Milestones: DIED: MOSES GUNN

DIED. MOSES GUNN, 64, actor; from complications of asthma; in Guilford, Connecticut. Cofounder of the Negro Ensemble Company, Gunn, the oldest of seven children of a St. Louis, Missouri, laborer, made his off-Broadway debut in the legendary New York premiere of Jean Genet's provocative The Blacks (1962). Gunn won Obie awards for his work in Titus Andronicus (1967) and The First Breeze of Summer (1975), and was admired for his Othello. Movie credits included The Great White Hope (1970) and Shaft (1971).

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