Bob Gunton Quotes:- Bob Gunton (born November 15, 1945) is an American actor. Gunton is known for playing strict, authoritarian characters, including 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.
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.
Inspirational Bob Gunton Quotes
“I was a grunt, walking around in the jungle of Vietnam, trying not to find the enemy. Because I am so big, they were going to give me either a heavy radio or a huge machine gun to carry. I carried a radio.”-Bob Gunton
“Among the roles I’ve played on stage, television and in films were politicos as diverse as Abe Lincoln, Juan Peron, Herman Goering, George Wallace, and both Roosevelts.”-Bob Gunton
“My first presidential primary vote was for Bobby Kennedy.”-Bob Gunton
“In film roles, I play a lot of heavies and a lot of bad guys, so I tend to be the jokester and the good-time Charlie on the set.”-Bob Gunton
Quotes from Bob Gunton movies and TV shows
“As a matter of fact, I decided in high school that I was going to go to the seminary. And I did the study with the Paulist Fathers for two years after high school in full anticipation of becoming a priest.”-Bob Gunton
“I grew up in California, which was not – at least in the ’50s and ’60s – a cultural oasis by any means. Certainly not Orange County, anyway.”-Bob Gunton
“I’m not a big comic fan and I’m not a big fan of comic movies.”-Bob Gunton
“And I’m a Catholic, from an Irish Catholic family, and we know plenty of stuff about guilt.”-Bob Gunton
“I was the adoring son of a Welsh-Irish father, a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat, a Catholic Knight of Columbus who was a blue-collar, trade union organizer and, not surprisingly, a fervid Nixon-hater.”-Bob Gunton