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Ray Butt (1935–2013)

Ray Butt was born on June 25, 1935 in London, England as Raymond William Butt. He was a director and producer, known for Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Just Good Friends (1983) and Are You Being Served? (1972). He died on July 12, 2013 in the UK. See full bio »

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(age 78) in UK

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Known For

Only Fools and Horses....
(1981-1987)
Just Good Friends
(1983-1986)
Are You Being Served?
(1975-1977)
Citizen Smith
Citizen Smith Director
(1977-1980)

Filmography

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 1982-1987 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- A Royal Flush (1986)
- Video Nasty (1986)
- To Hull and Back (1985)
 1986-1987 Dear John (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Confidence (1987)
- A New Member (1987)
- Under Cover (1986)
- Toby (1986)
 1983-1984 Just Good Friends (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Special (1984)
- Goodbye Again (1984)
- Pregnant? (1984)
- Farewell Holiday (1984)
 1984 Hilary (TV Series)
 1979-1980 Q9 (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Episode #5.6 (1980)
- Episode #5.5 (1980)
- Episode #5.4 (1980)
- Episode #5.3 (1980)
- Episode #5.2 (1980)
  Citizen Smith (TV Series) (20 episodes, 1978 - 1980) (studio director - 2 episodes, 1977)
- Sweet Sorrow (1980) ... (uncredited)
- Casablanca Was Never Like This (1980) ... (uncredited)
- Prisoners (1980) ... (uncredited)
- The Letter of the Law (1980) ... (uncredited)
- The Final Try (1980) ... (uncredited)
 1977 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Superstar (1977)
- The Pay Off (1977)
 1977 Mr. Big (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Squatters (1977)
- Easy Money (1977)
- The Sheiks (1977)
 1975-1977 Are You Being Served? (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Take-Over (1977)
- Founder's Day (1977)
 1976 Happy Ever After (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Special: Christmas (1976) ... (uncredited)
 1976 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1976 One-Upmanship (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Artmanship (1976)
- Weekendmanship (1976)
- Womanship (1976)
- Businessmanship (1976)
- Healthmanship (1976)
  The Liver Birds (TV Series) (11 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (film director - 1 episode, 1975)
- Everybody Is Beautiful (1975) ... (film director)
- Dinner for Three (1975)
- You've Got to Laugh... (1975) ... (uncredited)
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Personal Quote:

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Trivia:

Filming on the fourth series of Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) began in February, 1984. David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst where in makeup when a distraught Butt came in to tell them Lennard Pearce had died over the weekend of a heart attack; his body at the foot of a flight of stairs. Jason and Lyndhurst were shocked and speechless and filming was canceled. Pearce had not been a well man, he ... See more »

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