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Dayton Callie Biography

Birth Place:
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Fast Facts

  • Made his movie debut in the 1984 comedy Preppies
  • Has appeared in a number of stage plays and was nominated for a Best Solo Performance Award by LA Weekly for his 1995 one-man show, The Participant
  • Wrote the screenplays for two movies released in 1996: the crime drama The Last Days of Frankie the Fly and the thriller Executive Target (also acted in both films)
  • Though known mostly for dramatic roles, he has appeared in such sitcoms as Kate & Allie, Murphy Brown, Ellen and Seinfeld
  • Worked with television-show creator David Milch on Deadwood, John From Cincinnati and NYPD Blue


  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated