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Bill Butler was born on April 7, 1921 in Cripple Creek, Colorado, USA as Wilmer C. Butler. He is known for his work on Jaws (1975), Grease (1978) and Rocky IV (1985). He has been married to Iris Butler since May 28, 1984. They have two children. He was previously married to Alma H. Smith. See full bio »

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Jaws Cinematographer
Grease Cinematographer
Rocky IV
Rocky IV Cinematographer
Rocky II
Rocky II Cinematographer


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 2009 Evil Angel
 2008 The Chauffeur
 2007 Redline (director of photography)
 2006 Funny Money
 2001 Frailty (director of photography)
 2000 Ropewalk
 1997 Deceiver (director of photography)
 1997 Anaconda
 1996 Flipper (director of photography)
 1993 Beethoven's 2nd (director of photography)
 1993 Cop & ½
 1993 Sniper (director of photography)
 1991 Hot Shots!
 1988 Child's Play (director of photography)
 1988 Wildfire
 1988 Biloxi Blues (director of photography)
 1986 Big Trouble
 1985 Rocky IV (director of photography)
 1985 Beer (director of photography)
 1983 The Sting II (director of photography)
 1982 Rocky III (director of photography)
 1981 Stripes (director of photography)
 1981 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (director of photography)
 1980 It's My Turn (director of photography)
 1980 Can't Stop the Music (director of photography)
 1979 Rocky II
 1978 Ice Castles (director of photography)
 1978 Grease (director of photography)
 1978 Damien: Omen II (director of photography)
 1977 Capricorn One (director of photography)
 1977 Demon Seed (director of photography)
 1976 Lipstick (director of photography)
 1975 Jaws (director of photography)
 1975 The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (as Wilmer C. Butler)
 1974 The Conversation (director of photography)
 1973 Running Wild
 1972 Hickey & Boggs (as Wilmer Butler)
 1972 Melinda (director of photography - as Wilmer C. Butler)
 1972 Deathmaster (as Wilmer C. Butler)
 1971 The Return of Count Yorga (director of photography)
 1971 Drive, He Said (director of photography)
 1970 Adam's Woman
 1969 The Rain People (as Wilmer Butler)
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