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An Actor and a Gentleman

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Emmy- and Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. discusses his more than 50 years in the world of entertainment.

His book An Actor and a Gentleman describes his experiences working on Broadway with Ruby Dee, Sydney Poitier, and Sammy Davis, Jr., encountering racism in Hollywood, and overcoming his demons.

Guests:

Louis Gossett, Jr.
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Comments [1]

Ken from Soho

I went to Lincoln High with Lou Gossett Jr. I still remember his performance in the senior play at the school, in 1953 or 1954. I think he may already have been on Broadway at the time.

May. 25 2010 01:40 PM

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