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Paul Butler is an actor, known for Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Insider (1999) and Reign Over Me (2007). See full bio »

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Glengarry Glen Ross
The Insider
The Insider Charlie Phillips
Reign Over Me
Reign Over Me George Johnson
To Sleep with Anger


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 2010/I 13
Money Boss
 2009 The Only Good Indian
 2007 Reign Over Me
George Johnson
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
Art Spey
- Old Home Week (2006) ... Art Spey
 2005 Confess
FBI Agent Davis
 2003 Third Watch (TV Series)
 2001-2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Detective Willard Bock / Detective Willard Block / Detective Willar Block
- Justice Delayed (2002) ... Detective Willard Block
- Give Up or Fight (2002) ... Detective Willard Block
- Daughters (2001) ... Detective Willard Bock
- And Justice for Some (2001) ... Detective Willard Bock
- Domestic Abuses (2001) ... Detective Willard Bock
 2000 Tadpole
Professor Sherman
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Barney - Poet / bartender
 2000 State and Main
Real Judge
 1999 The Insider
Charlie Phillips
 1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Judge Clifford Ramsey
- Self Defense (1999) ... Judge Clifford Ramsey
 1998 Meschugge
Lt. Lynch
 1998 The Wedding (TV Movie)
 1997 The Spanish Prisoner
 1997 Color of Justice (TV Movie)
 1994-1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Tyrone Hawkins / Leo Hopkins
- All in the Family (1995) ... Tyrone Hawkins
- School Ties (1994) ... Leo Hopkins
 1994 Vanishing Son IV (TV Movie)
 1994 Vanishing Son III (TV Movie)
 1994 Vanishing Son II (TV Movie)
 1994 Vanishing Son (TV Movie)
 1993 Tracey Takes on New York (TV Movie)
Jay Levine
 1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
 1993 Daybreak (TV Movie)
Truck Driver
 1991-1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Edmond Francis / Judge Tyler B. Ashford
- Self Defense (1992) ... Judge Edmond Francis
- Life Choice (1991) ... Judge Tyler B. Ashford
 1992 Zebrahead
 1991 Strictly Business
Leroy Halloran
 1991 Golden Years (TV Series)
Captain Marsh
- Second Chance (1991) ... Captain Marsh
 1991 Homicide
Commissioner Walker
 1991 He Said, She Said
Al, at the Deli
 1990 The Rookie
Captain Hargate
 1990 To Sleep with Anger
 1989 Renegades
Captain Blaloch
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Alex Chavin
- If Memory Serves (1989) ... Alex Chavin
 1988 Things Change
Gas Station Owner
 1986 Off Beat
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Gordon Rudd
- Hell Hath No Fury (1986) ... Gordon Rudd
 1985 Silver Bullet
Edgar Rounds
 1985 Compromising Positions
2nd Cop
 1984 Old Enough
Security guard
 1980 The Blues Brothers
Elwood's Boss (scenes deleted)
 1979 Dummy (TV Movie)
Sergeant Alonzo Hobbs
 1973 The Spook Who Sat by the Door
Do-Daddy Dean
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Other Works:

He acted in the American Goodman Theatre Company of Chicago, Illinois' theatre production of William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the "Everybody's Shakespeare International Festival" at the Barbican and Pit Theatres in London, England with Elaine Tse and Geno Silva in the cast. Peter Sellars was director. See more »

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His scene as Elwood Blues's boss in The Blues Brothers (1980) were deleted from theatrical cut but later restored in the extended cut.

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