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Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is best known for his Academy Award winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his 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, Skin Game, Travels with My Aunt, The Laughing Policeman, The Deep, Jaws 3-D, "Left Behind: World at War", Wolfgang Petersen's Enemy Mine, the Iron Eagle
Iron Eagle
series, Toy Soldiers and The Punisher, in an acting career that spans over five decades.[1]

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television

5 Theatre 6 References 7 External links

Early life and education[edit] Gossett was born in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York, on May 27, 1936, to Hellen Rebecca (née Wray), a nurse, and Louis Gossett Sr., a porter. He is an alumnus of Mark Twain Intermediate School 239
Mark Twain Intermediate School 239
and Abraham Lincoln High School.[2] His stage debut came at the age of 17, in a school production of You Can't Take It with You when a sports injury resulted in the decision to take an acting class. Polio had already delayed his graduation. After graduating from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1954, he attended New York University, declining an athletic scholarship.[3] Standing 6'4" (1.93 m), he was offered the opportunity to play varsity basketball during his college years at NYU, which he declined to concentrate on theater. His high school teacher had encouraged him to audition for a Broadway part, which resulted in his selection for a starring role on Broadway in 1953 from among 200 other actors well before he entered NYU. Career[edit] Gossett replaced Bill Gunn as Spencer Scott in Broadway's Take a Giant Step,[4] which was selected by The New York Times
The New York Times
drama critics as one of the 10 best shows of the year. He was 17, and still a student at Abraham Lincoln High School, with no formal drama training. Gossett's Broadway theatre
Broadway theatre
credits include A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
(1959). Gossett stepped into the world of cinema in the Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
vehicle A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
in 1961. Also in 1961, Gossett appeared in the original cast of Jean Genet's The Blacks, the longest running off-Broadway play of the decade, running for 1,408 performances. The original cast also featured James Earl Jones, Roscoe Lee Browne, Cicely Tyson, Godfrey Cambridge, Maya Angelou and Charles Gordone.[5] In 1965, Gossett appeared in the musical play, Zulu and the Zayda on Broadway as Paulus with music and lyrics by Harold Rome. Gossett wrote the antiwar folk song "Handsome Johnny" with Richie Havens which Havens recorded in 1966. His Emmy Award-winning role of Fiddler in the 1977 television miniseries Roots
Roots
first brought Gossett to the audience's attention. In 1983, he was cast in the title role in Sadat, a miniseries which chronicled the life and assassination of Anwar Sadat. While filming An Officer and a Gentleman, Gossett was also starring in the 1982–1983 science fiction series, The Powers of Matthew Star. His role as drill instructor Gunnery Sergeant
Gunnery Sergeant
Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman won him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was the first African-American male to win an Oscar in a supporting role, the second black male to win for acting, and the third African-American actor to win overall. In 1986, Gossett starred in another role as a military man (Colonel Chappy Sinclair) in the film Iron Eagle. It was followed by three sequels. Gossett is the voice of the Vortigaunts in the video game Half-Life 2 and is the Free Jaffa Leader Gerak
Gerak
in Season 9 of the sci-fi television series Stargate SG-1. He provides the voice of Lucius Fox in The Batman animated series. He recorded several commercials for a Nashville-based diabetic company, AmMed Direct, LLC. In 1997, Gossett presented When Animals Attack! 4, a one-hour special on Fox. He played the role of fictional U.S. President Gerald Fitzhugh in the 2005 film Left Behind: World at War. In 2008 he filmed the "Keep It Real" series of commercials for the Namibian lager Windhoek.[citation needed] In 2009, Gossett also lent his voice talents in the Thomas Nelson audio Bible production known as The Word of Promise. In this dramatized audio, Gossett played the character of John the Apostle. The project also featured a large ensemble of well known Hollywood actors including Jim Caviezel, John Rhys-Davies, Jon Voight, Gary Sinise, Jason Alexander, Christopher McDonald, Marissa Tomei
Marissa Tomei
and John Schneider.[6][7] In 2013, Gossett starred in the controversial drama, Boiling Pot, which is based on true events of racism that occurred on college campuses across the country during the 2008 Presidential election. The film, written and directed by the Ashmawey brothers under AshmaweyFilms, also stars Danielle Fishel, Keith David, M. Emmet Walsh, and John Heard. Gossett plays a detective attempting to decipher a murder case that was fueled by racism, all while putting aside his own prejudices. Boiling Pot was released in 2014. Gossett returned to television in the CBS All Access
CBS All Access
series, The Good Fight, guest starring as founding partner Carl Reddick of Diane Lockhart's new firm.[8] He narrated an audiobook based on Twelve Years a Slave.[9] Personal life[edit] Gossett has been married three times and fathered one son and adopted one son. His first marriage was to Hattie Glascoe; it was annulled. His second, to Christina Mangosing, took place on August 21, 1973. Their son Satie was born in 1974. Gossett and Mangosing divorced in 1975. His third marriage, to Star Search
Star Search
champion Cyndi James-Reese, took place on December 25, 1987. They adopted a son, Sharron (born 1977). Gossett and James-Reese divorced in 1992.[10] Louis is the uncle of actor Robert Gossett who starred on TNT's The Closer.[11] According to DNA analysis, he is descended, chiefly, from people of Liberia
Liberia
and Sierra Leone.[12] On February 9, 2010, Gossett announced that he was suffering from prostate cancer. He added the disease was caught in its early stages, and he expected to make a full recovery.[13][14] On July 18, 2016, Gossett cohosted as a guest programmer on Turner Classic Movies' primetime lineup. Allowed to choose four movies to air, he selected Blackboard Jungle, Lifeboat, Touch of Evil
Touch of Evil
and The Night of the Hunter. Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1961 Raisin in the Sun, AA Raisin in the Sun George Murchison

1969 Bushbaby, TheThe Bushbaby Tembo

1970 Landlord, TheThe Landlord Copee

1971 Skin Game Jason O'Rourke

1972 Travels with My Aunt Zachary/'Wordsworth'

1973 The Fuzz Brothers Francis Fuzz

1973 Laughing Policeman, TheThe Laughing Policeman Insp. James Larrimore SFPD

1974 White Dawn, TheThe White Dawn Portagee

1976 River Niger, TheThe River Niger Dr. Dudley Stanton

1976 J. D.'s Revenge Rev. Elija Bliss

1977 Deep, TheThe Deep Henri Cloche

1977 Choirboys, TheThe Choirboys Calvin Motts

1980 It Rained All Night the Day I Left Leo Garcia

1982 Officer and a Gentleman, AnAn Officer and a Gentleman Gunnery Sergeant
Gunnery Sergeant
Emil Foley Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor
Actor
– Motion Picture NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor
Actor
in a Motion Picture

1983 Jaws 3-D Calvin Bouchard Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor

1984 Finders Keepers Century

1985 Enemy Mine Jeriba 'Jerry' Shigan Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actor

1986 Iron Eagle Chappy Sinclair

1986 Firewalker Leo Porter

1987 Principal, TheThe Principal Jake Phillips

1987 A Gathering of Old Men Mathu

1988 Iron Eagle
Iron Eagle
II Chappy Sinclair

1989 Punisher, TheThe Punisher Jake Berkowitz

1991 Cover Up Lou Jackson

1991 Toy Soldiers Dean Parker

1992 Aces: Iron Eagle
Iron Eagle
III Chappy Sinclair

1992 Diggstown 'Honey' Roy Palmer

1993 Monolith Capt. MacCandless

1993 Flashfire Ben Durand

1994 Blue Chips Father Dawkins

1994 Good Man in Africa, AA Good Man in Africa Prof. Sam Adekunle

1994 Curse of the Starving Class Ellis

1995 Iron Eagle
Iron Eagle
on the Attack Chappy Sinclair

1996 Managua Paul

1997 Wall That Heals, TheThe Wall That Heals Narrator

1997 Legend of the Mummy Corbeck

1999 Y2K (it) Morgan

2000 The Highwayman Phil Bishop

2002 Deceived Col. David Garrett Direct-to-video release

2005 Window Ralph Stanley Included as part of African American Short Films[15]

2005 Left Behind: World at War President Gerald Fitzhugh

2006 All In Caps

2006 Club Soda Doc

2007 Daddy's Little Girls Willie

2007 Cover Det. Hicks

2008 Perfect Game, TheThe Perfect Game Cool Papa Bell

2008 Delgo Zahn Voice only

2009 Dog Jack Grown up Jed

2009 Shannon's Rainbow Max

2009 Least Among You, TheThe Least Among You Samuel Benton

2010 Smitty Mr. Smith

2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? Porter

2011 Grace Card, TheThe Grace Card George Wright

2011 Fonder Heart, AA Fonder Heart Glen

2011 Lamp, TheThe Lamp The Genie

2014 A Fighting Man Cubby

2014 The Dependables Lou Jones

2015 Boiling Pot Detective Haven

2017 Undercover Grandpa Mother

2017 Double Play Coco

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1958 Big Story, TheThe Big Story Jamie Goodwin Episode: "The Stubbornest Man"

1962 Nurses, TheThe Nurses William Taylor Episode: "The Prisoner"

1967–68 Cowboy in Africa Fulah Hemera Episode: "Fang and Claw" Episode: "The Quiet Death"

1968 Invaders, TheThe Invaders Ollie Episode: "The Vise"

1968 Daktari Mkono Episode: "Adam and Jenny"

1968 Companions in Nightmare Lt. Adam McKay NBC
NBC
television film

1968 Mod Squad, TheThe Mod Squad Sgt William Smith (Smithy) Episode: "When Smitty Comes Marching Home"

1970 Bill Cosby Show, TheThe Bill Cosby Show Hurricane Smith Episode: "The Return of Big Bad Bubba Bronson"

1970–71 Young Rebels, TheThe Young Rebels Isak Poole

1971 Big Fish, Little Fish Jimmie Luton

1971 Partridge Family, TheThe Partridge Family Sam Episode: "Soul Club"

1971 Bonanza Buck Walter Episode: "The Desperado"

1971 Longstreet Sergeant Cory Episode: "The Way of the Intercepting Fist"

1971 Bold Ones: The New Doctors, TheThe Bold Ones: The New Doctors Dr. Karnes Episode: "One Lonely Step"

1971 Alias Smith and Jones Joe Sims Episode: "The Bounty Hunter"

1971 Cade's County

Episode: "The Alien Land"

1972 Insight

Episode: "The Man from Inner Space"

1972 The Living End Doug Newman CBS
CBS
television pilot

1972 Rookies, TheThe Rookies Toby Jones Episode: "Covenant with Death"

1972 Love, American Style Freddy Segment: "Love and the Christmas Punch..."

1968–1969 1972 Mod Squad, TheThe Mod Squad Smitty Lloyd Charley Jameson Episode: "When Smitty Comes Marching Home" Episode: "The Uptight Town" Episode: "Can You Hear Me Out There?"

1973 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law

Episode: "An Often and Familiar Ghost"

1974 It's Good to Be Alive Sam Brockington CBS
CBS
television film

1974 Sidekicks Jason O'Rourke TV remake of Gossett's 1971 Skin Game CBS
CBS
television film

1974 White Dawn, TheThe White Dawn Portagee ABC television film

1974 McCloud Dewey Justin Episode: Shivaree on Delancy Street

1974 The New Land Simon York Episode: "The Word is: Dignity" (never aired)

1974–75 Petrocelli D.A. Kurt Olson Episode: "A Very Lonely Lady" and "A Fallen Idol"

1974–75 Good Times Donald Knight Uncle Wilbert Episode: "Thelma's Young Man" Episode: "Michael's Big Fall"

1975 Lucas Tanner Bobby Koball Episode: "Bonus Baby"

1975 Black Bart Black Bart CBS
CBS
television film

1975 Delancey Street: The Crisis Within Otis James NBC
NBC
television film

1975 Caribe David Wallace Episode: "The Assassin"

1975 Harry O Cleon Jackson Episode: "Shades"

1975 Jeffersons, TheThe Jeffersons Wendell Brown Episode: "George's Best Friend"

1975 Six Million Dollar Man, TheThe Six Million Dollar Man O'Flaherty Episode: "Clark Templeton O'Flaherty"

1975–76 Police Story Freddie Virgil Barnes Episode: "The Cut Man Caper" Episode: "50 Cents-First Half Hour, $1.75 All Day"

1976 Little House on the Prairie Henry Hill Episode: "The Long Road Home"

1976 The Rebels

1976–77 Rockford Files, TheThe Rockford Files Marcus 'Gabby' Hayes Episode: Foul on the First Play and Just Another Polish Wedding

1977 Little Ladies of the Night Russ Garfield ABC television film

1977 Roots Fiddler ABC miniseries Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Lead Actor
Actor
for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series TV Land Award

1977 Visions Rex Episode: "Freeman"

1978 The Lazarus Syndrome Dr. MacArthur St. Clair ABC television film

1978 The Sentry Collection Presents Ben Vereen: His Roots

Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program

1978 To Kill a Cop Everett Walker Uncredited Role NBC
NBC
television film

1978 The Critical List Lem Harper NBC
NBC
television film

1979 Backstairs at the White House Levi Mercer NBC
NBC
miniseries Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Lead Actor
Actor
in a Limited Series or a Special

1979 Lawman Without a Gun Tom Hayward NBC
NBC
television film

1979 The Lazarus Syndrome Dr. MacArthur St. Clair

1980 Palmerstown, USA

Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Lead Actor
Actor
in a Drama Series

1981 Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige Leroy 'Satchel' Paige ABC television film

1982 American Playhouse

Episode: "Zora Is My Name!"

1982 Benny's Place Benny Moore ABC television film

1982 Saturday Night Live Host Episode: "Louis Gossett Jr/George Thorogood & the Destroyers"

1982–83 Powers of Matthew Star, TheThe Powers of Matthew Star Walter 'Walt' Shepherd/D'Hai

1983 Sadat Anwar al-Sadat Television film Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Lead Actor
Actor
in a Miniseries
Miniseries
or a Movie Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
Actor
Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film

1984 The Guardian John Mack Nominated — CableACE Award for Best Actor
Actor
in a Movie or Miniseries HBO
HBO
television film

1987 Gathering of Old Men, AA Gathering of Old Men Mathu CBS
CBS
television film Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Lead Actor
Actor
in a Miniseries
Miniseries
or a Movie

1987 Father Clements Story, TheThe Father Clements Story Father Clements NBC
NBC
television film

1988 Sam Found Out: A Triple Play

ABC television film

1988 Goodbye, Miss 4th of July Big John Creed Disney Channel
Disney Channel
television film

1988 Roots: The Gift Fiddler ABC television film

1989 Gideon Oliver Gideon Oliver

1990 El Diablo Van Leek HBO
HBO
television film

1990 Captain Planet and the Planeteers Commander Clash Voice role

1990 Sudie and Simpson Simpson Television film

1991 Josephine Baker Story, TheThe Josephine Baker Story Sidney Williams HBO
HBO
television film Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor
Actor
– Series, Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film

1991 Carolina Skeletons James Bragg NBC
NBC
television film

1991 Keeper of the City Det. James Dela Television film

1993 Story of a People Host Miniseries

1993 Gridiron Gang Host Documentary film

1993 Father & Son: Dangerous Relations

NBC
NBC
television film

1993 Return to Lonesome Dove Isom Pickett Miniseries

1994 Picket Fences Rick Jennings Episode: "Terms of Estrangement"

1994 Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice Ray Alexander NBC
NBC
television film

1995 A Father for Charlie Walter Osgood

1995 Zooman Rueben Tate

1995 Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder Ray Alexander

1996 Captive Heart: The James Mink Story James Mink Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor
Actor
in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Television film

1996 Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story Bob Kersee Television film

1996 Inside Questioner Television film

1997 Touched by an Angel Anderson Walker Episode: "Amazing Grace" NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor
Actor
in a Drama Series Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Guest Actor
Actor
in a Drama Series

1997 To Dance with Olivia Daniel Stewart CBS
CBS
television film

1997 In His Father's Shoes Frank Crosby/Richard Showtime television film Daytime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Children's Special Nominated — CableACE Award for Best Children's Special
Special
- 7 and Older Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special

1997 Early Edition Jim Matthews Episode: "The Medal"

1997 Ellen Sgt. Timko Episode: "G.I. Ellen"

1998 Inspectors, TheThe Inspectors Inspector Frank Hughes Showtime television film

1999 Love Songs Reuben Segment: "A Love Song for Dad"; Showtime television film Black Reel Award for Best Director: T.V. Movie/Cable Nominated — Black Reel Award for Best Actor: T.V. Movie/Cable

1999 Strange Justice Vernon Jordan Showtime television film

2000 Dr. Lucille David Mulera Television film

2000 The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence Inspector Frank Hughes Showtime television film

2000 ThemColor of Love: Jacey's Story Lou Hastings CBS
CBS
television film Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor
Actor
Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film

2001 For Love of Olivia Daniel Stewart CBS
CBS
television film

2002 Opening Ceremony Salt Lake Paralympic Winter Games Narrator Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Special
Special
Class Special

2002 What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway Dr. Barnes UPN
UPN
television film

2002 Resurrection Blvd. Ezekiel 'Zeke' Grant Episode: "En Un Momento" and "Esperando Lagrimas"

2003 Dead Zone, TheThe Dead Zone Pastor David Lewis Episode: "Zion"

2003 Jasper, Texas R.C. Horn Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor
Actor
in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Showtime television film

2003 Momentum Raymond Addison SCI FI television film

2004 Half & Half Ray Willis Episode: "The Big Lover, My Brother Episode" and "The Big Thanks for Nothing Episode"

2005 Solar Attack President Ryan Gordon Direct-to-DVD release

2005 Lackawanna Blues Ol'lem Taylor HBO
HBO
television film

2005–06 Stargate SG-1 Gerak 5 episodes

2006 Family Guy Sergeant Angryman Voice role Episode: "Saving Private Brian"

2007 Batman, TheThe Batman Lucius Fox Voice role

2009 ER Leo Malcolm Episode: "The Family Man"

2012 Psych Lloyd Episode: "Heeeeere's Lassie"

2013 Boardwalk Empire Oscar Boneau Episode: "Havre de Grace"

2014–15 Extant Quinn Recurring; 4 episodes

2014 Madam Secretary Father Laurent Vasseur Episode: "The Call"

2015 The Book of Negroes Daddy Moses 2 episodes

2015 The Spoils Before Dying Duke Webster Episode: "The Trip Trap"

2017 The Good Fight Carl Reddick Episode: "Reddick v Boseman"

2018 Hap and Leonard Bacon Season 3

Theatre[edit]

1964: Supporting role in the Broadway musical adaptation of Odets' Golden Boy. 2006: Dvorak's New World: Chamber Music Plus. Louis Gossett Jr., narrator, with Aubrey Allicock (Baritone), Sanda Schuldmann (piano), and Harry Clark (writer).[16][17]

References[edit]

^ Collins, Glenn (February 19, 1989). "Lou Gossett Jr. Battles the Hollywood Stereotype". The New York Times. Retrieved October 28, 2010.  ^ Biography at filmreference.com ^ Pfefferman, Naomi. " Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
to Give Shul Inaugural Ball Toast", The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, January 15, 2009. Accessed September 23, 2009. "Gossett suspects that his English teacher at Abraham Lincoln High School, Gustave Blum, identified with African Americans because he had experienced anti-Semitism as a result of the blacklists." ^ "Take A Giant Step". Jan Hus Playhouse. Lortel Archives. Archived from the original on 2012-10-07. Retrieved 2012-10-27.  ^ "Louis Gossett Jr". thehistorymakers.com.  ^ "The Word of Promise: Cast". Archived from the original on 2014-10-29.  ^ "BELIEFS : Stars lined up for elaborate audio Bible : Michael York, Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander
and many others gave voice to a 79-CD reading of Old and New Testaments".  ^ "Exclusive: 'The Good Fight' Creators Reveal Three New Guest Stars".  ^ Morgan, Jennifer Wilde (February 23, 2016). Come to the Garden: A Novel. Simon and Schuster. p. 200. ISBN 9781501131332.  ^ "Superior Pics biography".  ^ "Film Reference".  ^ "Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama".  ^ " Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
Diagnosed with Cancer". TVGuide.com.  ^ "Interview with Louis Gossett Jr".  ^ "African American Short Films". TVGuide.com.  ^ "CMP South West - All About CMP South West". CMP South West.  ^ Reel, James. "Burleigh's Greatest Hits". Tucson Weekly. 

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Awards for Louis Gossett Jr.

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

1936–1950

Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
(1936) Joseph Schildkraut
Joseph Schildkraut
(1937) Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
(1938) Thomas Mitchell (1939) Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
(1940) Donald Crisp
Donald Crisp
(1941) Van Heflin
Van Heflin
(1942) Charles Coburn
Charles Coburn
(1943) Barry Fitzgerald
Barry Fitzgerald
(1944) James Dunn (1945) Harold Russell
Harold Russell
(1946) Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
(1947) Walter Huston
Walter Huston
(1948) Dean Jagger
Dean Jagger
(1949) George Sanders
George Sanders
(1950)

1951–1975

Karl Malden
Karl Malden
(1951) Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
(1952) Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1953) Edmond O'Brien
Edmond O'Brien
(1954) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1955) Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
(1956) Red Buttons
Red Buttons
(1957) Burl Ives
Burl Ives
(1958) Hugh Griffith
Hugh Griffith
(1959) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1960) George Chakiris
George Chakiris
(1961) Ed Begley
Ed Begley
(1962) Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
(1963) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1964) Martin Balsam
Martin Balsam
(1965) Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
(1966) George Kennedy
George Kennedy
(1967) Jack Albertson
Jack Albertson
(1968) Gig Young
Gig Young
(1969) John Mills
John Mills
(1970) Ben Johnson (1971) Joel Grey
Joel Grey
(1972) John Houseman
John Houseman
(1973) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(1974) George Burns
George Burns
(1975)

1976–2000

Jason Robards
Jason Robards
(1976) Jason Robards
Jason Robards
(1977) Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
(1978) Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
(1979) Timothy Hutton
Timothy Hutton
(1980) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1981) Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
(1982) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1983) Haing S. Ngor
Haing S. Ngor
(1984) Don Ameche
Don Ameche
(1985) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1986) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1987) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1988) Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
(1989) Joe Pesci
Joe Pesci
(1990) Jack Palance
Jack Palance
(1991) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1992) Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1995) Cuba Gooding Jr.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
(1996) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1997) James Coburn
James Coburn
(1998) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1999) Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro
(2000)

2001–present

Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(2001) Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper
(2002) Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(2003) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(2004) George Clooney
George Clooney
(2005) Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
(2006) Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
(2007) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2010) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(2011) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2012) Jared Leto
Jared Leto
(2013) J. K. Simmons
J. K. Simmons
(2014) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2015) Mahershala Ali
Mahershala Ali
(2016) Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell
(2017)

v t e

Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Guest Actor
Actor
in a Drama Series

Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoohan
(1975) Gordon Jackson (1976) Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
(1977) Barnard Hughes
Barnard Hughes
(1978) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1986) Joe Spano (1989) Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoohan
(1990) David Opatoshu
David Opatoshu
(1991) Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne
(1993) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1994) Paul Winfield
Paul Winfield
(1995) Peter Boyle
Peter Boyle
(1996) Pruitt Taylor Vince (1997) John Larroquette
John Larroquette
(1998) Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
(1999) James Whitmore
James Whitmore
(2000) Michael Emerson
Michael Emerson
(2001) Charles S. Dutton
Charles S. Dutton
(2002) Charles S. Dutton
Charles S. Dutton
(2003) William Shatner
William Shatner
(2004) Ray Liotta
Ray Liotta
(2005) Christian Clemenson (2006) John Goodman
John Goodman
(2007) Glynn Turman
Glynn Turman
(2008) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(2009) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2010) Paul McCrane (2011) Jeremy Davies
Jeremy Davies
(2012) Dan Bucatinsky
Dan Bucatinsky
(2013) Joe Morton
Joe Morton
(2014) Reg E. Cathey
Reg E. Cathey
(2015) Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria
(2016) Gerald McRaney
Gerald McRaney
(2017)

v t e

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor
Actor
– Motion Picture

Akim Tamiroff
Akim Tamiroff
(1943) Barry Fitzgerald
Barry Fitzgerald
(1944) J. Carrol Naish
J. Carrol Naish
(1945) Clifton Webb
Clifton Webb
(1946) Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
(1947) Walter Huston
Walter Huston
(1948) James Whitmore
James Whitmore
(1949) Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
(1950) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1951) Millard Mitchell
Millard Mitchell
(1952) Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1953) Edmond O'Brien
Edmond O'Brien
(1954) Arthur Kennedy
Arthur Kennedy
(1955) Earl Holliman
Earl Holliman
(1956) Red Buttons
Red Buttons
(1957) Burl Ives
Burl Ives
(1958) Stephen Boyd
Stephen Boyd
(1959) Sal Mineo
Sal Mineo
(1960) George Chakiris
George Chakiris
(1961) Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif
(1962) John Huston
John Huston
(1963) Edmond O'Brien
Edmond O'Brien
(1964) Oskar Werner
Oskar Werner
(1965) Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough
(1966) Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough
(1967) Daniel Massey (1968) Gig Young
Gig Young
(1969) John Mills
John Mills
(1970) Ben Johnson (1971) Joel Grey
Joel Grey
(1972) John Houseman
John Houseman
(1973) Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
(1974) Richard Benjamin
Richard Benjamin
(1975) Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
(1976) Peter Firth
Peter Firth
(1977) John Hurt
John Hurt
(1978) Melvyn Douglas/ Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(1979) Timothy Hutton
Timothy Hutton
(1980) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1981) Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
(1982) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1983) Haing S. Ngor
Haing S. Ngor
(1984) Klaus Maria Brandauer
Klaus Maria Brandauer
(1985) Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger
(1986) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1987) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1988) Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
(1989) Bruce Davison
Bruce Davison
(1990) Jack Palance
Jack Palance
(1991) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1992) Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
(1995) Edward Norton
Edward Norton
(1996) Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
(1997) Ed Harris
Ed Harris
(1998) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(1999) Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro
(2000) Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(2001) Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper
(2002) Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(2003) Clive Owen
Clive Owen
(2004) George Clooney
George Clooney
(2005) Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
(2006) Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
(2007) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2010) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(2011) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2012) Jared Leto
Jared Leto
(2013) J. K. Simmons
J. K. Simmons
(2014) Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone
(2015) Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
(2016) Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell
(2017)

v t e

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor
Actor
– Series, Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film

James Brolin
James Brolin
(1970) Edward Asner (1971) James Brolin
James Brolin
(1972) McLean Stevenson
McLean Stevenson
(1973) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1974) Edward Asner/ Tim Conway
Tim Conway
(1975) Edward Asner (1976) Norman Fell
Norman Fell
(1978) Danny DeVito/ Vic Tayback
Vic Tayback
(1979) Pat Harrington Jr./ Vic Tayback
Vic Tayback
(1980) John Hillerman
John Hillerman
(1981) Lionel Stander
Lionel Stander
(1982) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1983) Paul Le Mat (1984) Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos
(1985) Jan Niklas (1986) Rutger Hauer
Rutger Hauer
(1987) Barry Bostwick/ John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1988) Dean Stockwell
Dean Stockwell
(1989) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
(1990) Louis Gossett, Jr.
Louis Gossett, Jr.
(1991) Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Schell
(1992) Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
(1993) Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos
(1994) Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
(1995) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1996) George C. Scott
George C. Scott
(1997) Don Cheadle/ Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
(1998) Peter Fonda
Peter Fonda
(1999) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2000) Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci
(2001) Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
(2002) Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Wright
(2003) William Shatner
William Shatner
(2004) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(2005) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(2006) Jeremy Piven
Jeremy Piven
(2007) Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
(2008) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2009) Chris Colfer
Chris Colfer
(2010) Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage
(2011) Ed Harris
Ed Harris
(2012) Jon Voight
Jon Voight
(2013) Matt Bomer
Matt Bomer
(2014) Christian Slater
Christian Slater
(2015) Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie
(2016) Alexander Skarsgård
Alexander Skarsgård
(2017)

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