RAY DANTON, 60, an actor and director whose career embraced film, theater and television, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of complications from a kidney ailment. He began acting at age 12 on the radio show Let's Pretend. Among his film credits are I'll Cry Tomorrow (1956) with Susan Hayward and The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960), in which he played the title role. His stage work included Tiger at the Gates, with Robert Ryan. In the early days of television, he appeared in dramatic roles on shows including Studio One and Playhouse 90.