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 ...
Bob Gunton. Actor: The Shawshank Redemption. Bob Gunton is an American actor, primarily known for portraying strict and authoritarian characters in popular films. His better known roles include Chief George Earle in "Demolition Man" (1993), Prison Warden Samuel Norton in "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994), medical school dean Dr. Walcott in "Patch Adams" (1998), and politician Cyrus Vance in ...
Bob Gunton est un acteur américain, né le 15 novembre 1945 à Santa Monica, en Californie (États-Unis). Il est connu pour son rôle du directeur de la prison Samuel Norton dans le film Les Évadés .
Gunton wurde als Sohn von Rose Marie Banovetz und Robert Patrick Gunton Sr. geboren, einem Gewerkschaftsführer. Er besuchte die Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, das Paulisten-Seminar des St. Peter’s College in Baltimore und die University of California in Irvine. Als gläubiger Katholik hatte Gunton ursprünglich geplant Priester zu werden.
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14/10/1994 · The Shawshank Redemption: Directed by Frank Darabont. With Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler. Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Bob Gunton was filming Demolition Man (1993) when he went to audition for the role of Warden Norton. To convince the studio that Gunton was right for the part, Darabont and producer Niki Marvin arranged for him to record a screen test on a day off from Demolition Man. They had a wig made for him as his head was shaved for his Demolition Man role.