Moses Gunn

1929 - 1993

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Moses Gunn (October 2, 1929 – December 16, 1993) was an American actor of stage and screen. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moses Gunn has received more than 669,172 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Moses Gunn is the 2,648th most popular actor (down from 2,632nd in 2019), the 4,333rd most popular biography from United States (up from 4,356th in 2019) and the 1,300th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Moses Gunn ranks 2,648 out of 10,030Before him are Denis O'Hare, Cedric Hardwicke, Lew Ayres, Corin Redgrave, Ernest B. Schoedsack, and Dick Miller. After him are Tony Ramos, Jean-Marc Barr, Steven Williams, Simon MacCorkindale, Guy Marchand, and Irène Jacob.

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Among people born in 1929, Moses Gunn ranks 246Before him are Hind Rostom, Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, Claude Goretta, Ray Barretto, Liselotte Pulver, and John Henry Holland. After him are Maarten Schmidt, Vija Artmane, József Tóth, Karl Koller, Henri Pousseur, and Francesco Alberoni. Among people deceased in 1993, Moses Gunn ranks 130Before him are Cyril Cusack, Wilhelm Gliese, Anne Shirley, Mick Ronson, Max August Zorn, and Albert Collins. After him are Elmar Klos, Gordon Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Mieczysław Horszowski, Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury, and Karl Mai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Moses Gunn ranks 4,333 out of 15,968Before him are Lew Ayres (1908), Big Bill Broonzy (1903), Ted Neeley (1943), Lewis Boss (1846), Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893), and Dick Miller (1928). After him are Michael G. Wilson (1942), Steven Williams (1949), Kenny Ortega (1950), Art Carney (1918), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), and Kyra Sedgwick (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Moses Gunn ranks 1,300Before him are Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Carol Potter (1948), Denis O'Hare (1962), Lew Ayres (1908), Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893), and Dick Miller (1928). After him are Steven Williams (1949), Kenny Ortega (1950), Art Carney (1918), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), Kyra Sedgwick (1965), and Barbara Harris (1935).

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