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. He was nominated for a 1976 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for The Poison Tree and played Othello on Broadway in 1970.
He died from complications of asthma in Guilford, Connecticut on December 16, 1993. He was survived by his wife Gwendolyn, a son, Justin, of Guilford; a daughter, Kirsten Landes Mudd of Philadelphia, as well as a brother and three sisters.