Mitchell Danton Biography, Age,Books, Mother’s Death and News

Mitchell Danton Biography

Mitchell Danton was an editor on several television pilots, including “Saving Grace,” starring Holly Hunter and “Conspiracy, starring Lisa Sheridan. He also edited the well-reviewed miniseries, “The Kill Point” for Spike TV starring John Leguizamo and Donnie Wahlberg in the summer of 2007. He is the son of the late actor/ director Ray Danton and actress Julie Adams (best remembered as the lovely Kay in the Universal Classic “Creature From The Black Lagoon)”

Mitchell Danton Age

Mitchell Danton was born in the year 1962 in Burbank, California, United States. He is 57 years as of 2018.

Mitchell Danton Wife

There is no mention of her wife and children yet. He has kept his relationship away from the social media.

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Mitchell Danton Parents | Mitchell Danton Siblings

He is born to the late Julie Adams and Ray Danton. Mitchell had one brother by name Steve Danton.

Mitchell Danton Career

Mitchell spent much of his childhood observing the editing process on television shows and movies that his father directed. The exposure inspired an early interest in film editing that led him to attend the USC School of Cinema/Television, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1990 and earned Phi Beta Kappa honors.

Mitchell has gone on to edit more than 200 hours of episodic television, including the Fox hit “Beverly Hills 1993, ” the Western, “Christy” and the WB critical darling “Dawson’s Creek.”

Mitchell has edited several television pilots, including “Saving Grace,” starring Holly Hunter and “Conspiracy, starring Lisa Sheridan. He also edited the well-reviewed miniseries, “The Kill Point” for Spike TV starring John Leguizamo and Donnie Wahlberg in the summer of 2007.

2008 brought Mitchell an opportunity to work in comedy. He edited several episodes of “In Plain Sight” starring Mary McCormack, an action/comedy for USA Network. After that, he worked on another 1-hour comedy series called “Greek,” for ABC Family. In 2011 he became an editor on the Peabody Award-winning drama series “Switched at Birth,” and edited numerous episodes during the show’s run.

Mitchell Danton Movies

Mitchell Danton is a stuntman and stunt actor who performed stunts in several episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager. Danton received no credit for his appearances. He is the younger brother of fellow Deep Space Nine stuntman Steve Danton and was born to actor and director Ray Danton and actress Julie Adams.

Danton has also performed stunts in the 1992 science fiction comedy Mom and Dad Save the World (alongside Chuck Borden, George Colucci, B.J. Davis, Christopher Doyle, Ken Lesco, Irving E. Lewis, Rosine “Ace” Hatem, Dan Koko, Gene LeBell, Tom Morga, Frank Orsatti, Lynn Salvatori, and stunt coordinator Dennis Madalone) and in the 1994 action drama Direct Hit (with Nick Dimitri, Chuck Borden, Red Horton, Sonia Jo McDancer, Chuck Madalone, Joe Murphy, Mark Riccardi, and Patricia Tallman).

Mitchell Danton Mother’s Death 

Mitchell’s mother Julie Adams died early Sunday morning on February 3rd, 2019, in Los Angeles, California.

Actress Julie Adams, best known for her role as Kay Lawrence in the beloved 1954 monster movie Creature from the Black Lagoon, has died at the age of 92. Adams’ son Mitchell Danton told The Hollywood Reporter that Adams died early Sunday morning in Los Angeles.

Her many other credits included 1965’s Elvis Presley-starring Tickle Me, Dennis Hopper’s 1971 film The Last Movie, the TV show Murder, She Wrote, and 2006’s Oliver Stone-directed World Trade Center.

Those who have paid tribute to Adams include Patton Oswalt and director Guillermo del Toro, whose Oscar-winning film The Shape of Water was clearly influenced by Creature from the Black Lagoon.

“I mourn Julie Adams passing,” wrote del Toro on Twitter. “It hurts in a place deep in me, where monsters swim.”

Mitchell Danton Books

Mitchell Danton along with her late mother Julie Adams authored a book on Adams life and career, The Lucky Southern Star: Reflections From The Black Lagoon, which was published in 2011. A limited test print run (100 copies) – with an interview DVD – of the audio book version has been completed. Mitchell serves as producer.

Mitchell wrote a book about film editing in 2015 called “Cutting It in Hollywood.” A year after he became an editor on the Bravo comedy-drama series “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.” He also edited the indie film, “Cowboy Drifter,” which appeared in festivals in 2017.

Mitchell Danton  Net worth

His net worth is still under review as of 2018.

Mitchell Danton Awards

Mitchell was nominated for several Prime time Emmy Awards for outstanding picture editing for his work on the hit reality show “Survivor.” In 2007, he won an ACE Eddie Award and a Prime Emmy Award for the controversial ABC miniseries, “The Path to 9/11.”

Mitchell Danton News

Creature from the Black Lagoon Icon Julie Adams Dies at 92

Update: February 04, 2019 

Adams died early Sunday morning in Los Angeles, her son Mitchell Danton confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter

Iconic horror movie actress Julie Adams, who starred as Kay Lawrence in Creature from the Black Lagoon, has died. She was 92.

Adams died early Sunday morning in Los Angeles, her son Mitchell Danton confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

She rose to fame as the woman who wore a white, one-piece bathing suit to take a dip in a lagoon in the 1954 film as the Gill-man beneath copied her every movie. The scene was often recreated in movies like Jaws and The Shape of Water.

According to Adams’ website, while the actress will certainly live on in horror canon, she also made substantial contributions to the Western movie genre over her lifetime and worked with many big names, including Jimmy Stewart, Rock Hudson, Charlton Heston, Elvis Presley, John Wayne and more.

Some of her more memorable titles include, Tickle Me (1965); The Last Movie (1971); McQ (1974); The Underwater City (1962); The Killer Inside Me (1976); The Fifth Floor (1978); Champions (1984); and Catchfire(1990).

She was married to actor and director Ray Danton from 1954 to 1981. Afterward, she dated film and TV writer Ronald M. Cohen until he died in 1998, according to Deadline.

Adams is survived by her two sons, Steve and Michael Danton, and her four grandchildren.

Source: people.com

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