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Louis Gossett, Jr. - Quotes

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My father's best friend, Georgie Terra, was an Italian guy. The children and the cousins and nieces and nephews were children of the Mafia. Those were the children he grew up with. If you want to go to a safe neighborhood, go to where the Mafia is.

My father's best friend, Georgie Terra, was an Italian guy. The children and the cousins and nieces and nephews were children of the Mafia. Those were the children he grew up with. If you want to go to a safe neighborhood, go to where the Mafia is.

The worst resentment that anybody can have is one you feel justified to keep. ---->>>

We need to do whatever it takes to get our children together and pay attention to them, because that's our future. What's in the hearts and minds of our children is what's in our future. ---->>>

I'm cancer-free. And I'm on antioxidants and acupuncture and a different diet. And I have a different outlook on life. I don't have resentment any more. It's wonderful.

I'm cancer-free. And I'm on antioxidants and acupuncture and a different diet. And I have a different outlook on life. I don't have resentment any more. It's wonderful.

The Lord may not come when you want Him, but he's always going to be there on time. ---->>>

'Avatar' was gorgeous. There are good stories in there, but when used in other movies they're similar to those violent video games. Characters using deadly weapons. The children follow these movies. ---->>>

I can do more than anyone suspects. I pride myself on my versatility. It took 32 years of difficult parts, second leads, villains and juveniles. The Oscar changed the quality of the roles I was being offered. ---->>>

I didn't know anything about acting, I didn't know anything about theater, but I was just an exceptional student at high school. I wanted to play ball; I'm going after a basketball scholarship and be a doctor. I got injured and my marks began to drop. ---->>>

I was always told that I'd have to do a movie with a white guy in order to get the money. That's the way it was. That made me feel that I should have chosen some other profession, so I could have gotten my just deserts. ---->>>

I was at Woodstock. In the mud. ---->>>

My father was adopted. He grew up in the Italian household. ---->>>

When I'm offered a role, I look at what I think I can do with it. I look to see if I can project myself into it. ---->>>

I was president of the schools in junior high and high school, got a scholarship to New York University, played a little basketball, and was a celebrity. ---->>>

You have a bout with death, things that touch your mortality, when that happens, all that bling-bling gets thrown away because all you've got is you and God. ---->>>

I think more important than law is the hearts of people. ---->>>

I was invited to play with the New York Knicks. I was never drafted, but I was invited to the rookie camp. ---->>>

If a role isn't different, it's not worth doing.

If a role isn't different, it's not worth doing.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-27, 1936
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
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Occupation: Actor
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Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his Emmy Award-winning role as Fiddler in the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots. Gossett has also starred in numerous film productions including A Raisin In The Sun, The Landlord (wikipedia)