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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 is known for his work on Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Lion of the Desert (1981) and Voyage of the Damned (1976). 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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1992 Blood and Dust (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 Agatha Christie's 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) (6 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)
 1981 Lion of the Desert (additional material)
 1980 Betzi (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1980 The Further Adventures of Oliver Twist (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Ends and Beginnings (1980) ... (writer)
- 'Bye 'Bye Mr. Bumble (1980) ... (writer)
- Three Card and Thimblerig (1980) ... (writer)
- Bye, 'Bye Bumble (1980) ... (writer)
- Up Up and Away (1980) ... (writer)
 1979 Bear Island (screenplay)
 1978 Lillie (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- Sunset and Evening Star (1978) ... (written by)
- Mr. Jersey (1978) ... (written by)
- Home on the Range (1978) ... (written by)
- Let Them Say (1978) ... (written by)
- Bertie (1978) ... (written 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)
  Within These Walls (TV Series) (created and written by - 16 episodes, 1974 - 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1978) (written by - 1 episode, 1975)
- Is There Anyone There? (1978) ... (created and written by)
- Mixer (1978) ... (creator)
- 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)
 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)
 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 - 27 episodes)
- Episode #1.753 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.752 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.747 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.746 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.741 (1964) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Article: "The Fall Of Saigon", "Playboy" (USA), May 1985, p.112-133+118+174-186. See more »
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Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Writers Branch)

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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