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Danny Dayton (1923–1999)

Danny Dayton was born on November 20, 1923 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Ed Wood (1994), Guys and Dolls (1955) and At War with the Army (1950). He was married to Dagmar. He died on February 6, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1999 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (TV Series)
Uncle Sy
- When Zoe Met Johnny (1999) ... Uncle Sy
 1997 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)
Laddie Buck
- Halloween (1997) ... Laddie Buck
 1997 Mad About You (TV Series)
Old Man #1
- Guardianhood (1997) ... Old Man #1
 1997 The Nanny (TV Series)
Keith Rosenstein
- You Bette Your Life (1997) ... Keith Rosenstein
 1997 Die Gang (TV Series)
Detective Philipps
- Ich töte alles was du liebst (1997) ... Detective Philipps
 1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Leo Ladman
- Caroline and the Comic (1996) ... Leo Ladman
 1996 Sisters (TV Series)
Morty Meyerhoff
- The Man That Got Away (1996) ... Morty Meyerhoff
 1995 Friends (TV Series)
Buddy Doyle
- The One Where Heckles Dies (1995) ... Buddy Doyle
 1995 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
Irv Goodwin
- Muddy for Nothing ... Irv Goodwin
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Art
- Sleepless in Chicago (1995) ... Art
 1994 Ed Wood
Soundman
 1993 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Neighbor
- Trust Me on This: Part 1 (1993) ... Neighbor
 1992 Down the Shore (TV Series)
Jackie
- Atlantic City (1992) ... Jackie
 1992 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series)
Danny
- Lady Luck (1992) ... Danny
 1991 Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever
Mr. Snotgrass
 1991 Life Stinks
Dirty Bum at Party
 1991 The Dark Backward
Syd
 1990 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- Real Estate Scam (1990) ... Mr. Johnson
 1990 83 Hours 'Til Dawn (TV Movie)
Morgan
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Harvey Gorsky
- The Visiting Priest Mystery (1990) ... Harvey Gorsky
 1989 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Shecky Lewis
- Take My Mama, Please (1989) ... Shecky Lewis
 1989 Shannon's Deal (TV Movie)
Pretzel (one of the Card Players)
 1988 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Mr. Avery
- The Beginning of the End (1988) ... Mr. Avery
 1988 Valerie (TV Series)
Stu
- Help Wanted (1988) ... Stu
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Herman Flax
- You've Come a Long Way, Baby (1987) ... Herman Flax
 1987 Flicks
Ogden Flood (segment 'House of the Living Corpse')
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Herb
- Enid Moves In (1986) ... Herb
 1986 Brothers (TV Series)
Bruno Bevo
- Iceman (1986) ... Bruno Bevo
 1986 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
Assassin with Knife
- Witless (1986) ... Assassin with Knife
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Buzzy Carelli
- A Very Happy Ending (1986) ... Buzzy Carelli
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Bert O'Banior
- Breathing Room (Pilot) (1986) ... Bert O'Banior
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Jeweler Joe Wilson
- Facets (1985) ... Jeweler Joe Wilson
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Coroner
- Somewhere Under the Rainbow (1985) ... Coroner
 1985 Appointment with Fear
Norman
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Sam the Counterman
- Random Target (1984) ... Sam the Counterman
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Mr. Jonathan Graham
- Whatever Happened to Guts? (1984) ... Mr. Jonathan Graham
 1984 Automan (TV Series)
Bookie
- Death by Design (1984) ... Bookie
 1983 Just Our Luck (TV Series)
- No Holds Barred (1983)
 1983 Small & Frye (TV Series)
Old Sailor
- Small and Frye (1983) ... Old Sailor
 1983 The Sting II
Ring Announcer
 1983 I Take These Men (TV Movie)
Rabbi Silverberg
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Butler
- Rich and Hartless (1982) ... Butler
 1982 Police Squad! (TV Series)
Joey
 1982 Dallas (TV Series)
The Emcee
- Anniversary (1982) ... The Emcee
 1981 Advice to the Lovelorn (TV Movie)
Drape Man
 1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Fast Freddie Nichols
- That's Show Biz (1981) ... Fast Freddie Nichols
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Kelly
- Sharks (1981) ... Kelly
 1981 Circle of Power
David Arnold
 1980 Ladies' Man (TV Series)
Detective Cerrone
- The Mugger (1980) ... Detective Cerrone
 1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Skipper
- Equinox (1980) ... Skipper
 1977-1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Freddy / Sammy
- Indoctrination in Evil (1979) ... Freddy
- Run Away to Terror (1977) ... Sammy
 1979 Love at First Bite
Billy
 1978 Bud and Lou (TV Movie)
Gene Duffy
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Louis the Lithuanian
- The Deadly Sting (1978) ... Louis the Lithuanian
 1978 Coming Attractions
Bartender
 1978 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
- Who's on First? (1978)
 1977 Mad Bull (TV Movie)
Eddie Creech
 1977 Kill Me If You Can (TV Movie)
Prisoner
 1976 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Peanut Vendor
- To Kill an Angel (1976) ... Peanut Vendor
 1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Timmy
- The Winning Ticket (1976) ... Timmy
 1976 Columbo (TV Series)
Director
- Fade in to Murder (1976) ... Director
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Harry
- Escape Artist (1975) ... Harry
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
Man in Car
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Cabbie
- Valerie of the Dolls (1969) ... Cabbie
 1967 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Clarence Quimby
- Sue the Pants Off 'Em (1967) ... Clarence Quimby
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Dinky Moore
- Dead End on Flugel Street (1965) ... Dinky Moore
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Pete
- Sixteen Hours to Chicago (1965) ... Pete
 1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Doyle
- Don't Shake the Family Tree (1963) ... Mr. Doyle (as Dan Dayton)
 1960 The Witness (TV Series)
Witness
- Bugsy Siegel (1960) ... Witness
 1956-1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
MSgt. Coogan / MSgt. J. J. Coogan / Buddy Bickford / ...
- Bilko's Vampire (1958) ... MSgt. Coogan
- Bilko's Insurance Company (1958) ... MSgt. J. J. Coogan (uncredited)
- Bilko Retires from Gambling (1958) ... MSgt. Coogan
- Bilko's TV Pilot (1958) ... MSgt. Coogan
- Operation Love (1958) ... MSgt. Coogan
 1956 Stanley (TV Series)
Petey
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Petey
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- A Star Lights Up (1955)
 1955 Guys and Dolls
Rusty Charlie (as Dan Dayton)
 1955 Allen in Movieland (TV Movie)
Sam Sampson
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Dr. Lusk
- Breath of Life (1955) ... Dr. Lusk (as Dan Dayton)
 1955 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
First Postman
- The Missing Stamp (1955) ... First Postman (as Dan Dayton)
 1952 The Turning Point
Roy Ackerman
 1952 Dagmar's Canteen (TV Series)
Sketch artist
- Episode dated 19 April 1952 (1952) ... Sketch artist
 1951 No Questions Asked
Harry Dycker (as Dan Dayton)
 1951 The Enforcer
Digger (uncredited)
 1950 At War with the Army
Supply Sgt. Miller (as Dan Dayton)
 1950 Joey Faye's Frolics (TV Series)
Regular
 1949 The Arrow Show (TV Series)
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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He replaced Zero Mostel in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" on Broadway and then directed and appeared in the show's national touring company. See more »

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Graduated from the New York University's School of Journalism, but opted for a career as actor/director on Broadway. He started on Broadway producing and acting in shows for the Army during World War II. He was not only in the film of 'Guys And Dolls', but also directed and starred in the national touring company as Nathan Detroit opposite Betty Grable. He was also known for 'A Funny Thing ... See more »

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