Bob Gunton

Soldier / Actor | * 11/15/1945 (74) | Santa Monica, California, USA
Robert Patrick Gunton Jr. (born November 15, 1945) is an American character actor of stage and screen. He is known for playing strict, authoritarian characters, including Warden Samuel Norton in the 1994 prison drama The Shawshank Redemption, Chief George Earle in 1993's Demolition Man, Dr. Walcott, the domineering dean of Virginia Medical School in Patch Adams, and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance in Argo. He also played Leland Owlsley in the Daredevil television series, Secretary of Defense Ethan Kanin in 24, and Noah Taylor in Desperate Housewives. In addition to his film and television career, Gunton is a prolific theatre actor. He originated the role of Juan Perón in the Broadway premiere of Evita and the titular character in the 1989 revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, roles for whic... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Bob Gunton

Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical 3x Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical

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Movies with Bob Gunton as Actor(77)

as Mr. Stern2018 Alex & the List
as Maxwell Forrest2017 Mountain Top
as William Herndon (voice)2015 The Gettysburg Address
as President Sebastián Piñera2015 The 33
as Flight School Instructor2015 Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant
as Dr. Benton2014 Decoding Annie Parker
as Sheriff Brinson2013 Jimmy
as Bert2013 Highland Park
as Tony O'Hara2013 Live at the Foxes Den
as Mr. Kaufmann2012 Get the Gringo
as Cyrus Vance2012 Argo
as Cecil Dobbs2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
as Father Thomas Peters2011 The Least of These
as Jerry Merke2011 Kill the Irishman
as Joe Whetstone2010 The Trial
as William Thurber2009 Tenure
as Ethan Kanin2008 24: Redemption
as Father Ezra2008 The Lazarus Project
as Nick2008 Player 5150
as Judge Gardner2007 Fracture
as Edward Ashen2007 Dead Silence
as Dr. Townshend2007 Numb
as Hugh Moreland2006 Believe in Me
as President Woodrow Wilson2004 Iron Jawed Angels
as Mr. Silver2004 I ♥ Huckabees
as Joe2003 Dallas 362
as Juan Perón (segment "Evita")2003 Broadway's Lost Treasures
as James Harte2002 The Pact
as Boat Captain2002 Boat Trip
as Steven, Jimmy's Partner2002 Scenes of the Crime
as Dan Topping2001 61*
as Jerry Perenchio2001 When Billie Beat Bobby
as Alexander McAnally III2000 The Perfect Storm
as Sen. Terrence Randall2000 Running Mates
as Dr. Alexander McCabe1999 Bats
as Dean Walcott1998 Patch Adams
as Bishop Creighton1997 Changing Habits
as Richard M. Nixon1997 Elvis Meets Nixon
as Judge (uncredited)1997 A Thousand Acres
as Col. Benjamin Grierson1997 Buffalo Soldiers
as Frank Deverell1996 The Glimmer Man
as Pritchett1996 Broken Arrow
as Mr. Pease1995 Dolores Claiborne
as Franklin D. Roosevelt1995 Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long
as Burton Quinn1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
as Col. John Hardesty1995 In Pursuit of Honor
as Frank Joyce1994 Roswell
as Warden Samuel Norton1994 The Shawshank Redemption
as President1994 Cosmic Slop
as Lazzaro1993 Father Hood
as Chief George Earle1993 Demolition Man
as Interviewer1992 Patriot Games
as Larry Dietrick - State of Alaska1992 Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster
as Goodridge1992 Jennifer Eight
as Elder Agent1992 The Public Eye
as Wolkowski1992 Ladykiller
as Mr Gabor1992 Missing Pieces
as Asst. D.A. Scott Willard1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin
as TV Newsman #31991 JFK
as Sydney1990 The Bride in Black
as Monsignor Beauvais1990 Judgment
as Gen. Charles Garrison Harker1989 Glory
as Richie Segretto1989 Cookie
as Gov. George Wallace1989 Unconquered
as Narrator (voice)1988 Forever James Dean
as C.E. Lively1987 Matewan
as Fernando Portacarrero1987 The Pick-up Artist
as Christian Jameson1985 Finnegan Begin Again
as Frank1985 Static
as Narrator1984 Soldiers in Hiding
as Sal Naftari1981 Rollover

TV Shows/Series with Bob Gunton as Actor(36)

as Leland Owlsley2015 Marvel's Daredevil
as Nicholas Moore2013 The Blacklist
as Frederick Wentz2012 Elementary
as Alexander Harrington2008 The Mentalist
2006 Numb3rs
2005 E-Ring
as Mayor Smith2003 Peacemakers
as "Junction" Jack Mars2002 Greg the Bunny
2002 Monk
2001 24
as Ethan Kanin2001 24
as Lawrence Hendricks Sr.1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as Judge Homer Conklin1995 Courthouse
as Dr. Tobias Schenkl1993 Wild Palms
as Capt. Benjamin Maxwell1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation
as Dr. Max Sorkosky1974 Tattletales

Born: Thursday, 11/15 1945 (November) in Santa Monica (current age: 74 years + 322 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Mater Dei High School, University of California, Irvine
Other names for Bob Gunton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Боб Гантон"
"Μπομπ Γκάντον"
"Robert Patrick Gunton Jr."
Bob Gunton frequently works together with these people:
Steven Culp (12x, Actor)
Gary Basaraba (11x, Actor)
Tony Plana (11x, Actor)
Zach Grenier (11x, Actor)
Thomas Kopache (11x, Actor)
Michael Gaston (10x, Actor)
George Newbern (10x, Actor)
Dick Wolf (10x, Crew)
John Rubinstein (10x, Actor)
Benito Martinez (10x, Actor)
J. C. MacKenzie (9x, Actor)
Oliver Stone (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1217, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/20/2020