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Ray Danton (1931–1992)


Handsome and smooth natured leading man who often played oily individuals, Ray Danton was born in New York and dramatically trained at Carnegie Tech. First debuted on-screen as a moody Native American in Chief Crazy Horse (1955) and regularly guest-starred in many 1950s TV shows including Playhouse 90 (1956), Wagon Train (1957), and 77 Sunset Strip... See full bio »

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Known For

I'll Cry Tomorrow
I'll Cry Tomorrow David Tredman
(1955)
The Longest Day
The Longest Day Capt. Frank
(1962)
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond Jack 'Legs' Diamond
(1960)
Vietnam War Story
(1987)

Filmography

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 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Nick DeMarco
 1977 The Feather and Father Gang (TV Series)
Big Jim
 1976 Our Man Flint: Dead on Target (TV Movie)
Derek Flint
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Ralph Carson
 1975 Sixpack Annie
Mr. O'Meyer (as Raymond Danton)
 1975 Psychic Killer
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Chester Sierra
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
 1975 Apache Blood
Yellow Shirt
 1975 Caribe (TV Series)
Reese
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
Rodale
 1970-1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Colby / Akamai / Jimmy
 1973-1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Alex Brennan / Earl Dakin
 1974 The Manhunter (TV Series)
 1974 The Centerfold Girls
Perry
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
Al Dancer
 1972-1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Chuck Mason / Stokes
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Johnny Landres
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Royce
 1973 Runaway! (TV Movie)
Prof. Jack Dunn
 1972 A Very Missing Person (TV Movie)
Capt. Westering
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Joe Melcor (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
 1971 Nichols (TV Series)
Juan
 1971 Banyon (TV Series)
Victor Pappas
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Josh Ferris
 1970 Triangle
Carlo Di Fermi
 1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Glen Frye
 1970 Dan August (TV Series)
Andriotti
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Kane Walker (segment "Love and Mr. Nice Guy")
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Secretary Ramon Ortega
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Avery Corman
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Pietro Bertelli
 1968 Die grosse Treibjagd
Mark / Marco Anderson
 1968 Hello Glen Ward, House Dick
Glen Ward
 1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Reed Clayton
 1967 Lucky, el intrépido
Lucky
 1967 Si muore solo una volta
Mike Gold
 1967 Ballata da un miliardo
Big Joe Martin
 1966 Secret Agent Super Dragon
Bryan Cooper / Super Dragon
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Vincent Carver
 1965 Honey West (TV Series)
Sonny
 1965 Code Name: Jaguar
Jeff Larson
 1964 Sandokan alla riscossa
Sandokan
 1958-1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Zeb Stark / Robert Kincaid / Monty Britton
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Jess Malloy
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Martin Royale
 1964 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Jere Fryer
 1963 Redigo (TV Series)
Jeff Burton
 1962-1963 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Brig Hazard / Robert Mason
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Hugo Petra
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Four Thumbs
 1963 FBI Code 98 (TV Movie)
Fred Vitale
 1962 Wide Country (TV Series)
Warren Price
 1962 The Virginian (TV Series)
Lt. Steve Hamilton
 1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Vince Jackson
 1962 The Chapman Report
Fred Linden
 1962 The Longest Day
Capt. Frank
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Magnus Repp
 1961 A Majority of One
Jerry Black
 1961 The George Raft Story
George Raft
 1961 Portrait of a Mobster
'Legs' Diamond
 1960-1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Harry Shayne / 'Dandy' Dan Brady
 1958-1961 Bronco (TV Series)
Fred Larkin / Bill Magrider
 1961 A Fever in the Blood
Attorney Clem Marker
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Don Felipe Archuleta
 1960 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Marshal Al Lestrade
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Danny Rome / Marty Hartman
 1959-1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Yawkey / Len Farrell
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Mark Hamilton / Barry Logan
 1959-1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Nifty Cronin
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Kane
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Duke Powell
 1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond
Jack 'Legs' Diamond
 1960 Ice Palace
Bay Husack
 1959 Yellowstone Kelly
Sayapi - Gall's Nephew
 1957-1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Duke McGann / Blacky Rude
 1959 The Big Operator
Oscar 'The Executioner' Wetzel
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Tonio
 1959 The Beat Generation
Stan Hess
 1958-1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Johnny Manetti / Velasquez
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
Ralph Drake
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Robert Mason
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Nick Slade
 1958 Tarawa Beachhead
Lt. Joel Brady
 1958 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Spade Stuart
 1958 Onionhead
Ensign Dennis Higgins
 1958 Decision (TV Series)
 1956-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Ben
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Eric Bartholomew / Co-Pilot
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
John Howard
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Callaghan
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series)
Clem Reese
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Antonio
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1957 The Night Runner
Roy Turner
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Bob / David Douglas
 1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me
Off-Screen Reporter (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Outside the Law
John Conrad, alias Johnny Salvo
 1955 I'll Cry Tomorrow
David Tredman
 1955 The Spoilers
Blackie
 1955 The Looters
Pete Corder
 1955 Chief Crazy Horse
Little Big Man
 1955 The Pirate and the Lawyer (TV Movie)
Jean Lafitte
 1954 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
 1953 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
Coles
Show Show Director (23 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
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Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Mr. Roberts", London, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

R. Danton | Raymond Danton

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

His companion at the time of his death was actress Jeannie Austin, who was cast in a couple of TV episodes Ray directed, including Magnum, P.I. (1980). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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