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By Patrick Day and Deborah Netburn, Los Angles Times Staff Writers Louis Gossett Jr. He kicked off the 80s with an Oscar for best supporting actor in An Officer and a Gentlemen and followed it up with a series of action flicks of varying degrees of quality, from the Indiana Jones knockoff Firewalker (1986) to the cult hit Iron Eagle series. He also got to perform a live birth as the alien Jeriba Jerry Shigan in Enemy Mine (1985). Post-80s highlight: He had a recurring role on the hit series Stargate SG-1. Post-80s lowlight: Hosting Foxs When Animals Attack 3. Where are they now? Doing voice-over work for animated series and video games, including the hit Half-Life series, and appearing in mostly low-budget films. His latest role, though, was in Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get Married, Too?"
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