Groundbreaking Oscar Winner Louis Gossett Jr. Dies At 87

Actor Louis Gossett Jr. has died at the age of 87. Gossett broke barriers in Hollywood as the first Black man to win a supporting actor Oscar, winning in 1983 for An Officer and a Gentleman. He also won an Emmy in 1977 for the miniseries Roots. Gossett’s final film role was in last year’s remake of The Color Purple.

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