ADVERTISING / WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO LOUIS GOSSETT JR?

If you’re an Oscar winning black actor but and Hollywood stops calling you, what do you do? You do what many before you did: you go make TV commercials somewhere else. It used to be the Gulf and Japan, but now actors like Gossett Jr. go to places like South Africa. There Gossett Jr stars in ads for Windhoek Lager beer. See above and below.


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Sean Jacobs

Sean Jacobs is the Founder and Editor of Africa is a Country. He is on faculty of The New School in New York.

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