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Johnny Butt (1870–1930)

Johnny Butt was born in 1870 in Bradford, England as John William H. Butt. He was an actor, known for Tubby's Spanish Girls (1916), Tubby's Dugout (1916) and Tubby's River Trip (1916). He died in 1930 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 60) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1929 The Last Post
Goodson
 1929 The Informer
Publican
 1929 Blackmail
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1929 The Clue of the New Pin
Wellington Briggs
 1928 Q-Ships
 1928 The Hellcat
Lloyd
 1927 Carry On!
Barker
 1927 Second to None
Tubby
 1927 Passion Island
Tomasco
 1926 Nelson
 1926 Every Mother's Son
Tricky
 1925 The Gold Cure
Albert Horsey
 1924 The Coughing Horror (Short)
Farmer
 1924 Sen Yan's Devotion
O Ming
 1924 The Prehistoric Man
He-of-the-Cedar-Mop
 1924 Lawyer Quince (Short)
Farmer Rose
 1924 The Boatswain's Mate (Short)
George Benn
 1923 An Odd Freak (Short)
Sam Small
 1923 The Constable's Move (Short)
Bob Crummit
 1923 The Convert (Short)
Joe Billings
 1923 The Monkey's Paw
Sergeant Tom Morris
 1922 No. 7 Brick Row
Sooty Bill
 1922 The Head of the Family
Green
 1922 A Will and a Way
Joe Chambers
 1922 Sam's Boy
Captain Hart
 1921 Three Men in a Van
Troddles
 1921 The Diamond Necklace
Maurice Pollard
 1917 The Joke That Failed (Short)
Jack Finch
 1917 Carrots
 1917 Neighbours (Short)
The Man
 1917 The American Heiress (Short)
Sir John Higgins
 1916 Exploits of Tubby (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Bungle-Oh! (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Dugout (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Good Work (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Rest Cure (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's River Trip (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Spanish Girls (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Tip (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Typewriter (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby's Uncle (Short)
Tubby
 1916 Tubby and the Clutching Hand (Short)
Tubby
 1916 The Grand Babylon Hotel
Sampson Levi
 1916 'Orace's Ordeal (Short)
'Orace
 1916 Miggles' Maid (Short)
Miggles
 1916 Who's Your Friend? (Short)
The Bailiff
 1916 I Do Like a Joke (Short)
The man
 1915 Far from the Madding Crowd
Farmhand (uncredited)
 1915 Slips and Slops (Short)
 1915 When Clubs Were Clubs (Short)
Caveman
 1915 Miss Deceit (Short)
Podgmore
 1915 Phyllis and the Foreigner (Short)
Foreigner
 1915 What'll the Weather Be? (Short)
Engineer Grimes
 1914 Simpkins, Special Constable (Short)
Simpkins
 1914 Simpkins' Little Swindle (Short)
Simpkins
 1914 The Bridge Destroyer (Short)
 1914 Simpkins' Sunday Dinner (Short)
Simpkins
 1914 Simpkins Gets a War Scare (Short)
Simpkins
 1914 War's Grim Reality (Short)
 1914/I The Chimes (Short)
Alderman Cute
 1914 Follow Your Leader (Short)
Policeman
 1914 Judged by Appearances (Short)
Count Vezin
 1914 Once Aboard the Lugger (Short)
Count Verdegris
 1913 Professor Longhead's Burgler Trap (Short)
Professor Longhead
 1913 Puzzled (Short)
Burgler
 1913 Father's Little Flutter (Short)
Tailor
 1913 The Law in Their Own Hands (Short)
Tramp
 1913 Plot and Pash (Short)
 1913 Love and a Burglar (Short)
Percy
 1913 The Burglar at the Ball (Short)
Burglar
 1912 The Luck of the Red Lion (Short)
Landlord
 1911 A Touch of Hydrophobia (Short)
 1911 Exceeding His Duty (Short)
Beggar
 1910 The Devoted Ape (Short)
Ape
 1910 Prison Reform (Short)
Convict
 1910 Mr. Tubby's Triumph (Short)
Tubby
 1910 'Twixt Red Man and White (Short)
Indian
 1910 Hot Pickles (Short)
Colonel
 1909 What Happened to Brown (Short)
Brown
 1909 The Fatal Appetiser (Short)
 1909 The Escapades of Teddy Bear (Short)
Taxidermist
 1906 Hoaxing the Professor (Short)
The Professor
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Trivia:

The earliest film Johnny Butt appeared in which is credited here on the database was released in 1906. However, Butt did in fact appear in hundreds of films, starting as early as in 1897, and is widely considered the first professional movie-actor of England.

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