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Date of Birth 1944London, England, UK

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George Butler was born in 1944 in London, England. He is a director and producer, known for Pumping Iron (1977), Roving Mars (2006) and The Endurance (2000).

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Began his career as a stills photographer.
He has been a friend of John Kerry's since 1964 and began photographing and documenting his career and life in 1969. This culminated in him being able to create his documentary, Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry (2004), about Kerry's first political ascension as a leader of the anti-war vets following his return from Vietnam in 1969.
Mistakenly declared dead by his friend, Charlie Rose, on his PBS Year review show.
Earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Hollins College, now known as Hollins University.

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