Carey Pitts Gunton is the wife of famous American actor and television icon, Bob Gunton. Care Pitts Gunton only became known by the public after she married Bob Gunton right when he got
divorced in 2006.
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Early life of Carey Pitts Gunton
Although she is married to a famous actor and television sensation, Carey Pitts Gunton has decided to keep her life private. There is little to no information about her available to the public. One would have to know about her through reading about her husband and even with that there is not much information available.
Robert Patrick Gunton Jr. is Bob Gunton’s birth name. He was born on the 15th of November, 1945 in Santa Monica, California in the United States of America. Bob was born to Robert Patrick Gunton Sr., a labor union executive and Rose Marie (née Banovetz). Bob is seventy-eight (78) years old now and for interested parties, he is a Scorpio.
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Growing up, he attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California, the Paulist Seminary St Peter’s College, in Baltimore, Maryland, and the University of California, Irvine all in the USA. Quite interestingly, Bob had initially planned to become a priest as he has been a staunch Catholic Christian his whole life.
Carey Pitts Gunton and Bob Gunton
Carey Pitts Gunton and Bob Gunton have been married for 16 years, she is his second wife. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in Aug 2005 and were married on 26th Aug 2006 right after Bob divorced his first wife Annie McGreevey. Bob and Annie were married for 26 years.
Annie was also in the entertainment industry, she can be seen in movies and series including: Another World (1964 – 1999), Tales of the Unexpected (1979 – 1988), Law & Order (1990 – 2010), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 – present). She also played minor roles in Six Degrees (2006 –2008), Anomaly (2014) and Bessie (2017).
They were married from 1980 and got divorced in 2006. It seems Bob might have had an affair with Carey Pitts Gunton while he was married to Annie since he started dating Carey in 2005, but that is not our business neither is it our story to tell.
Bob had one child with Annie McGreevey. A daughter named Olivia Gunton and she is his only child. He hasn’t had any kids since he married Carey. It seems nothing is known about Carey because Bob wants to keep her life and all the details of his private life low-key.
Carey Pitts Gunton husband
Bob Gunton is the husband of Carey Pitts Gunton. Bob served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971 as a radio telephone operator with the 2nd Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, and was at the Battle of Fire Support Base Ripcord during the 23-day siege.
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He and one of his comrades were awarded the Bronze Star for returning to the base to retrieve important, but forgotten, radios in the evacuation’s final moments. The radios would have fallen into the hands of the People’s Army of Vietnam forces who were about to capture the base if they had not gone to retrieve it. He was one of the last people to evacuate the area and due to this, he lost one of his dog tags during the battle. The lost dog tag was returned to him over 40 years later in 2018.
Bob is identified for playing strict, authoritarian characters in movies. These include Warden Samuel Norton in the 1994 prison drama: The Shawshank Redemption, Chief George Earle in 1993’s Demolition Man, Dr. Walcott, the domineering dean of Virginia Medical School in Patch Adams, and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance in Argo. He also portrayed Leland Owlsley in the Daredevil television series, Secretary of Defense Ethan Kanin in 24, and Noah Taylor in Desperate Housewives.
Adding to his film and television career, Carey Pitts Gunton’s husband Bob is a very creative theatre actor. He played the role of Juan Perón in the Broadway premiere of Evita and the titular character in the 1989 revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He received Tony Award nominations for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance. He also received a Drama Desk Award, an Obie Award, and a Clarence Derwent Award.
Bob was the guest star in the first season of Desperate Housewives and the sixth season of 24, where he portrayed United States Secretary of Defense Ethan Kanin. He then signed on as series regular afterward and replayed the role of Kanin but now as the Chief of Staff to the new president, Allison Taylor, in the seventh season of the show. He also appeared in the two-hour television prequel film, 24: Redemption.
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Carey Pitts Gunton’s husband returned again for the eighth season but this time as the President’s Secretary of State. Bob again made a guest appearance on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in January 2017 and he was used as a body double for Harold Ramis’ character Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters: Afterlife in 2021.