Moses Gunn

Moses Gunn

Highest Rated: 92% Ragtime (1981)

Lowest Rated: 9% Leonard Part 6 (1987)

Birthday: Oct 02, 1929

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Authoritative black character actor of film and TV also enjoyed a successful career on stage. Gunn made his NY stage debut in the original off-Broadway production of Jean Genet's "The Blacks" (1962). A co-founder of the celebrated Negro Ensemble Company, he distinguished himself in many of their productions, notably "The First Breeze of Summer" (1975). Gunn was also known for his Shakespearean performances with the Yale Repertory Theatre and the New York Shakespeare Festival.

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Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Memphis Tio Wiggins (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 50% Brother Future Isaac (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder Times Seven Sam Paxton (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Luckiest Man in the World Voice (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 94% The Women of Brewster Place Unknown (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 36% Bates Motel Henry Watson (Character) - 1987
9% 20% Leonard Part 6 Giorgio Francozzi (Character) $4.2M 1987
70% 74% Heartbreak Ridge Staff Sergeant Webster (Character) $41M 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flag Unknown (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 41% Certain Fury Dr. Freeman (Character) - 1985
90% 100% The Killing Floor Heavy Williams (Character) - 1984
80% 81% The Neverending Story Cairon (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlotte Forten's Mission Hannibal (Character) - 1984
37% 53% Firestarter Doctor Pynchot (Character) - 1984
16% 35% Amityville II: The Possession Detective Turner (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Murphy Moses Gage (Character) - 1981
92% 77% Ragtime Booker T. Washington (Character) - 1981
77% 76% The Ninth Configuration Maj. Nammack (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Contender George Beifus (Character) - 1980
67% No Score Yet Remember My Name Pike (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law of the Land Jacob (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 86% Cornbread, Earl and Me Benjamin Blackwell (Character) - 1975
66% 61% Rollerball Cletus (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Secret of the Pond Unknown (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 83% Aaron Loves Angela Ike (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 80% Amazing Grace Welton J. Waters (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Legacy of Blood Joe Mattingly (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moving Target Unknown (Character) - 1973
58% 47% Shaft's Big Score! Bumpy Jonas (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Haunts of the Very Rich Seacrist (Character) - 1972
64% 68% The Hot Rock Dr. Amusa (Character) - 1972
88% 68% Shaft Bumpy Jonas (Character) - 1971
57% 44% Wild Rovers Ben (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eagle in a Cage General Gourgaud (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sheriff Cliff Wilder (Character) - 1970
43% 67% The Great White Hope Scipio (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 36% WUSA Clotho (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 32% Black Brigade Pvt. Doc Hayes (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Of Mice and Men Crooks (Character) - 1968

TV

Credit
91% No Score Yet Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cosby Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Man Called Hawk Old Man (Character) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Women of Brewster Place Unknown (Character) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hill Street Blues Marvin Sloan (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Ted Tilley (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Murphy Moses Gage (Character) 1981-1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie Joe Kagan (Guest Star) 1981 1977-1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maude Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Times Carl Dixon (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Roots Kintango (Character) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Monk Davis (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kung Fu Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Assignment: Vienna Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Unknown (Guest Star) 1972

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