 Smitty   $0 $4,243 $4,243
2/25/2011 The Grace Card George Wright  $2,430,735 $0 $2,430,735
4/16/2010 The Perfect Game Cool Papa Bell  $1,089,445 $2,841,922 $3,931,367
4/2/2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? Porter  $60,095,852 $735,215 $60,831,067
12/12/2008 Delgo Zahn  $915,840 $0 $915,840
2/22/2008 Cover Detective Hicks  $79,436 $0 $79,436
2/14/2007 Daddy's Little Girls Willie  $31,366,978 $242,265 $31,609,243
12/31/1995 Zooman   $0 $0 $0
2/18/1994 Blue Chips Father Dawkins  $22,359,041 $0 $22,359,041
8/14/1992 Diggstown 'Honey' Roy Palmer  $4,495,615 $0 $4,495,615
6/12/1992 Iron Eagle 3: Aces Chappy  $2,517,600 $0 $2,517,600
4/26/1991 Toy Soldiers Dean Parker  $15,073,942 $0 $15,073,942
11/11/1988 Iron Eagle II Charles Sinclair  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
9/18/1987 The Principal Jake Phillips  $19,214,194 $0 $19,214,194
11/21/1986 Firewalker Leo Porter  $11,834,302 $0 $11,834,302
1/17/1986 Iron Eagle Col. Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair  $24,159,872 $0 $24,159,872
12/20/1985 Enemy Mine 'Jerry' (Jeriba Shigan)  $12,303,411 $0 $12,303,411
5/18/1984 Finders Keepers Century  $1,500,000 $0 $1,500,000
7/22/1983 Jaws 3-D Calvin Bouchard  $42,245,180 $0 $42,245,180
7/28/1982 An Officer and a Gentleman Gunnery Sgt. Emil Foley  $129,795,554 $0 $129,795,554
6/17/1977 The Deep Henri Cloche  $50,681,884 $0 $50,681,884
Movies: 25Totals:$442,158,881$3,823,645$445,982,526
  Averages:$17,686,355$152,946$17,839,301