Gossom, Thom, Jr. (Thom Gossom)

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Gossom, Thom, Jr. (Thom Gossom)


Born in Birmingham, AL; married Dr. Joyce Gillie Gossom, August 23, 1997; children: Dixson M. (a hip hop artist). Education: Attended Auburn University.


Actor. Best Gurl Entertainment, president; also an entrepreneur who invested in an National Football League development team.


Film Appearances:

Pompeii (a slave), Rebel Love (also known as Shadow Waltz), Troma Entertainment, 1985.

Bink, The Chamber, Universal, 1996.

Clothing salesman, Senseless, Dimension, 1998.

Detective Stern, Fight Club, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Coach Charlie Hanna, Jeepers Creepers II, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2003.

Baptist preacher, xXx: State of the Union (also known as xXx 2: The Next Level, xXx2: The Next Level, Cold Circle & Intersection, and xXx: The Next Level), Columbia, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Ted Marcus, In the Heat of the Night, CBS, 1988-92, NBC, 1992-93.

Joseph Ride, Jack & Bobby, The WB, 2004-2005.

Judge Hanophy, Close to Home, CBS, 2005-2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Thom Gossom) Charlie Parham, Murder in Mississippi, NBC, 1990.

Ted Marcus, In the Heat of the Night: Give Me Your Life, CBS, 1994.

Sam, Following Her Heart, NBC, 1994.

Ted Marcus, In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound, CBS, 1995.

Ben Washington, Miss Evers' Boys, HBO, 1997.

Henry Cooper Jr., Miracle in the Woods, CBS, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Quentim, I'll Fly Away, NBC, 1992.

Police chief, Savannah, The WB, 1995.

Basketball player, Nothing Sacred, ABC, 1997.

Israel, "Lost Israel: Parts 1 & 2," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.

Alderman Carl Thorner, "Austin, We Have a Problem," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1998.

Mr. Rainey, "My Dinner with Becker," Becker, CBS, 1998.

Albert Clemmons, "Home for the Holidays," Providence, NBC, 1999.

Mr. Davis, "Family Matters," ER, NBC, 2000.

Mabrey Matthews, "Ax and You Shall Receive," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Sheriff, "Mea Culpa," Profiler, NBC, 2000.

Ted Mitchell, "Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics," The West Wing, NBC, 2000.

Scott Randolph, Family Law, CBS, 2001.

Attorney General Stambaug, "Life Sentence," The Court, ABC, 2002.

Dr. Winston, "The Impossible Dream," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2002.

Judge Garadmedian, "Jury Duty," My Wife and Kids, ABC, 2003.

Pharmacist, "Moving ON," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2003.

Archie Cryer, "On Guard," The District, CBS, 2004.

Mike Odoms, "Time to Crime," Cold Case, CBS, 2005.

Judge Blake Winters, "Schmidt Happens," Boston Legal, ABC, 2005.

Judge Blake Winters, "Breast in Show," Boston Legal, ABC, 2005.

Judge Blake Winters, "Fine Young Cannibal," Boston Legal, ABC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Speak of Me As I Am (one-man play); My Children! My Africa (one-man play); Ali; Master Harold and the Boys; Glengarry Glen Ross; American Buffalo.

Stage Work:

Produced Speak of Me As I Am (one-man play).


Video Games:

Detective Stern, Fight Club, Vivendi Universal Games, 2004.