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Robert Gossett

Born: 03 March 1954 (67 years old)
Gender: Male

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Robert Gossett is an American actor best known for his starring role as Commander Taylor in the police procedural television series The Closer and its spin-off Major Crimes.

Gossett was born in the Bronx, New York, and, after high school, landed his first professional gig in One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest at the Mercer Arts Center in Greenwich Village.

He went on to perform in Lloyd Richard's Broadway production of Fences, Hal Scott's A Raisin in the Sun and Donald McKayle's The Last Minstrel Show.

Other notable theatre performances include Manhattan Made Me, Sons and Fathers of Sons, A Soldier's Play and Colored People's Time, all of which were performed with the famed Negro Ensemble Company of New York.

Gossett's awards include the NAACP Theatre Award for Best Performance by a Male and the Dramalogue Best Actor Award for his performance in Indigo Blues, directed by his wife, Michele Gossett. He also earned the LA Weekly Theatre award for Washington Square Moves.

In film, Gossett has starred in Irwin Winkler's The Net, alongside Sandra Bullock; Time Hunter's The Maker, with Matthew Modine; Arlington Road, with Jeff Bridges; White Man's Burden, with John Travolta; and The Spring in Her Step.

He also appeared with Heather Locklear and Billy Ray Cyrus in the film Flying By, which was released in 2009.

Gossett is the first cousin of actor Louis Gossett, Jr..


Television Roles

Show

Character

Doctor

FBI Agent Whit Carver

Det. Woods

Mr. Taylor

Mr. Franklin

Customer #3

Reggie Dixon

Jack Hayes

James McGinnis

James McGinnis

Dr. Max Frye

Dr. Max Frye

Dr. Everett Daniels

John Lee

Dan Matson

Edward Manley

Assistant Chief Taylor

Assistant Chief Taylor

Assistant Chief Taylor

Assistant Chief Taylor

Assistant Chief Taylor

Det. Smith

Lonnie Edwards

Ken Gross

Woody Stumper

Charles Griffin

Eddie

Capt. Taylor

Commander Taylor

Commander Taylor

Commander Taylor

Commander Taylor

Commander Taylor

Commander Taylor

Stage Manager

Judge Willie Joe Blackwell

Incident Commander

Paul Stettling

John


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