Moses Gunn

Moses Gunn

Highest Rated: 91% The Killing Floor (1984)

Lowest Rated: 7% Leonard Part 6 (1987)

Birthday: Oct 2, 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.

Highest rated movies

The Killing Floor
Shaft
Ragtime
The Neverending Story
The Ninth Configuration
The Hot Rock
Rollerball
Heartbreak Ridge

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Filmography

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 94% The Women of Brewster Place Unknown (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Luckiest Man in the World Voice (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 36% Bates Motel Henry Watson (Character) - 1987
7% 20% Leonard Part 6 Giorgio Francozzi (Character) $4.2M 1987
68% 74% Heartbreak Ridge Staff Sergeant Webster (Character) $41.0M 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flag Unknown (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 39% Certain Fury Dr. Freeman (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlotte Forten's Mission Hannibal (Character) - 1984
91% 100% The Killing Floor Heavy Williams (Character) - 1984
35% 53% Firestarter Doctor Pynchot (Character) - 1984
82% 81% The Neverending Story Cairon (Character) - 1984
20% 36% Amityville II: The Possession Detective Turner (Character) - 1982
83% 77% Ragtime Booker T. Washington (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Murphy Moses Gage (Character) - 1981
79% 76% The Ninth Configuration Maj. Nammack (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Contender George Beifus (Character) - 1980
67% 43% Remember My Name Pike (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law of the Land Jacob (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 83% Aaron Loves Angela Ike (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 86% Cornbread, Earl and Me Benjamin Blackwell (Character) - 1975
69% 61% Rollerball Cletus (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Secret of the Pond Unknown (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
78% 68% The Hot Rock Dr. Amusa (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 40% Haunts of the Very Rich Seacrist (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eagle in a Cage General Gourgaud (Character) - 1971
57% 43% Wild Rovers Ben (Character) - 1971
87% 68% Shaft Bumpy Jonas (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 38% WUSA Clotho (Character) - 1970
43% 66% The Great White Hope Scipio (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sheriff Cliff Wilder (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 30% Black Brigade Pvt. Doc Hayes (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Of Mice and Men Crooks (Character) - 1968

TV

Credit
91% 100% Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1990
No Score Yet 54% 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
97% 100% 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 92% Little House on the Prairie Joe Kagan (Guest Star) 1977-1979 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maude Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet 100% Good Times Carl Dixon (Guest Star) 1977
76% 71% Roots Kintango (Character) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Monk Davis (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet 100% Kung Fu Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Unknown (Guest Star) 1972