Celebrity Photo

Dayton Lummis

Highest Rated: 100% All I Desire (1953)

Lowest Rated: 75% Jack the Giant Killer (1962)

Birthday: Aug 8, 1903

Birthplace: Summit, New Jersey, USA

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.

Highest rated movies

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
All I Desire
Jack the Giant Killer

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 38% Beauty and the Beast Roderick (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Deadly Duo Thorne Fletcher (Character) - 1962
75% 61% Jack the Giant Killer King Mark (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Flight That Disappeared Dr. Morris (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Music Box Kid Father Gorman (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Showdown at Abilene Jack Bedford (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 18% The Spoilers Wheaton (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 33% Over-Exposed Horace Sutherland (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 43% The First Texan Stephen Austin (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 32% The Prodigal Caleb (Character) - 1955
100% 62% The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell General Douglas MacArthur (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet High Society H. Stuyvesant Jones (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 25% Loophole Jim Starling (Character) - 1954
100% 74% All I Desire Col. Underwood (Character) - 1953

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Mr. Holmby (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961 1963 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1962-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dakotas Clayton Emory (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Guy Winters (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1960 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sugarfoot Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Judge (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law of the Plainsman Unknown (Character) 1959-1960
No Score Yet 98% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1956 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet G.E. Theater Arnold Hoffman (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Screen Directors Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jeff's Collie Unknown (Guest Star) 1954-1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Dr. Walter Stewart (Guest Star) 1954-1955
No Score Yet 98% I Love Lucy Mel Eaton (Guest Star) 1953-1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Letter to Loretta Unknown (Character) 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1953