Danny Dayton

Danny Dayton (born Daniel David Segall, November 20, 1923 – February 6, 1999) was an American actor and television director. Beginning in the 1950s, he played many roles in film and on TV. He had a recurring role as Hank Pivnik on All in the Family and had guest roles in M*A*S*H, The Incredible Hulk, Charlie's Angels and The Love Boat.

Danny Dayton
Danny Dayton (cropped).jpg
Born
Daniel David Segall

(1923-11-20)November 20, 1923
DiedFebruary 6, 1999(1999-02-06) (aged 75)
Other namesDan Dayton
OccupationActor, television director
Years active1949 – 1999
Spouse(s)Dagmar (? - ?)
Arlene (1963 - February 6, 1999) (his death)
Panelists on TV game show Keep Talking (1959). From top: Merv Griffin, Morey Amsterdam, Jayne Meadows and Danny Dayton

Dayton graduated from the school of journalism at New York University, before turning to acting.[1] In addition to acting, Dayton also directed episodes of Occasional Wife, Here's Lucy, and the short-lived series Good Morning World.

On February 6, 1999, Dayton died of emphysema in Los Angeles, California.[1]

FilmographyEdit

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1950 At War with the Army Supply Sgt. Miller A Martin & Lewis comedy; credited as Dan Dayton
1951 The Enforcer Digger Uncredited
1951 No Questions Asked Harry Dycker
1952 The Turning Point Roy Ackerman
1955 Guys and Dolls Rusty Charlie
1970 Which Way to the Front? Man in Car A Jerry Lewis comedy
1978 Loose Shoes Bartender Alternative titles: Coming Attractions and Quackers
1979 Love At First Bite Billy, first bellboy
1981 Circle of Power David Arnold
1983 The Sting II Ring Announcer
1985 Appointment with Fear Norman
1987 Flicks Ogden Flood (segment 'House of the Living Corpse')
1991 The Dark Backward Syd
Life Stinks Dirty Bum at Party
Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever Mr. Snotgrass
1994 Ed Wood Soundman
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1950 Joey Faye's Frolics Himself 2 episodes
1956–1958 The Phil Silvers Show Sergeant Coogan 7 episodes
1969 The United States Steel Hour Mr. Doyle 1 episode
1965 The Nurses Pete 1 episode
1967 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Clarence Quimby 1 episode
1969 Get Smart Cabbie 1 episode
1975 Barney Miller Harry 1 episode
1976 Sanford and Son Timmy 1 episode
1976–1979 All in the Family Hank Pivnik 15 episodes
1977–1979 Barnaby Jones Sammy / Freddy 2 episodes
1978 Wonder Woman Louis the Lithuanian 1 episode
1979–1980 Archie Bunker's Place Hank Pivnik 10 episodes
1980 The Incredible Hulk Skipper 1 episode
1981 CHiPs Kelly 1 episode
M*A*S*H Fast Freddie 1 episode
1982 Police Squad! Joey 1 episode
1984 Automan Bookie 1 episode
Airwolf Sam the Counterman 1 episode
1985 Simon & Simon Jeweler Joe Wilson 1 episode
1986 You Again? Herb 1 episode
The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Buzzy Carelli 1 episode
Sledge Hammer! Assassin with knife 1 episode
1988 The Hogan Family Stu 1 episode
The Facts of Life Mr. Avery 1 episode
1988–1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show Mr. Peck 4 episodes
1989 Mama's Family Shecky Lewis 1 episode
1990 Father Dowling Mysteries Harvey Gorsky 1 episode
1992 Down the Shore Jackie 1 episode
1995 ER Art 1 episode
Friends Buddy Doyle 1 episode
1996 Sisters Morty Meyerhoff 1 episode
Caroline in the City Leo Ladman 1 episode
1997 The Nanny Keith Rosenstein 1 episode
Mad About You Old Man #1 1 episode
Mike Hammer, Private Eye Laddie Buck 1 episode
1999 Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane Uncle Sy 1 episode, (final appearance)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Danny Dayton, 75, Actor and Director", The New York Times, February 12, 1999. Accessed November 6, 2007.

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