Bob Gunton

American film, television and stage actor

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

Bob Gunton
Robert Patrick Gunton, Jr.

(1945-11-15) November 15, 1945 (age 78)
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.

References change

  1. Bob Gunton Biography (1945-) at

Further reading change

  • 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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