Dayton Lummis


Biography

Dayton Lummis was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Lummis started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Man in the Dark" (1953), the Marlon Brando dramatic adaptation "Julius Caesar" (1953) and "All I Desire" (1953). He also appeared in the adventure "The Golden Blade" (1953) with Rock Hudson, the Edmond O'Brien action film "China Venture" (1953) and the J...

Biography

Dayton Lummis was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Lummis started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Man in the Dark" (1953), the Marlon Brando dramatic adaptation "Julius Caesar" (1953) and "All I Desire" (1953). He also appeared in the adventure "The Golden Blade" (1953) with Rock Hudson, the Edmond O'Brien action film "China Venture" (1953) and the James Stewart biopic "The Glenn Miller Story" (1954). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Leo Gorcey comedy "High Society" (1955), the biopic "Prince of Players" (1955) with Richard Burton and the drama "The Prodigal" (1955) with Lana Turner. He also appeared in the Richard Egan dramatic adaptation "The View From Pompey's Head" (1955). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the Henry Fonda crime picture "The Wrong Man" (1956), "Monkey on My Back" (1957) and "The Music Box Kid" (1960). He also appeared in the historical feature "Spartacus" (1960) with Kirk Douglas and "Beauty and the Beast" (1962) with Joyce Taylor. Lummis more recently acted in "Jack the Giant Killer" (1962). Lummis passed away in March 1988 at the age of 85.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Beauty and the Beast (1963)
Count Roderick
Jack the Giant Killer (1962)
King Mark
Deadly Duo (1962)
Thorne Fletcher
Flight That Disappeared (1961)
Dr. Morris
Spartacus (1960)
Symmachus
Elmer Gantry (1960)
Eddington
The Music Box Kid (1960)
Father Gorman
From Hell to Texas (1958)
Padre
Monkey on My Back (1957)
McAvoy
The Wrong Man (1957)
Judge Groat
The Spoilers (1956)
Wheaton
Over-Exposed (1956)
Horace Sutherland
Showdown at Abilene (1956)
Jack Bedford
The Bad Seed (1956)
Doctor
The First Texan (1956)
[Stephen] Austin
A Man Called Peter (1955)
Scottish policeman
The Cobweb (1955)
Dr. Chase
My Sister Eileen (1955)
Mr. Wallace
The Prodigal (1955)
Caleb
The View from Pompey's Head (1955)
Charles Barlowe
Prince of Players (1955)
English doctor
High Society (1955)
H. Stuyvesant Jones
Sudden Danger (1955)
Raymond Wilkins
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
General Douglas MacArthur
The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
Col. Spaulding
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
Magistrate
The Yellow Mountain (1954)
Geraghty
Loophole (1954)
Jim Starling
Return to Treasure Island (1954)
Captain Flint
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Uncle Lloyd
The Golden Blade (1953)
Munkar
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Justice of the peace
Julius Caesar (1953)
Messala
The Mississippi Gambler (1953)
Sanford
The President's Lady (1953)
Dr. Day
Port Sinister (1953)
Mr. Lennox
China Venture (1953)
Dr. Masterson
Man in the Dark (1953)
Dr. Marston
Sword of Venus (1953)
Doctor
All I Desire (1953)
Col. Underwood
Dragon's Gold (1953)
Donald McCutcheon
The Winning Team (1952)
Graham McNamee
Because of You (1952)
Philip Arnold
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)
Chairman
Something for the Birds (1952)
Speaker
Les Miserables (1952)
Defense lawyer

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