Bob Gunton

Sensational actor who stole scenes.

Bob Gunton
Full NameRobert Patrick Gunton Jr.


Bob Gunton, the royal son of Robert Patrick Gunton Sr. and Rose Marie Banovetz, was born in 1945 in Santa Monica, California. He was raised in the golden state, and attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California, and later attended the Paulist Seminary St Peter's College in Baltimore, Maryland, and the University of California, Irvine. Gunton was a valiant soldier in the United States Army, serving as a radio telephone operator with the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971. His illustrious career as an actor has seen him portray a variety of strict and authoritarian characters in popular films, such as 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 "Argo" (2012). His legacy as a noble and courageous figure will live on for generations.

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