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Actor Louis Gossett Jr. Opens Up About Prostate Cancer
By Celebrity Health & Fitness - Actor Louis Gossett Jr./strong> is the latest celebrity to divulge that he has contracted prostate cancer, a disease that afflicts mostly older men. Actor Dennis Hopper was recently in the news about his 10-year fight with the disease.

Gossett, 73, is best known for his Oscar-winning role as the tough drill instructor in 1983’s  ”An Officer and a Gentleman,” in which he co-starred with Richard Gere and Debra Winger.

Gossett, whose cancer is in its early stages, said he decided to go public to draw attention to the disease among African-Americans, who often don’t seek regular examinations for the disease.

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Categories : Celebrity Health News, Celebrity News
Posted 2/9/2010 12:02:04 AM | Permalink
The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg, VA, USA - The third annual Virginia Black Expo in Hampton will be "doin' it well" Saturday with rapper LL Cool J.

LL, gospel singer Yolanda Adams and actor Louis Gossett Jr. will be this year's featured guests giving speeches and performing at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

The expo's theme this year is "Cultural Commerce and International Business," featuring more than 200 black-owned businesses.

The goal of the expo is to give business owners the tools and opportunities to develop working relationships and market their products.

Thomas-McCants Media Inc. runs the Black Expo, which is the largest of its kind, said company president Gerry McCants. The
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Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:05 AM | Permalink
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Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. moving to Atlanta  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Originally posted Monday, October 1, 2018 by RODNEY HO/ on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog. Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr., who has ...

HBO Previews First Footage from "Watchmen" Series!  Bloody Disgusting

Who watches the Watchmen?” Last night, HBO previewed Damon Lindelof's “Watchmen”, based on the DC graphic novel from Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons, ...

Atlanta to honor actor Louis Gossett Jr.  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The city of Atlanta is honoring Louis Gossett Jr. for his contributions to the entertainment industry and his body of work in theater, film and television during the ...

Casting: Gal Gadot joins LEGO sequel; Twilight Zone reboot adds two cast members; HBO Watchmen addition  SYFY WIRE

You're entering another dimension for our latest genre casting roundup. Watch out for floating eyeballs and shattering glass. Oh, there's also a few illegal ...

CASTING ALERT: 'The Walking Dead,' 'Black Lightning,' + More Major Projects Are Seeking Background Talent in Atlanta  Backstage

Get a jump start on the new year and discover acting opportunities near you right now. Big projects are seeking background talent in Atlanta, Georgia including ...

Ethel Ayler Dead: 'Cosby Show,' 'Eve's Bayou' Actress Was 88  Hollywood Reporter

Ethel Ayler, the standout stage actress who appeared in 'Eve's Bayou' and 'To Sleep With Anger and played the mother of Clair Huxtable on 'The Cosby Show,' ...

‘Watchmen’: Hong Chau Joins Cast Of HBO Series  Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Hong Chau (Downsizing) has been tapped for a key role on Watchmen, HBO's upcoming drama series from Damon Lindelof based on Alan Moore ...

Ethel Ayler, Stage Veteran Known for Her Role on The Cosby Show, Dies at 88

Stage and screen actor Ethel Ayler, an original cast member of August Wilson's Fences, who was perhaps best-known for her recurring role as Carrie Hanks on ...

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