Crahan Denton was an American stage and television actor.
He was born in Seattle, Washington, United States.
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, and The Fugitive.
In 1960, he also co-starred in an unsold pilot titled, "Mountain Man" about a Rocky Mountain fur trading station in the 1840s.
Denton made two guest appearances on the CBS courtroom drama series Perry Mason, including the role of murder victim Frank Jarrett in the 1960 episode, "The Case of the Nimble Nephew."
In 1966, Denton died after suffering a heart attack in Piedmont, California.