Louis Gossett, Jr.

Louis Gossett, Jr.
with Phyllis Karas

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Louis Gossett, Jr.

Louis Gossett, Jr.

Phyllis Karas

Phyllis Karas

An Actor and a Gentleman

Louis Gossett Jr. is one of the most respected African American stage and screen actors, who rose to fame with his Emmy-winning role in the television miniseries Roots and Oscar-winning performance in An Officer and a Gentleman. With writer Phyllis Karas, he relates his memoir on his fifty-plus years in the entertainment world, including his struggle to get fair pay as a black man in Hollywood, his addictions that took years to overcome, and his current work to eradicate racism and violence.

Louis Gossett, Jr. will be signing and selling copies of his memoir, “An Actor and a Gentleman,” at the end of the event.

MONDAY, November 8, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.spacer_white logo_bpl
Rabb Auditorium, Boston Public Library

Presented in collaboration with the Boston Public Library

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