Robert Gossett


Date Of Birth

March 3, 1954


Robert Gossett began his acting career fresh out of high school, when he appeared in a stage production of "One Flew Over A Cuckoo's Nest". Much of his best work was on stage; he won an NAACP Theater Award and a Dramalogue Award for his portrayal in the play "Indigo Blues". He also appeared in the Broadway run of "Fences", and in other stage productions across the country.

Gossett also appeared on screen, having joined films such as "Arlington Road" and "The Net:. He also had extensive work in television, holding recurring roles in "Silk Stalkings", "Dark Angel" and "Beverly Hills 90210". In 2005, he joined the cast of the TNT series "The Closer".

Currently, Gossett stars in the new TNT drama, Major Crimes.

Place of Birth

The Bronx, New York, USA

Birth Name

Robert Gossett




- NAACP Theater Award, Best Performance by a Male, 1993 (for Indigo Blues)
- Dramalogue Award, Best Actor, 1993 (for Indigo Blues)
- Dramalogue Award, Best Actor, 1995 (for Washington Square Moves)


- Batman Returns (1992)
- The Net (1995)
- White Man's Burden (1995)
- Phoenix (1995)
- The Maker (1997)
- Arlington Road (1999)
- Jimmy Zip (1999)
- The Living Witness (1999)
- Devious Beings (2002)
- Such's Life (2004)
- The Inner Circle (2005)
- Flying By (2009)
- Tied to a Chair (2009)

- Silk Stalkings (recurring, 1992-1993)
- Pacific Palisades (recurring, 1997)
- Beverly Hills 90210 (recurring, 1997)
- Dark Angel (recurring, 2000-2001)
- Passions (regular, 2001)
- The Closer (regular, 2005-2011)
- Major Crimes (recurring, 2012-present)

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