Bob Gunton

American film and television actor

Robert Patrick "Bob" Gunton, Jr. (born November 15, 1945) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Warden Samuel Norton in the 1994 movie The Shawshank Redemption.

Bob Gunton
Robert Patrick Gunton, Jr.

(1945-11-15) November 15, 1945 (age 75)
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)Carey (Pitts) Gunton
(August 26, 2006 – present)
Annie McGreevey
(July 6, 1980 – July 31, 2006; divorced; 1 child)

Gunton was born on November 15, 1945 in Santa Monica, California.[1] He studied at Mater Dei High School and at University of California, Irvine. Gunton was married to Annie McGreevey from 1980 until they divorced in 2006. He has been married to Carey Pitts since 2006. He has one child with McGreevey.


  1. Bob Gunton Biography (1945-) at

Further readingEdit

  • Voisin, Scott. Character Kings: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting. BearManor Media, 2009. ISBN 978-1-59393-342-5.

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