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Moses Gunn

Mostly Credited As: Moses Gunn
Date Of Birth: October 02, 1929 (Age 64)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri
Date Of Death: December 16, 1993
Cause Of Death: Asthma (Guilford, Connecticut)

Moses Gunn


A formidable Obie-winning stage player, he co-founded "The Negro Ensemble Company" in the 60s and also took advantage of 'Joe Papp' 's non-traditional casting of Shakespearean roles, such as "Measure for Measure", "Titus Andronicus", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Othello". Was nominated for Broadway's 1976 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for "The Poison Tree."

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Father Murphy (1981)As: Moses Gage
The Contender (1980) (1980)As: George Beifus
The Cowboys (1974)As: Jebediah Nightlinger
Episode Cast Credits 

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) 
  Three Men and Adena 01x05: (Mar/03/1993) As Risley Tucker 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) 
  Fitting Punishment 02x12: (Jun/19/1990) As Uncle Ezra Thornberry 

The Cosby Show (1984) 
  Grampy and Nu-Nu Visit the Huxtables 06x10: (Nov/30/1989) As Joe Kendall 
  The Dead End Kids Meet Dr. Lotus 05x18: (Feb/16/1989) As Dr. Lotus 

Amen (1986) 
  Where There's A Will 04x02: (Sep/30/1989) As Grandpa Tillman 

Hill Street Blues (1981) 
  City of Refuse 07x13: (Jan/20/1987) As Sloan 

Hotel (1983) 
  Separations 03x24: (May/14/1986) As Albert 

Highway to Heaven (1984) 
  Popcorn, Peanuts and CrackerJacks 02x07: (Nov/13/1985) As Ted Tilly 

Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974) 
  Make a Joyful Noise 07x15: (Jan/26/1981) As Joe Kagan 
  Barn Burner 05x20: (Feb/19/1979) As Joe Kagan 
  Blind Journey (2) 05x13: (Dec/04/1978) As Joe Kagan 
  Blind Journey (1) 05x12: (Nov/27/1978) As Joe Kagan 

Vega$ (1978) 
  Lost Women 01x09: (Nov/22/1978) As Domo 

Maude (1972) 
  Maude's Foster Child 06x16: (Feb/11/1978) As Reverend James Buick 

Quincy, M.E. (1976) 
  A Blow to the Head ... a Blow to the Heart 03x02: (Sep/23/1977) As Ben McDade 

Switch (1975) 
  Heritage of Death 02x24: (Apr/03/1977) As Alexo, [Special Guest Stars]

Good Times (1974) 
  Love Has a Spot on His Lung (2) 04x24: (Mar/30/1977) As Carl Dixon 
  Love Has a Spot on His Lung (1) 04x23: (Mar/23/1977) As Carl Dixon 
  J.J. in Business 04x22: (Mar/09/1977) As Carl Dixon 
  My Son, the Father 04x21: (Mar/02/1977) As Carl Dixon 

Roots (US) (1977) 
  Part I 01x01: (Jan/23/1977) As Kintango 

Movin' On (1974) 
  ...To Be in Carolina 02x06: (Oct/14/1975) As Otis Andrews 

The Jeffersons (1975) 
  George's Skeleton 01x06: (Feb/22/1975) As Monk Davis 

Kung Fu (1972) 
  The Stone 01x13: (Apr/12/1973) As Isaac Montola 

McCloud (1970) 
  A Little Plot at Tranquil Valley 02x05: (Jan/12/1972) As Morgan 

Hawaii Five-O (1968) (1968) 
  Nine, Ten -- You're Dead 04x12: (Nov/30/1971) As Willy Stone 

The F.B.I. (1965) 
  Eye of the Storm 04x15: (Jan/05/1969) As John Sheppard 
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