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David Butler (II) (1927–2006)

David Butler was born on November 12, 1927 in Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland as David Dalrymple Butler. He was a writer and actor, known for Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Lion of the Desert (1980) and Emergency-Ward 10 (1957). He was married to Mary McPhail and Norma Ronald. He died on May 27, 2006 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 78) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Jesus of Nazareth
(1977)
Lion of the Desert
(1980)
Emergency-Ward 10
(1958-1964)
Voyage of the Damned
(1976)

Filmography

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 1992 De terre et de sang (TV Movie)
 1986 Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (screenplay)
 1983 Partners in Crime (TV Series) (adapted by - 2 episodes)
- The Unbreakable Alibi (1983) ... (adapted by)
- The Affair of the Pink Pearl (1983) ... (adapted by)
 1983 The Scarlet and the Black (TV Movie) (written by)
 1982-1983 Marco Polo (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1983)
- Episode #1.7 (1983)
- Episode #1.6 (1983)
- Episode #1.5 (1983)
- Episode #1.4 (1982)
  We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 7 episodes, 1982) (writer - 6 episodes, 1982)
- The End of the Beginning (1982) ... (writer)
- Exceptional Circumstances (1982) ... (creator) / (writer)
- One Day at a Time (1982) ... (creator)
- Old Enough to Fight (1982) ... (creator)
- You'll Never Know (1982) ... (creator)
 1980 Lion of the Desert (additional material)
 1980 The Further Adventures of Oliver Twist (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Ends and Beginnings (1980) ... (writer)
- Old Flat 'At (1980) ... (writer)
- Three Card and Thimblerig (1980) ... (writer)
- Bye, 'Bye Bumble (1980) ... (writer)
- Up Up and Away (1980) ... (writer)
 1979 Bear Island (screenplay)
  Lillie (TV Mini-Series) (series developed by - 13 episodes, 1978) (written by - 9 episodes, 1978)
- Fifty Cents a Dance (1978) ... (series developed by)
- Sunset and Evening Star (1978) ... (series developed by) / (written by)
- Mr. Jersey (1978) ... (series developed by) / (written by)
- Home on the Range (1978) ... (series developed by) / (written by)
- America (1978) ... (series developed by)
 1978 Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Chief 1872-1881 (1978) ... (writer)
- The Great Game 1858-1872 (1978) ... (writer)
- Mary Anne (1978) ... (writer)
- Dizzy (1978) ... (writer)
 1978 Betzi (TV Movie) (adaptation)
  Within These Walls (TV Series) (created and written by - 16 episodes, 1974 - 1978) (creator - 1 episode, 1978) (written by - 1 episode, 1975)
- Is There Anyone There? (1978) ... (created and written by)
- Mixer (1978) ... (creator - writer)
- Silent Night (1976) ... (created and written by)
- Invasion of Privacy (1976) ... (created and written by)
- K Block (1976) ... (created and written by)
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wind of Change (1977) ... (writer)
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series) (additional dialogue)
 1976 Dame of Sark (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1976 Voyage of the Damned (screenplay)
 1976 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Nice Class of Premises (1976) ... (writer)
 1975 The Legend of Robin Hood (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Part 4 (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Good Old Teddy! (1975) ... (writer)
- The Peacemaker (1975) ... (writer)
- King at Last (1975) ... (writer)
- The Invisible Queen (1975) ... (writer)
- A Hundred Thousand Welcomes (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sounds Sinister (1974) ... (writer)
  The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (by - 1 episode, 1973)
- A Ribbon for Beauty (1974) ... (writer)
- The Horse Breaker (1974) ... (writer)
- The Quarry (1973) ... (writer)
- The Challenge (1973) ... (by)
- Out of the Night (1973) ... (writer)
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sugar and Spice (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Helen: A Woman of Today (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Helen (1973) ... (writer)
- Home (1973) ... (writer)
- Frank (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Van der Valk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rich Man, Poor Man (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Lili (1972) ... (writer)
- Adele (1972) ... (writer)
- Hetti (1972) ... (writer)
- Josef (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Crib (1971) ... (writer)
 1969 Who-Dun-It (TV Series) (based on a story by - 1 episode)
- A High Class Death (1969) ... (based on a story by)
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Person Unknown (1967) ... (writer)
 1965 Orlando (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Black Snake (1965) ... (writer)
- The Silver Spoon (1965) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series) (writer - 33 episodes)
- Episode #1.753 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.752 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 13 October 1964 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 9 October 1964 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.743 (1964) ... (writer)
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Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Writers Branch)

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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