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Yancy Butler


Yancy Butler was born and grew up in Greenwich Village, New York City during the 1970s, so it's not unusual that she chose to be an actor, being third generation showbiz. Her father is Joe Butler, the lead singer and drummer for the reunited Lovin' Spoonful; her step-mother, Kim, was a company manager for Broadway shows, and her grandparents were ... See full bio »
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Known For

Kick-Ass
Kick-Ass Angie D'Amico
(2010)
Kick-Ass 2
Kick-Ass 2 Mrs. D'Amico
(2013)
Witchblade
Witchblade Det. Sara 'Pez' Pezzini / Aras
(2001-2002)
Hard Target
Hard Target Natasha 'Nat' Binder
(1993)

Filmography

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 2017/I Legacy (post-production)
Laura Consolo
 2017 Witness Protection (TV Movie) (post-production)
Susan
  Mee and McGee (pre-production)
Mee's Mother
 2017 Blue Lives Matter
Dr. Penelope Lang
 2017 Death Race 2050
Alexis Hamilton
 2017 Boyfriend Killer
Carrie Ellington
 2017 Zer0-Tolerance
Hannah Sag
 2015 Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (TV Movie)
Reba
 2013 Hansel & Gretel Get Baked
Officer Hart
 2012 Shark Week
Elena
 2011 Rage of the Yeti (TV Movie)
Villers
 2011 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Aunt Jodie
- Blood for Blood (2011) ... Aunt Jodie
 2010 Lake Placid 3 (TV Movie)
Reba
 2009 Wolvesbayne (TV Movie)
Lilith
 2008 Vote and Die: Liszt for President
Ann Barklely
 2007 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Ava Jenkins / Ava
- Episode #1.13083 (2007) ... Ava Jenkins
- Episode #1.13079 (2007) ... Ava Jenkins
- Episode #1.13078 (2007) ... Ava Jenkins
- Episode #1.13077 (2007) ... Ava Jenkins
- Episode #1.13074 (2007) ... Ava Jenkins
 2006 Striking Range
Emily Johanson
 2006 Basilisk: The Serpent King (TV Movie)
Hannah
 2006 Double Cross (TV Movie)
Kathy Swanson
 2004 The Last Letter
Ms. Toney / Alicia Cromwell
 2003 The Lyon's Den (TV Series)
Sandra Previn
- Ex (2003) ... Sandra Previn
 2000 Doomsday Man
Kate
 2000 Thin Air (TV Movie)
Lisa St. Claire
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Veronica Hulka
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
Treva
- Officer Involved (2000) ... Treva
- 32 Bullets and a Broken Heart (2000) ... Treva
 1999 The Witness Files
Sandy Dickinson
 1998 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Tourist #3
- Iron Curtain (1998) ... Tourist #3 (voice)
 1998 The Treat
Wendy
 1997 Annie's Garden
Lisa Miller
 1997 Ravager
Avedon Hammond
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Lisa Gerou
- Given the Heir (1997) ... Lisa Gerou
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Lucinda 'Lucy' Hastings
- I Love Lucy (1997) ... Lucinda 'Lucy' Hastings
 1997 The Ex
Deidre Kenyon
 1996 Fast Money
Francesca Marsh
 1995 Let It Be Me
Corinne
 1992 Grapevine (TV Series)
Karen
- The Lisa and Billy story (1992) ... Karen
 1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
Beverly Kern
- Misconception (1991) ... Beverly Kern
 1979 Savage Weekend
Little Girl (as Yancy Victoria Butler)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "How Sweet the Sound" (Playwright's Horizons). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Yancy Victoria Butler

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[When asked if she got any feedback from the comic book fans on her role in Witchblade] We have gotten great feedback from the comic book fans. We did that whole comic book tour circuit last summer, and the fans couldn't have been happier. There was definitely some pressure there because, unlike a lot of other comic book characters, my character had never had a voice. The first day you should ... See more »

Trivia:

In November 2003, she was ordered to enter a substance-abuse treatment program following her arrest for disorderly conduct after being found intoxicated and wandering in and out of traffic. See more »

Trademark:

Her unmistakable husky voice and big intense eyes

Nickname:

Fans like to call her simply: "YB"

Star Sign:

Cancer

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