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Crahan Denton (born Arthur Denton, March 20, 1914 – December 4, 1966) (pronunciation: "kran") was an American stage and television actor. One of his most famous film roles was in To Kill A Mockingbird where he portrays "Walter Cunningham," a client of the main character, Atticus Finch, and the leader of a mob which attempts to lynch another of Finch's clients.
From 1945 until his death in 1966, Denton starred in many films, including The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery, The Parent Trap, Birdman of Alcatraz, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Bus Riley's Back in Town. He was also a guest star on many television shows, including Bonanza, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, The Fugitive, The Donna Reed Show, (1962 episode Once Upon a Timepiece).
In 1966, Denton died after suffering a heart attack in Piedmont, California. He was 52 years old at the time of his untimely death.
|Crime, Inc.||1945||Vannie Denton||Uncredited|
|The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery||1959||John Egan|
|The Young One||1960||Jackson|
|The Parent Trap||1961||Hecky|
|Walk on the Wild Side||1962||Bit Part||Uncredited|
|Birdman of Alcatraz||1962||Kramer|
|To Kill a Mockingbird||1962||Walter Cunningham Sr.|
|Captain Newman, M.D.||1963||Major Snowden|
|Bus Riley's Back in Town||1965||Spencer|
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