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Dayton Callie (born 1946)[2] is an American actor, best known for playing Charlie Utter on HBO's Deadwood, former Police Chief Wayne Unser on Sons of Anarchy, and Jeremiah Otto on AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. He has also voiced Whitaker in Valve's Left 4 Dead 2, appeared in Halloween II, and had small roles in episodes of The Unit and Seinfeld. He was also in two episodes of the short-lived NBC series The Cape as the Mayor, and had a three-episode arc on CSI.

Dayton Callie
Dayton Callie by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Born1946 (age 72–73)
Newark, New Jersey, United States[1]
OccupationActor, screenwriter
Years active1984–present
Known forDeadwood
Sons of Anarchy
Fear the Walking Dead


Personal lifeEdit

Callie is a naval veteran, having served during the Vietnam War.[3][better source needed]



Year Title Role Notes
1984 Preppies Breakdancer
1989 Alien Space Avenger Sleazy Navy Vet Uncredited
1990 Going Under General Confusion
1995 The Last Word Encee
1995 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Crazy Elijah
1996 The Last Days of Frankie the Fly Vic Also screenwriter
1997 Volcano Roger Lapher
1997 Executive Target Bela Also screenwriter[4]
1997 Lesser Prophets Bernie
2001 Boss of Bosses Aniello Dellacroce
2002 Derailed Lars
2002 Undisputed Yank Lewis
2002 Turn of Faith Patty Murphy
2003 Ash Tuesday Uncle Louie
2005 Break a Leg Saul Rubin
2007 7-10 Split Mr. Baxter
2007 The Pink Conspiracy Beaver
2007 The Final Season Mr. Stewart
2008 New Orleans, Mon Amour Utterman
2009 Halloween II Coroner Hooks
2011 Few Options Warden Winslow
2012 The Devil's Carnival Ticket Keeper
2012 The Motel Life Uncle Gary
2015 Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival Ticket Keeper
2016 Abbatoir Jebediah Crone
2018 City of Lies Lt. O'Shea


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Kate & Allie Customer #2 Episode: "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
1987 At Mother's Request Citipostal Worker TV movie
1989 Valerie's Family Orderly Episode: "License to Drive"
1989 Adam-12 Bar Owner Episode: "Going Home"
1990 Beauty and the Beast Hitman Episode: "Invictus"
1990 Falcon Crest Man #1 Episode: "Finding Lauren"
1990 Growing Pains Otis Episode: "Midnight Cowboy"
1990 DEA Cord Episode: "Bloodsport"
1990 Law & Order Monaghan Episode: "Poison Ivy"
1990 Return to Green Acres Bull Dozer Driver TV movie
1991 Gabriel's Fire Uniformed Officer Episode: "Belly of the Beast"
1992 Room for Two Uncredited Episode: "My Right Foot"
1992 Reasonable Doubts Sergio Episode: "Moment of Doubt"
1993 Murphy Brown Security Guard Episode: "Bump in the Night"
1994 The Nanny The Sergeant Episode: "The Nanny Napper"
1995 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning Monroe TV movie
1995 Tyson Sportswriter #1 TV movie
1995 Body Language Frank DeMarco TV movie
1995 VR.5 Uncredited Episode: "Escape"
1995 Deadly Games Cop Episode: "Motivational Speaker"
1995 NYPD Blue Larry Sinks Episode: "A Murder with Teeth in It"
1997 Ellen The Father of the Gay Son Episode: "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah"
1997 Profiler Uncredited Episode: "Power Corrupts"
1997 Michael Hayes Uncredited Episode: "Retribution"
1998 Seinfeld Cabbie Episode: "The Puerto Rican Day"
1998 Buddy Faro Tommy Fusco Episode: "Pilot"
1998 The Tony Danza Show Uncle Lou Episode: "A Christmas Story"
1998 Vengeance Unlimited Chuck Bidally 2 episodes
1999 NYPD Blue Gary Zancanelli Episode: "Show and Tell"
1999 It's Like, You Know... Convict #2 Episode: "The Conversation"
2000 Becker Leo Arnold Episode: "One Angry Man"
2000 The Practice Francis Lupino Episode: "The Deal"
2001 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family Ed Linson Episode: "Vegas Mother's Day: Part 2"
2001 Roswell Joey Firrini 2 episodes
2001 Boss of Bosses Neil Dellacroce TV movie
2002 Touched by an Angel Rocco Episode: "Forever Young"
2002 Port Charles Landlord 2 episodes
2002 The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Tony-Florist Episode: "Flower Shop"
2002 Women vs. Men Pizza Man TV movie
2002 Nancy Drew Desk Cop #1 TV movie
2003 L.A. Dragnet Peter Carey Episode: "The Brass Ring"
2003 CSI: Miami Adams-Parole Officer Episode: "Grave Young Men"
2003 Judging Amy Officer Curtis Episode: "CSO: Hartford"
2004–2006 Deadwood Charlie Utter 33 episodes
2006 The Closer Martin DeLuca Episode: "Overkill"
2006–2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Ernie Dell 3 episodes
2007 John from Cincinnati Steady Freddie Lopez 9 episodes
2007 K-Ville Angelo Dante Episode: "Boulet in a China Shop"
2008–2014 Sons of Anarchy Wayne Unser 80 episodes
2009 The Unit Middle Aged Man Episode: "The Last Nazi"
2009 In Plain Sight Episode: "Who's Bugging Mary?"
2011 The Cape Mayor Stewart Welkins 2 episodes
2012 The Booth at the End Jack 5 episodes
2013 Archer Veterinarian (voice) Episode: "Coyote Lovely"
2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Judge Dolan Episode: "Jersey Breakdown"
2016–2017 Fear the Walking Dead Jeremiah Otto Guest (Season 2)
Main role (Season 3)
8 episodes
2019 Deadwood: The Movie Charlie Utter TV movie

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Voice
2009 Left 4 Dead 2 Whitaker
Additional voices

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Deadwood Nominated


  1. ^ "Dayton Callie Talks Abattoir, Fear the Walking Dead, and More! - Dread Central". Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  2. ^ "The Last Days of Frankie the Fly". Retrieved April 14, 2013.
  3. ^ "Sons of Anarchy Bring Smiles to the Pacific". USO. March 21, 2013. Retrieved January 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "Dayton Callie: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved December 5, 2013.

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