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Lawson Butt (1880–1956)

Lawson Butt was born on March 4, 1880 in Bristol, England as Wilfred Lawson Butt. He was an actor and director, known for The Beloved Rogue (1927), The Ten Commandments (1923) and The Tiger's Coat (1920). He died on January 14, 1956 in Hampshire, England. See full bio »

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The Beloved Rogue
The Beloved Rogue Duke of Burgundy
The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments Dathan - The Discontented
The Tiger's Coat
The Tiger's Coat Alexander MacAllistter
Dangerous Days
Dangerous Days Clayton Spencer


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 1929 Those Who Love
 1929 City of Play
 1928 The Lady of the Lake
Roderick Dhu
 1928 Toni
 1927 Foreign Devils
Sir Claude
 1927 Old San Francisco
Captain Enrique de Solano Y Vasquez - in Prologue
 1925 Any Woman
James Rand
 1925 Barriers Burned Away
Earl of Tarnsey
 1923 The Flying Dutchman
Philip Vanderdecker
 1922 The Masquerader
Mr. Lakely
 1922 Beyond the Crossroads
John Pierce / James Fordham
 1921 The Sting of the Lash
 1920 The Tiger's Coat
Alexander MacAllistter (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1920 Earthbound
Harvey Breck
 1920 Out of the Storm
Lord Bridgeminster
 1920 Dangerous Days
Clayton Spencer
 1920 The Street Called Straight
Col. Rupert Ashley (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1919 It Happened in Paris
Romildo, the Gypsy (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1919 The Loves of Letty
Neville Letchmore
 1919 Male and Female
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1919/I Desert Gold
The Yaqui (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1919 The World and Its Woman
Peter Poroschine (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1919 The Miracle Man
Richard King
 1919 Playthings of Passion
John Sterling (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1918 The Goddess of Lost Lake
Mark Hamilton (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1918 The One Woman
Rev. Frank Gordon (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1918 Her Man
'Bad Anse' Havey
 1918 Shackled
Thomas Danfield (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1917 Danger Trail
Jean Croisset (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1916/II Romeo and Juliet
Tybalt (as W. Lawson Butt)
 1915 The Woman Next Door
Jack Lake
 1915 Don Caesar de Bazan
Don Caesar de Bazan (as W. Lawson Butt)
Show Show Director (1 credit)

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