4/3/18 Patriot Connections Dog Tag Project Philadelphia to Cherry Hill NJ

4/3/18 Philadelphia to Cherry Hill NJ
Sue Quinn has asked us to share this event. Sue has a program called Dog Tag Project. They match up dog tags from the Vietnam era to their heroes. On Tuesday 4/3/18, Sue has a dog tag / owner reunion happening in our area! Robert Gunton, is an actor and also a Bronze Star Award recipient (1971). This Hero lives in Los Angeles but is in New York working on an episode of The Blacklist. He is taking the train to our area to meet Sue and receive his dog tags. A complete bio has been posted below.
Patriot Connections has arranged for a car to pick him up at the station and take him to an American Legion Post in Cherry Hill NJ. The Philadelphia Police will lead the escort from Philly into Cherry Hill, NJ.
For more information on the Dog Tag Project click here https://www.patriotconnections.org/dog-tag-project/
Primary Rally Point in NJ:
Meet at the American Legion Post 372, 1532 Martin Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Rally Time: 12 noon
KSU: approx. 12:30pm
Rally Time at 30th Street Station will be 12:45 pm. Exact location to be announced. Check here for the most recent updates!!
Dog Tag Return Ceremony
Location: American Legion Post 372, 1532 Martin Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ
Time: 3:30 pm
Bio on our Hero:

On Broadway, Gunton received Tony Award nominations for his SWEENEY TODD and for his portrayal of Juan Peron in EVITA. He was also featured in BIG RIVER, ROZA, PASSION, KING OF HEARTS, WORKING, and HAPPY END. He received an Obie Award for playing 21 characters in HOW I GOT THAT STORY, as well as the Clarence Derwent Award for The Most Promising New NY Actor of 1980. In 2004, Bob was nominated for a Barrymore Award for playing the eponymous role in THE GREAT OSTROVSKY – the great Cy Coleman’s last musical, in a pre-Broadway production.

Gunton’s feature film work runs the gamut from farce to drama. Working with some of Hollywood’s most celebrated directors, Gunton has appeared in Oliver Stone’s JFK, and BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY; Ed Zwick’s GLORY; John Woo’s BROKEN ARROW; and, most memorably, as the Warden in Frank Darrabont’s THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION. Other of Bob’s dozens of film appearances include: PATCH ADAMS, ACE VENTURA: WHEN NATURE CALLS, DOLORES CLAIBORNE, COOKIE, MATEWAN, JENNIFER 8, THE PERFECT STORM, I (HEART) HUCKABEE’S, BELIEVE IN ME, RENDITION, FRACTURE, NUMB, PLAYER 5150, THE LEAST OF THESE , TENURE as well as the mystery-drama, THE LAZARUS PROJECT. 2009 film projects included THE IRISHMAN and THE TRIAL, co-starring with Mathew Modine. and, in 2010, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, starring Matthew McConnaghey. More recently, Bob appeared in ARGO and TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE.

Gunton’s many telefilms, miniseries and cable movies include: MISSION OF THE SHARK, WILD PALMS, WHEN BILLY BEAT BOBBY, RUNNING MATES, 61*, SINATRA (as Tommy Dorsey),KINGFISH (as FDR), IRON-JAWED ANGELS (as Woodrow Wilson), ELVIS MEETS NIXON(as Nixon), JUDAS AND JESUS, and the BBC docudrama, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS – again, playing FDR. Bob plays another President – Sebastian Pinera – of Chile in the soon-to-be-released movie about the heroic 2010 rescue of 33 trapped Chilean miners, in THE 33

Bob was a series regular on COURTHOUSE, , HOTHOUSE and PEACEMAKERS, and the cult comedy, GREG THE BUNNY. He has had recurring roles on MR. STERLING, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, E-RING, NIP/TUCK, PEPPER DENNIS, and ROYAL PAINS His appearance on STAR TREK – TNG as the troubled and tragic Captain Benjamin Maxwell is considered a classic by many “trekkies.” In 2010, Bob completed his third season in the role of ETHAN KANIN on the hit series 24. Most recently, Bob created the role of Leland Owlsley for the NETFLIX production of MARVEL’S DAREDEVIL

Bob has written articles for The Los Angeles Times Calendar and THEATER magazine. He has written a screenplay and a one-hour drama pilot. His musical memoir, WALKING ON WATER, was recently produced by the Cumberland County Playhouse. He is currently completing an unconventional memoir of his 50 years in theater, film and television.

In 2011, Bob was honored by Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana California, when he was inducted into his alma mater’s Ring of Honor. From time to time, he has been invited by schools and colleges – including the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts — to address drama students about preparing for a life in Theater and Film

In 1971, Bob Gunton was awarded a Bronze Star for Valor for his combat service in Vietnam. He is father to recent Yale Graduate, Olivia Ann. Bob is married to the former Carey Ann Gelrud, is his high school classmate from 40 years ago.

For more info please contact  Director of Research/Returns Sue Quinn-Morris at *protected email*