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Dedrick D. Gobert
Born Dedrick Dwayne Fontenot
25 November 1971(1971-11-25)
Louisiana, USA
Died 19 November 1994 (aged 22)
Riverdale, California, USA
Occupation Film Actor
Years active 1991–1994

Dedrick D. Gobert (November 25, 1971 - November 19, 1994) born Dedrick Dwayne Fontenot was an American actor best known for his supporting role as Dooky in the 1991 John Singleton film Boyz N the Hood. Born in Louisiana, Gobert was an up and coming actor, having appeared in Boyz N the Hood, Poetic Justice and Higher Learning in supporting roles.

The pacifier that is constantly seen in Gobert's mouth throughout the movie Boyz N the Hood, was actually a real habit that Gobert had picked up after he quit smoking.


Gobert died on November 19, 1994 after being fatally shot after an argument regarding a drag race. Gobert was 22 at that time and was only six days short of his 23rd birthday.


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