On This Day … 20 November [2022]

People (Births)

  • 1923 – Danny Dayton, American actor and director (d. 1999).
  • 1979 – Jacob Pitts, American actor.

Danny Dayton

Danny Dayton (born Daniel David Segall, 20 November 1923 to 06 February 1999) was an American actor and television director. Beginning in the 1950s, he played many roles in film and on TV. He had a recurring role as Hank Pivnik on All in the Family and had guest roles in M*A*S*H, The Incredible Hulk, Charlie’s Angels and The Love Boat.

Dayton graduated from the school of journalism at New York University, before turning to acting. In addition to acting, Dayton also directed episodes of Occasional Wife, Here’s Lucy, and the short-lived series Good Morning World.

On 06 February 1999, Dayton died of emphysema in Los Angeles, California.

Jacob Pitts

Jacob Rives Pitts (born 20 November 1979) is an American television, film and stage actor. His most notable performances were as Cooper Harris in the film EuroTrip (2004), as Bill “Hoosier” Smith in the HBO miniseries The Pacific (2010), and as US Marshal Tim Gutterson on the FX television drama Justified (2010-2015). He appeared in the play Where Do We Live at the Vineyard Theatre in May 2004. Pitts has also appeared in TV shows such as Law & Order, Ed and Sex and the City. He had a recurring role in the first season of The Sinner and is currently starring as Lance Lord in the crime drama series Sneaky Pete.

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