STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 19,708 this week

Robert Butler (I)


Robert Butler was born on November 17, 1927 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Turbulence (1997), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) and White Mile (1994). See full bio »

Comic-Con 2016: IMDboat Photos

The stars stop by the IMDb yacht to talk to Kevin Smith and enjoy all of the on-board fun.

View the gallery

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 808 people
created 10 Feb 2011
 
a list of 1164 people
created 05 Feb 2012
 
a list of 8950 people
created 26 Feb 2012
 
list image
a list of 104 people
created 30 Jun 2012
 
a list of 363 people
created 18 Jul 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Robert Butler's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Turbulence
Turbulence Director
(1997)
White Mile
White Mile Director
(1994)
The Blue Knight
The Blue Knight Director
(1973)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
 1991-1996 Sisters (TV Series) (executive consultant - 120 episodes)
- War and Peace: Part 2 (1996) ... (executive consultant)
- War and Peace: Part 1 (1996) ... (executive consultant)
- Taking a Gamble (1996) ... (executive consultant)
- Housecleaning (1996) ... (executive consultant)
- Nothing Personal (1996) ... (executive consultant)
 1993-1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (executive consultant - 20 episodes)
- The House of Luthor (1994) ... (executive consultant)
- Barbarians at the Planet (1994) ... (executive consultant)
- Fly Hard (1994) ... (executive consultant)
- Vatman (1994) ... (executive consultant)
- The Rival (1994) ... (executive consultant)
 1989-1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (executive consultant - 44 episodes)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 3 (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 2 (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 1 (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- The Leopard (1991) ... (executive consultant)
- A Cry in the Night (1991) ... (executive consultant)
 1982-1983 Remington Steele (TV Series) (executive consultant - 21 episodes)
- Steele in Circulation (1983) ... (executive consultant)
- Sting of Steele (1983) ... (executive consultant)
- Steele's Gold (1983) ... (executive consultant)
- Vintage Steele (1983) ... (executive consultant)
- Steele in the News (1983) ... (executive consultant)
Show Show Director (100 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Butler | Lord Butler
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on making Hill Street Blues (1981)] I was tired of clean speeches, where people waited until others stopped talking, tired of clean shots-I didn't fucking want it. In my mind, the show came from the congestion of the material, the congestion of the characters. I remember the camera operator cleaning up shots, in the classic Hollywood style that I had begun to hate, and I had to brainwash him to ... See more »

Trivia:

Michael Zinberg credits Butler with having the ruthless, adventurous, innovative vision that produced the powerful pilot episode of Hill Street Blues (1981) that sold NBC, and network president Fred Silverman on green-lighting this landmark urban-cop series.

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Discuss Robert Butler on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page