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Bob Gunton is a Actor American born on 15 november 1945 at Santa Monica (USA)

Bob Gunton

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Birth name Robert Patrick Gunton Jr.
Nationality USA
Birth 15 november 1945 (73 years) at Santa Monica (USA)

Robert Patrick "Bob" Gunton, Jr. (born November 15, 1945) is an American actor. He is known for playing strict, authoritarian characters, with his best known roles as Warden Samuel Norton in the 1994 prison film The Shawshank Redemption, Chief George Earle in 1993's Demolition Man, Dr. Walcott, the domineering dean of Virginia Medical School in Patch Adams, and President Juan Peron in the original Broadway production of Evita, for which he received a Tony Award nomination. He also appears in the Daredevil TV series as Leland Owlsley.

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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
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Patch Adams (1998)
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Demolition Man (1993)
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Filmography of Bob Gunton (70 films)

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The 33
The 33 (2015)
, 2h
Directed by Patricia Riggen
Origin Chili
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Seafaring films
Actors Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Gabriel Byrne
Roles President Sebastián Piñera
Rating68% 3.444233.444233.444233.444233.44423
Several people from Copiapó, Chile, work in the San José mine. The owner ignores the warnings of the failing stability of the mine, which collapses a short time later. The only path inside the mine is completely blocked, and the thirty three miners manage to get to the rescue chamber. They discover that the radio is useless, the medical kit is empty, the ventilation shafts lacked the required ladders, and there was very little stored food. Mario Sepulveda becomes the leader of the miners, dividing the food in rations and stopping the outbursts of violence or despair. The mine does not attempt any rescue, and the relatives of the miners gather around the gates.
Decoding Annie Parker, 1h31
Directed by Steven Bernstein
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton, Aaron Paul, Richard Schiff, Rashida Jones, Bradley Whitford
Roles Dr. Benton
Rating62% 3.1469753.1469753.1469753.1469753.146975
11-year-old Annie Parker is living the perfect young life, loved by all, and especially by her mother, father, and older sister. But none of them knows that something horrible is stalking their perfect family. On a fall afternoon in 1976, young Annie hears a noise from upstairs. Her mother has collapsed and died, and an agonizing downward spiral begins.
Runner Runner, 1h31
Directed by Brad Furman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Jeu, Seafaring films, Transport films, Poker
Actors Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton, Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie, David Costabile, John Heard
Roles Dean Alex Monroe
Rating56% 2.800112.800112.800112.800112.80011
Richie Furst used to have a lucrative career on Wall Street; this history prevents him from receiving tuition assistance at Princeton, so he funds his master's degree by referring students to online gambling, for which he receives a cut. After the dean threatens to expel him for these activities, Richie tries to win his tuition using his excellent poker skills in online gambling, but he loses all his money to a cheater, something he is able to prove by statistics.
Jimmy
Jimmy (2013)
, 1h35
Directed by Mark Freiburger
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Actors Ted Levine, Kelly Carlson, Patrick Fabian, Bob Gunton, Burgess Jenkins, Jackson Pace
Roles Sheriff Brinson
Rating62% 3.101093.101093.101093.101093.10109
The central character of the film is a challenged fourteen-year-old autistic named Jimmy Mitchell (portrayed by Ian Colletti). In the quaint town of Pinery Grove, Georgia, he lives under the loving care of his family, striving to overcome the day-to-day struggles that surface.
Argo
Argo (2012)
, 2h
Directed by Ben Affleck
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about films, Films about writers, Spy films, Films about journalists, Political films
Actors Bryan Cranston, Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Michael Cassidy
Roles Cyrus Vance
Rating76% 3.847783.847783.847783.847783.84778
On November 4, 1979, Iranian activists storm the United States embassy in Tehran in retaliation for President Jimmy Carter giving the Shah asylum in the U.S. during the Iranian Revolution. More than 50 of the embassy staff are taken as hostages, but six avoid capture and hide in the home of Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor. With the escapees' situation kept secret, the U.S. State Department begins to explore options for exfiltrating them from Iran. Tony Mendez, a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency exfiltration specialist, is brought in for consultation. He criticizes the proposals, but is at a loss when asked for an alternative. While on the phone with his son, he is inspired by watching Battle for the Planet of the Apes and begins plans for creating a cover story for the escapees: that they are Canadian filmmakers who happened to be in Iran scouting exotic locations for a similar science-fiction film.
Get the Gringo, 1h36
Directed by Adrian Grünberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Prison films
Actors Mel Gibson, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Peter Stormare, Dolores Heredia, Dean Norris, Bob Gunton
Roles Mr. Kaufmann
Rating69% 3.4980353.4980353.4980353.4980353.498035
The film opens with a getaway driver (Mel Gibson) and a wounded accomplice dressed as clowns fleeing from American police toward the Mexican border. The driver crashes through the border fence, whereupon he is arrested by corrupt Mexican police officers Vasquez (Mario Zaragoza) and Romero (Gerardo Teracena). When they find over $2 million in the car, they incarcerate him in El Pueblito prison under false charges, keep the cash for themselves, and cremate the accomplice, who by then has died. As one of the only Americans incarcerated there, the driver becomes known as "the Gringo". El Pueblito proves surprising, operating more like a small ghetto than a prison. The Gringo quickly manages to work out the prison's criminal hierarchy and engages in petty thefts and robberies from some of the prison's less reputable businesses. One of these thefts is witnessed by an unnamed kid (Kevin Hernandez) who is living with his incarcerated mother (Dolores Heredia) and is protected by the prison's criminals. Curious, the Gringo presses him to explain why the criminals protect him, but the Kid refuses.
Trouble with the Curve, 1h51
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about families, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake, Matthew Lillard, John Goodman, Robert Patrick
Roles Watson
Rating67% 3.399423.399423.399423.399423.39942
An aging Atlanta Braves baseball scout, Gus Lobel (Eastwood), is given one last assignment to prove his value to the organization, who views him as unable to adapt to changes within the game. His boss and friend Pete (Goodman) does not want to see him let go, but is fighting off the advances of an ambitious younger protégé, Philip (Lillard), who is gunning to get Gus fired and take Pete's job.
The Lincoln Lawyer, 1h58
Directed by Brad Furman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo, Michaela Conlin
Roles Cecil Dobbs
Rating72% 3.6492553.6492553.6492553.6492553.649255
Criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller (Matthew McConaughey) operates around Los Angeles County, mostly from the back seat of his black Lincoln Town Car, chauffeured by Earl (Laurence Mason). Most of Haller's career has been defending garden-variety criminals, including a local biker club led by Eddie Vogel (Trace Adkins).
Kill the Irishman, 1h46
Directed by Jonathan Hensleigh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Mob film, Action, Crime
Themes Films about immigration, Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Ray Stevenson, Vincent d’Onofrio, Cody Christian, Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Linda Cardellini
Roles Jerry Merke
Rating70% 3.5492353.5492353.5492353.5492353.549235
In 1960, Danny Greene is a union worker at the Cleveland docks. Despite union rules, the workers are exploited by their boss, Jerry. As a result of gambling, Art owes a large amount of money to John Nardi. He asks Greene for help, so Greene visits Nardi and makes him an offer to deal with the debt. Nardi accepts the deal. Jerry warns Greene not to oppose him in the union's upcoming election, and demands half of what Greene has earned from his deal with Nardi. After failing to kill Greene, Jerry loses the union's election. As the new president, Greene improves the working conditions at the docks. He also marries his girlfriend Joan.
The Trial
The Trial (2010)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Matthew Modine, Randy Wayne, Bob Gunton, Robert Forster, Rance Howard, Clare Carey
Roles Joe Whetstone
Rating55% 2.7542.7542.7542.7542.754
After his two sons and wife die in a horrific car crash, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain until he's assigned a capital punishment case involving the murder of the daughter of a powerful business man, in which the victim was drugged. All the odds seem stacked against McClain, and he loses the case. However, McClain manages to save the accused man's life by getting him off death row. At the end of the movie, a private investigator discovers that it was someone else who committed the murder and McClain's client is exonerated.
Tenure
Tenure (2009)
, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Luke Wilson, David Koechner, Gretchen Mol, Bob Gunton, Sasha Alexander, Andy Daly
Roles William Thurber
Rating60% 3.0499853.0499853.0499853.0499853.049985
Charlie Thurber (Luke Wilson) is a beleaguered English professor at fictional Grey College who competes for tenure against an impressive new hire from Yale, Elaine Grasso (Gretchen Mol). Jay Hadley (David Koechner) is an anthropology professor at Grey who tries to convince Thurber to sabotage Grasso’s career - while being simultaneously obsessed with trying to prove the authenticity of Bigfoot. Thurber's articles are rejected by a series of academic journals and he worries about becoming a victim of the "publish or perish" pressures of professorship. And despite competing for the same job, Thurber and Grasso begin developing a friendship after she flounders as a classroom teacher and asks him for advice.
The Lazarus Project, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Paul Walker, Linda Cardellini, Piper Perabo, Malcolm Goodwin, Tony Curran, Bob Gunton
Roles Father Ezra
Rating61% 3.099523.099523.099523.099523.09952
When Ben Garvey, a reformed criminal on parole, unexpectedly loses his job because of his criminal records, he turns to his ex-con brother which subsequently leads to a laboratory robbery of gold dust gone horribly wrong, and his brother killed. Sentenced to death, he wakes up from his lethal injection near a psychiatric hospital in a small Oregon town, where he is told that he has been given a second chance from God and to begin work as a groundskeeper at the local mental hospital. As time goes on, and with a wife and daughter he left behind, he wonders whether he has truly cheated death or if he has become part of a far more sinister plan for him.