Bob Gunton

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The Shawshank Redemption (1994) | Daredevil (2015) | 24: Redemption (2008)
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Nov 15, 1945 (age 72)
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (56 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (79 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The BlacklistThe Blacklist (TV Series) Nicholas Moore (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 2
  • Primary photo for Trial & ErrorTrial & Error (TV Series) Jeremiah Davis / Jeremiah Jefferson Davis (6 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 6
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  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Lawrence Hendricks Sr. (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Royal PainsRoyal Pains (TV Series) Ret. General William Collins / General William Collins (12 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2016 12
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  • Primary photo for The Last TycoonThe Last Tycoon (TV Series) Vanderbilt Riddle (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Pilot (Jun 17, 2016) Vanderbilt Riddle  Less
  • Primary photo for Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal StreetGortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (TV Series) Grandpa (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for DaredevilDaredevil (TV Series) Leland Owlsley (9 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 9
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  • Primary photo for Trophy WifeTrophy Wife (TV Series) Francis Harrison (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
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  • Primary photo for Up All NightUp All Night (TV Series) Tom (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for WilfredWilfred (TV Series) Warner (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Now (Jul 19, 2012) Warner  Less
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Warden (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Criminal Minds: Suspect BehaviorCriminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (TV Series) Marshall Phelps (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Strays (May 11, 2011) Marshall Phelps  Less
  • Primary photo for Warren the ApeWarren the Ape (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The MentalistThe Mentalist (TV Series) Alexander Harrington (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Red All Over (Apr 29, 2010) Alexander Harrington  Less
  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Series) Ethan Kanin (31 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2010 31
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  • Primary photo for World War Two: Behind Closed DoorsWorld War Two: Behind Closed Doors (TV Series) Franklin Roosevelt (6 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 6
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  • Primary photo for 24: Redemption24: Redemption (TV Movie) Ethan Kanin  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Boston LegalBoston Legal (TV Series) Attorney William Connolly (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Women's Murder ClubWomen's Murder Club (TV Series) Arthur Lazar (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for PandemicPandemic (TV Movie) Dr. Max Sorkosky  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The BatmanThe Batman (TV Series) Gorman (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
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  • Primary photo for Numb3rsNumb3rs (TV Series) Boyd Resnick (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Pepper DennisPepper Dennis (TV Series) Dick / Dick Dinkle (5 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 5
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  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Noah Taylor (10 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2006 10
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  • Primary photo for Nip/TuckNip/Tuck (TV Series) Agent Sagamore (3 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005 3
  • Primary photo for Fur on the Asphalt: The Greg the Bunny Reunion ShowFur on the Asphalt: The Greg the Bunny Reunion Show (TV Movie) Prison Warden  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Greg the BunnyGreg the Bunny (TV Series) Junction Jack (13 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2004 13
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  • Primary photo for JudasJudas (TV Movie) High Priest Caiaphas  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Iron Jawed AngelsIron Jawed Angels (TV Movie) Woodrow Wilson  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Judging AmyJudging Amy (TV Series) Dr. Alan Foster (3 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2004 3
  • Primary photo for PeacemakersPeacemakers (TV Series) Mayor Smith (9 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 9
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  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Performer ("A New Argentina") (1 episode, 2003), Self (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Broadway's Lost Treasures (Aug 10, 2003) Self (archive footage), Performer ("A New Argentina")  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Director Robert Carvallo (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Play with Fire (May 8, 2003) Director Robert Carvallo  Less
  • Primary photo for Mister SterlingMister Sterling (TV Series) California Governor Marino (4 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 4
    • Final Passage (Mar 7, 2003) Actor  Less
    • Game Time (Jan 24, 2003) California Governor Marino  Less
    • Next Question (Jan 17, 2003) California Governor Marino  Less
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  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Sidney Alcott (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Spin CitySpin City (TV Series) Governor Riley (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The CourtThe Court (TV Series) Casey (1 episode)  Less 2002–  1
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  • Primary photo for When Billie Beat BobbyWhen Billie Beat Bobby (TV Movie) Jerry Perenchio  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Family LawFamily Law (TV Series) Judge Mason (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Running MatesRunning Mates (TV Movie) Sen. Terrence Randall  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Michaelson (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Clute Nichols (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • The Hunt (Jan 30, 1998) Clute Nichols  Less
  • Primary photo for Nothing SacredNothing Sacred (TV Series) Bishop Corey (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Buffalo SoldiersBuffalo Soldiers (TV Movie) Col. Benjamin Grierson  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Elvis Meets NixonElvis Meets Nixon (TV Movie) Richard M. Nixon  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Siege at Ruby RidgeThe Siege at Ruby Ridge (TV Movie) Bo Gritz  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for CourthouseCourthouse (TV Series) Judge Homer Conklin (11 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 11
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  • Primary photo for Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. LongKingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (TV Movie) Franklin D. Roosevelt  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for In Pursuit of HonorIn Pursuit of Honor (TV Movie) Col. John Hardesty  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for RoswellRoswell (TV Movie) Frank Joyce  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Wild PalmsWild Palms (TV Mini-series) Dr. Tobias Schenkl (5 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 5
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  • Primary photo for Murder in the HeartlandMurder in the Heartland (TV Mini-series) Governor Anderson (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez DisasterDead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (TV Movie) Larry Dietrick - State of Alaska  Less 1992
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  • Primary photo for Ned Blessing: The True Story of My LifeNed Blessing: The True Story of My Life (TV Movie) Texas Preacher  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for SinatraSinatra (TV Mini-series) Tommy Dorsey (4 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 4
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  • Primary photo for A Woman Named JackieA Woman Named Jackie (TV Mini-series) Hugh Auchincloss (3 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 3
  • Primary photo for Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. IndianapolisMission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (TV Movie) Chaplain  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass CoffinPerry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (TV Movie) Asst. D.A. Scott Willard  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: The Next GenerationStar Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) Capt. Benjamin Maxwell (1 episode, 1991), Performer ("The Minstrel Boy") (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • The Wounded (Jan 26, 1991) Capt. Benjamin Maxwell, Performer ("The Minstrel Boy") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Bob Weston (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Gil Himes (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Bride in BlackThe Bride in Black (TV Movie) Sydney  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for JudgmentJudgment (TV Movie) Monsignor Beauvais  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for UnconqueredUnconquered (TV Movie) Governor George Wallace  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Rivas (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for HothouseHothouse (TV Series) Dr. Leonard Schrader (7 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 7
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  • Primary photo for Adam: His Song ContinuesAdam: His Song Continues (TV Movie) Edgar Milton  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Cronin (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Finnegan Begin AgainFinnegan Begin Again (TV Movie) Christian Jamison  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Comedy ZoneComedy Zone (TV Series) Various (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for Lois Gibbs and the Love CanalLois Gibbs and the Love Canal (TV Movie) Harry Gibbs  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The 34th Annual Tony AwardsThe 34th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Performer, Performer ("Dice Are Rolling", "A New Argentina")  Less 1980
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Rescued from Tehran: We Were ThereRescued from Tehran: We Were There (Video) Cyrus Vance (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and BlockbustersBoffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Warden Samuel Norton (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Demolition ManDemolition Man (Video Game) Chief George Earle (archive footage)  Less 1994

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Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)


    In a distinguished 30 year career, Bob Gunton has played a potpourri
    of memorable roles in notable productions in theatre, television and film.
    On Broadway, Gunton received Tony Award nominations for his SWEENEY
    TODD and for his portrayal of Juan Peron in EVITA. He was also featured in
    received an Obie Award for playing 21 characters in HOW I GOT THAT STORY,
    as well as the Clarence Derwent Award for The Most Promising New NY Actor
    of 1980. In 2004, Bob was nominated for a Barrymore Award for playing the
    eponymous role in THE GREAT OSTROVSKY the great Cy Coleman's last
    musical, in a pre-Broadway production.
    Gunton's feature film work runs the gamut from farce to drama. Working
    with some of Hollywood's most celebrated directors, Gunton has appeared in
    Oliver Stone's JFK, and BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY; Ed Zwick's GLORY; John
    Woo's BROKEN ARROW; and, most memorably, as the Warden in Frank Darrabont's
    THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION. Other of Bob's dozens of film appearances
    TENURE as well as the mystery-drama, THE LAZARUS PROJECT. 2009 film
    projects included THE IRISHMAN and THE TRIAL, co-starring with Mathew
    Modine. and, in 2010, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, starring Matthew McConnaghey and HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION with Mel Gibson
    Gunton's many telefilms, miniseries and cable movies include: MISSION
    SINATRA (as Tommy Dorsey),KINGFISH (as FDR), IRON-JAWED ANGELS (as Woodrow
    Wilson), ELVIS MEETS NIXON(as Nixon), JUDAS AND JESUS, and the BBC
    docudrama, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS again, playing FDR.
    Bob was a series regular on COURTHOUSE, , HOTHOUSE and PEACEMAKERS,
    and the cult comedy, GREG THE BUNNY. He has had recurring roles on MR.
    PAINS His appearance on STAR TREKTNG as the troubled and tragic Captain
    Benjamin Maxwell is considered a classic by many "trekkies". In 2010, Bob
    will have completed his third season in the role of ETHAN KANIN on the hit
    series 24.
    Bob has written articles for The Los Angeles Times Calendar and
    THEATER magazine. He has written a screenplay and a one-hour drama pilot.
    He is currently completing a memoir. From time to time, he has been invited
    by schools and colleges to address drama students about preparing for a
    life in Theater and Film

    Bob Gunton was awarded a Bronze Star for Valor for his combat service
    in Vietnam. He is father to recent Yale Graduate, Olivia Ann. Bob is also
    a newlywed. His bride, the former Carey Ann Gelrud, is his high school
    classmate from 40 years ago

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