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Herbert Butterfield (1895–1957)

Herbert Butterfield was born on October 28, 1895 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for The House on Telegraph Hill (1951), The Halls of Ivy (1954) and Shield for Murder (1954). He died on May 2, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The House on Telegraph Hill
The House on Telegraph Hill Joseph C. Callahan
The Halls of Ivy
The Halls of Ivy Clarence Wellman / Dr. Clarence Wellman
Shield for Murder


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 1958 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
- The Apache Uprising (1958) ... Mayor
 1958 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
- Welcome to Washington (1958) ... (as Herb Butterfield)
 1957 The George Sanders Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Milo Davenport
- Last Will and Testament (1957) ... Milo Davenport (as Herb Butterfield)
 1956-1957 You Are There (TV Series)
Frank Benson
 1957 Lassie (TV Series)
Ralph Peterson
- Boy's Day (1957) ... Ralph Peterson (as Herb Butterfield)
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Broken Barrier (1957) ... Lloyd
 1957 Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (TV Series)
Dr. Oscar Perkins
- Oscar Perkins Story (1957) ... Dr. Oscar Perkins (as Herb Butterfield)
 1955-1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Judge Knox / Judge
- The Harvey Borden Story (1956) ... Judge Knox
- The Nora Paul Story (1955) ... Judge
 1954-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Gillon / Mr. Hufford / Grandpa / ...
- The Gay Sisters (1956) ... Gillon (as Herb Butterfield)
- Criminal Code (1956) ... Mr. Hufford (as Herb Butterfield)
- Holiday Affair (1955) ... Grandpa (as Herb Butterfield)
- The Amazing Mrs. Halliday (1955) ... Edgar (as Herb Butterfield)
- To Each His Own (1954) ... Mr. Norris (as Herb Butterfield)
 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
- Dr. Fu Manchu's Raid (1956) ... Harper
 1956 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Harper Eames
- Spaghetti for Margaret (1956) ... Harper Eames
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Royal Physician (uncredited)
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
La Tour
- Again the Stars (1956) ... La Tour
 1956 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
George Bagley
- White Lies (1956) ... George Bagley (uncredited)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- The Secret Place (1956)
 1955 Frontier (TV Series)
- Ferdinand Meyer's Army (1955) ... (as Herb Butterfield)
 1955 The Fighting Chance
Tipsy Man (uncredited)
 1955 The Tender Trap
Minister (voice, uncredited)
 1954-1955 The Halls of Ivy (TV Series)
Clarence Wellman / Dr. Clarence Wellman
- Hooliganism (1955) ... Clarence Wellman
- Dr. Spatzen (1955) ... Clarence Wellman
- Maxwell's Comet (1955) ... Clarence Wellman
- The Voice of Ivy's Vine (1955) ... Clarence Wellman
- The Umbrella Man (1955) ... Clarence Wellman (as Herb Butterfield)
 1951-1955 Dragnet (TV Series)
Lt. Lee Jones / John Jarrett
- The Big Family (1955) ... John Jarrett (as Herb Butterfield)
- The Big Lamp (1952) ... Lt. Lee Jones (as Herb Butterfield)
- The Big Casing (1952) ... Lt. Lee Jones (as Herb Butterfield)
- The Big Parrot (1952) ... (as Herb Butterfield)
- The Human Bomb (1951) ... Lt. Lee Jones (as Herb Butterfield)
 1954 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Theodore R. Trench
- The Traveling Room (1954) ... Theodore R. Trench
 1954 Shield for Murder
 1953 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1953 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mr. Forbes
- Kid Stuff (1953) ... Mr. Forbes
 1953 A Blueprint for Murder
Judge at Preliminary Hearing (uncredited)
 1953 The I Don't Care Girl
Doctor (uncredited)
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
- The Submarine Story (1952) ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
- Displaced Persons Story (1952) ... Commissioner
- The Memory Chain (1952) ... Commissioner
- The Manger Story (1952) ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
- The Key Story (1952) ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
 1951 The House on Telegraph Hill
Joseph C. Callahan
 1949 Never Fear
Walter Williams

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Guest starred on the radio drama "Nightbeat," which starred Frank Lovejoy. See more »

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