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Mitchell Danton was born in Burbank, California and grew up in the Hollywood Hills. He's the son of the late actor/director Ray Danton and actress Julie Adams (best remembered as the lovely Kay in the Universal classic "Creature From The Black Lagoon").

Mitchell spent much of his childhood observing the editing process on television shows and movies that his father directed. This inspired an early interest in film editing that led him to attend the USC School of Cinema/Television, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1990, and earned Phi Beta Kappa honors.

Since his graduation, Mitchell has gone on to edit more than 150 hours of episodic television, including the Fox hit "Beverly Hills, 90210," the Western, "Christy" and the WB critical darling "Dawson's Creek."

Mitchell was an editor on several television pilots, including "Saving Grace," starring Holly Hunter and "Conspiracy, starring Lisa Sheridan. He also edited the well-reviewed miniseries, "The Kill Point" for Spike TV starring John Leguizamo and Donnie Wahlberg in the summer of 2007.

Mitchell was nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for outstanding picture editing for his work on the hit reality show "Survivor."

In 2007, Mitchell won an ACE Eddie Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for the controversial ABC miniseries, "The Path to 9/11."

2008 brought Mitchell an opportunity to work in comedy. He edited several episodes of "In Plain Sight" starring Mary McCormack, an action/comedy for USA Network. After that, he worked on another 1-hour comedy series called "Greek," for ABC Family.

In 2011 he became an editor on the Peabody Award-winning drama series "Switched at Birth." He has edited numerous episodes during the show's run.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trade Mark (1)

Quick/dynamic editing style

Trivia (2)

Son of Ray Danton and Julie Adams.
Brother of Steve Danton.

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