How tall is Louis Gossett Jr ?

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Louis Gossett Jr's height is 6ft 1in (185 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 3in (191 cm)
American actor best known for roles in movies like An Officer and a Gentlemen, Enemy Mine and Iron Eagle. This photo is from a 2006 Collectormania convention.

Louis Gossett Jr is tall
5ft 8 Rob with Lou
Comment on the Height of Louis Gossett Jr

Mike said on 17/Sep/15
In the movie Sidekicks Louis Gossett Jr.was about 3'' taller than 6'1'' Larry Hagman. I would said that he is at least 6'4'' tall.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Aug/15
6ft4 out of bed peak...
Oanh said on 25/May/15
Tom says on 13/Mar/13
He was 6' 4" at peak. Know he is at least 6" 3"

LOL. He was never 6'4"...and he would be lucky to be 6'1" today.
5'9.5'' said on 17/May/15
Terrible posture but I can buy 6'1'' in this pic, he's likely not over 6' now though, sickening height loss on par with Nairn
Danimal said on 7/Feb/15
The above picture of Louis with Rob is almost a decade old now. I'm sure Louis has shrunk even more since then. Rob, you're basing his current height on what you saw back in 2006? A man of his age and his clear loss of height would have surely lost a considerable more amount in almost 10 years (since your pic was taken).
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Dec/14
"Peak height was 6ft 3žin (191cm)"
kyuss said on 29/Sep/14
6-3" prime??????????????? WOW. Looks 5-11.5 here
Alex 6'0 said on 19/Aug/14
Up straight 6'0. I just don't see 5 inches even if he were to straighten up
the shredder said on 19/Aug/14
Rob, how much is he losing? he looks nowhere near 6'0 or 6'1.
[Editor Rob: he has lost height in his back, he was looking over 6ft I felt at his tallest]
bogey said on 27/Jul/14
actually met mr gossett about two years ago and shook hands with him...i'm right around 6' and he is a good 4 inches taller than me...he is definitely more than 6'1″..i put him at least 6'4″
Mike said on 23/Jun/14
Louise Gossett Jr. was about 3 inches taller than Larry Hagman in the movie Sidekicks. Larry Hagman was about 6'1'' tall. Louis Gossett Jr. is at least 6'4.
person said on 25/Apr/14
6'0 max
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Nov/13
After seeing An Officer And A Gentleman I believe he was 6ft3.25in/191cm peak.
Emil said on 16/Jul/13
Terrible posture, I must say.. he looks 5'11.5 with the lean so I can buy 6'1 up straight
wiltonstilts said on 11/Jul/13
Gaww u people saying hes 6 01 or above have no idea. Hes clearly upper 5 11 to 6 and 1 fourth range hes not anything over 6 foot
Jimmy said on 8/Jun/13
It's so obvious that he hadn't had a full back posture in that pic, JUDGE a guy with a full posture not when he's bent or something lol.
lelman said on 1/Jun/13
6'1"? he looks 5'11" in that photo, I'd be surprised if he was ever 6'3"
Daniele said on 1/Apr/13
He looked a bit shorter than Clint Eastwood. Assuming Clint was 6ft 4in, already 6ft 3.5in or even shorter in 80s when he was photographed with Reagan and Gossett, 6ft 3in is a reasonable peak height, even if I think his peak height was 6ft 2in since I don't believe Clint has never been taller than 6ft 3in.
Tom said on 13/Mar/13
He was 6' 4" at peak. Know he is at least 6" 3"
Stephen said on 8/Jan/13
solid 6'0 now
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Oct/12
He looks 5ft11.25(181cm) max with Rob.
Losing 1.5in with the slouch
Unknown said on 20/Oct/12
He looks big. He could be in the 6-3 range.
Silks said on 30/Aug/12
In Diggstown, Gossett looks to be dead even in height to Rocky Pepeli, who was once a pro boxer, listed at 6'3". Doubt Gossett was ever 6'4" but definitely at least 6'2"
Yaspaa said on 9/Aug/12
I don't think he's ever been over 6'2, in fact 6'2 is generous. He didn't look it An Officer and a Gentleman. Vincent D'Onofrio is near to 6'4 with 6'0 max Lee Ermy. Louis doesn't look that tall.
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Dow Jones said on 21/Jul/07
saw a photo of he and Christopher Reeve at 1979 Academy awards and they looked exactly the same height. May have lost 3 full inches.
dmeyer said on 17/Jul/07
looks like he has lost 2.5 in
sam said on 17/Jul/07
His shoulders look they're about twice the size of your's, Rob! I'm both surprised he's shrunk this much and that he's that old. I guess he must have been in his 50s at the peak of his fame in the '80s.
glenn said on 17/Jul/07
that was a classic.
Viper said on 16/Jul/07
He was badass in the "Principal"
glenn said on 16/Jul/07
had no idea he was that old.geez.i dont know if id reconize him.
CC-Tron said on 13/Mar/07
He seemed more than an 2 inches taller than 5'11 Isaac Hayes and was a little taller than 6'1 James Garner on the Rockford Files. I think he was legit 6'2 in the 70's.
Aussie Bloke said on 4/Nov/06
He only appeared marginally taller than Jim Belushi in "the principal", possibly he is only 6ft tall???

[Padraig: This man is way shorter than you'd imagine, Editor probably being a bit generous because he looked 6 feet maximum to me.]
Editor Rob said on 2/Oct/06
Saw him on Saturday. I think he's succumbed to 'old man hump' because he looked like a 6ft guy, maybe 6ft 1.
Danimal said on 8/Aug/06
Lou was the same height as Clint Eastwood at one point?
Height Tracker said on 7/Aug/06
In every movie he ever made with Dolph Lundgren, it seemed 6'5" Dolph was a couple inches taller
MarkO said on 20/Jul/06
One, maybe 2 inches taller than Garner in Rockford. But was Garner 6'1, 6'2,...??
The Horse of FUNK said on 5/May/06
I had no idea this guy was that tall. I've watched An Officer and a Gentleman many times and it just never struck me. When I look at photos though, I can see it. I guess he's one of those guys who appears shorter than they are on the screen.
Mr. R said on 20/Feb/06
I saw Lou Gossett last Thursday night at the Pan African Film Festival. I had met him in 2000 in DC, and he was definitely close to 6-4. But the other night, he is barely scratching 6-1. Someone took a pic of he and James Avery together, and Lou was significantly smaller.

[Editor Rob: I agree, in recent pics he does look to have succumbed to height loss in his latter years]
Josh said on 11/Jan/06
I think he was drafted by the New York Knicks.

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