Daha çok 1994 yılı yapımı The Shawshank Redemption filmindeki müdür Norton rolü ile tanınır.
BiyografiGunton Rose Marie ve Robert Patrick Gunton'un oğlu olarak dünyaya geldi. St. Peter’s Üniversitesine ardından Kaliforniya Üniversitesi'ya devam etti ve orduda da görev aldı.
KariyerGunton appeared on Broadway as Juan Peron opposite Patti LuPone in the original cast of Evita and in a 1989 revival of Sweeney Todd and received Tony Award nominations for both. Additional Broadway credits include Working, King of Hearts, and Big River.
Gunton portrayed President Richard Nixon in a recreation of the Watergate tapes incident for Nightline.
Gunton portrayed United States Secretary of Defense Ethan Kanin in the sixth season of 24 and will reprise his role, but now as Chief of Staff to the new President, in the seventh season of the show as a series regular.
- Fracture (2007)
- Dead Silence (2007)
- Iron Jawed Angels – President Woodrow Wilson (2004)
- The Perfect Storm – Alexander McAnally III, owner of the yacht the Mistral (2000)
- Bats (1999)
- Patch Adams – Dean Walcott (1999)
- Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil – Finley Largent (1997)
- Broken Arrow – Pritchett (1996)
- When Nature Calls – Burton Quinn (1995)
- Dolores Claiborne – Mr. Pease (1995)
- The Shawshank Redemption – Warden Norton (1994)
- Demolition Man – Chief George Earle (1993)
- Glory – Gen. Harker (1989)
- Cookie – Richie Segretto (1989)
- Matewan – C.E. Lively (1987)
- The Pick-up Artist – Fernando Portacarrero (1987)
- Static – Frank (1985)
- Rollover – Sal Naftari (1981)
- Women's Murder Club – Arthur Lazar "Train In Vain" bölümünde (2007)
- 24 – Ethan Kanin (2007-)
- The Batman – Gordan (2007)
- Pepper Dennis – Dick Dinkle (2006)
- Nip/Tuck – Agent Sagamore (2005)
- Monk – Trudy'nin babası, Dwight Ellison (2004)
- Desperate Housewives – Noah Taylor (2004)
- Peacemakers– Mayor Malcolm Smith (2003)
- Greg the Bunny – Junction Jack (2002)
- 61* – Dan Topping (2001)
- The Siege At Ruby Ridge – Bo Gritz (1996)
- Wild Palms – Dr. Tobias Schenkl (1993) miniseries)
- The Next Generation – Captain Benjamin Maxwell rolünde The Wounded, bölümünde (1991)
- Internet Broadway Database entry
- Bob Gunton Online - Unofficial fan site with news, pictures, media.