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 Dan Barton

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Dan Barton

  • Birth 20 Sep 1921 USA
  • Death 13 Dec 2009 Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 45760451

Actor. Born Daniel Burton, he started his career in Chicago in the 1930s, on the radio series "Skippy". During World War II he was a member of the US Army Special Services, entertaining troops in the European arena. After the war he appeared in the Broadway road stage production of "Mr. Roberts" before settling in Los Angeles in 1949. With the advent of television in the 1950s, he had successful career as a versatile character performer for the next three decades. He was a regular on numerous series such as "Playhouse 90", "Zane Grey Theater", "Bonanza", "Barnaby Jones", "The F.B.I.", "Ironside", "McCloud", "The Streets of San Francisco", "The Rockford Files", "Battlestar Galactica" and "Quincy M.E.". He was also a voice actor, narrating documentaries, commercials to include Northrup Aviation, Nike, Coca Cola and the voice-over work for Republicans Arnold Schwarzenegger and Elizabeth Dole. Cause of death, heart failure.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 24 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45760451
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dan Barton (20 Sep 1921–13 Dec 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45760451, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Unknown.