Published: Thu, September 13, 2018

'Cosby Show' star Geoffrey Owens lands another acting gig

'Cosby Show' star Geoffrey Owens lands another acting gig

The character of Adams is an old and valued friend of the show's lead, Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride, providing "both medical and spiritual advice". "An accomplished actor who seemed like the ideal fit to add to our extended repertory company".

Geoffrey Owens just bagged another acting gig. "We're lucky to have him on the show".

Now, his landed a role on "NCIS: New Orleans", according to USA Today. However, it's been sporadic and much of it has been relegated to guest spots on TV shows. He participated in several televised interviews after the story broke, including one on "Good Morning America" in which he said, "Every job is worthwhile and valuable, and if we have a rethinking about that because of what has happened to me, that would be great". In recent years, he's appeared on shows such as It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Blue Bloods and Divorce.


After a photo of the former "Cosby Show" actor working as a clerk at Trader Joes went viral, fellow actors and an array of others in the entertainment industry showed their support for his work ethic.

Owens was also asked via tweet to take a recurring role on Tyler Perry's OWN drama, The Haves and The Have Nots. "The measure of a true artist". Owens, who worked at Trader Joe's for 15 months, played Sondra Huxtable's husband, Elvin, on "Cosby" in the '80s and '90s and he more recently appeared in an episode of "Lucifer" in 2017. NCIS: New Orleans season 5 is slated to premiere on September 25 on CBS.

On "New Orleans", Owens will will appear in the upcoming season's sixth episode playing Cmdr.

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