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Moses Gunn (October 2, 1929 – December 16, 1993) was an American actor. of African descent. An Obie Award-winning stage player, he co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company in the 1960s. His 1962 Off-Broadway debut was in Jean Genet's The Blacks, and his Broadway debut was in A Hand is on the Gate, an evening of African-American poetry. He was nominated for a 1976 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for The Poison Tree and played Othello on Broadway in 1970.

Age: 64 (age at death)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Shaft


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1993 Homicide: Life on the Street Risley Tucker
1993 No Room for Opal Williard
1992 Memphis Tio Wiggins
1991 Brother Future Isaac
1991 Perfect Harmony Zeke, the Caretaker
1990 Equal Justice Robert Marshal James
1990 Gabriel's Fire Bishop Cecil Dobbs
1990 Murder Times Seven Sam Paxton
1989 The Women of Brewster Place Ben
1989 A Man Called Hawk Old Man
1989 Tales from the Crypt Uncle Ezra Thornberry


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Nominated for 2 Awards | Won 1


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