| 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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Celebrities : Louis Gossett Jr.|
Categories : Celebrity Health News, Celebrity News
Posted 2/9/2010 12:02:04 AM | Permalink
| LL COOL J, LOUIS GOSSETT JR. AND YOLANDA ADAMS HEADLINE THIRD
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.
Media Inc. runs the Black Expo, which is the largest of its kind, said company president Gerry McCants
Celebrities : Louis Gossett Jr., Yolanda Adams, LL Cool J|
Categories : Musician News, TV Actors, Celebrity Causes, Celebrity News
Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:05 AM | Permalink