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Dan Butler (I)


Dan Butler was born on December 2, 1954 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA as Daniel E. Butler. He is an actor and writer, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Frasier (1993) and Enemy of the State (1998). He has been married to Richard Waterhouse since September 12, 2010. See full bio »

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Enemy of the State
Mon, Dec 17 2:07 PM EST on SYFY (224)
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Pilot (S1, Ep1)
Tue, Dec 18 8:31 PM EST on ABC (1005)

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Frasier Bulldog Briscoe
(1993-2004)
(1998)
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 Elementary (TV Series)
Denny Mulgrew
- Whatever Remains, However Improbable (2018) ... Denny Mulgrew
 2017 Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie (TV Movie)
Mr. Simmons (voice)
 2017 The Mist (TV Series)
Father Romanov
- Over the River and Through the Woods (2017) ... Father Romanov
- The Devil You Know (2017) ... Father Romanov
- Pequod (2017) ... Father Romanov
- Show and Tell (2017) ... Father Romanov
- Withdrawal (2017) ... Father Romanov
 2017 Odd Mom Out (TV Series)
Joe
- M.F.A. in B.S. (2017) ... Joe
 2016 Banshee (TV Series)
Senator Mitchum
- Requiem (2016) ... Senator Mitchum
- Truths Other Than the Ones You Tell Yourself (2016) ... Senator Mitchum
 2016 Parmalee (TV Series)
Kevin Fleer
 2016 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
SBS President Randy Grant
- Blast from the Past (2016) ... SBS President Randy Grant
 2015 Blindspot (TV Series)
Paul Bolton
- Sent on Tour (2015) ... Paul Bolton
 2014 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
Calvin Gold
- The Mystery of the Sex Scandal (2014) ... Calvin Gold
 2012/III Pearl (Short)
Ted
 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Cal's Boss
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Congressman Price
- Lost Children of the Blood (2010) ... Congressman Price
 2009 Respect for Acting (Short)
Teacher
 2009 Prayers for Bobby (TV Movie)
Reverend Whitsell
 2008 Chronic Town
Blow Job
 2008 Cashmere Mafia (TV Series)
Maxwell Tate
- Yours, Mine and Hers (2008) ... Maxwell Tate
 2007 'Til Death (TV Series)
Paul
- Clay Date (2007) ... Paul
 2007 Monk (TV Series)
Dr. Davis Scott
- Mr. Monk Goes to the Hospital (2007) ... Dr. Davis Scott
 2007 Courage Doesn't Ask (Short)
Maj. Jonathon Wright
 2006 House M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Philip Weber
- Distractions (2006) ... Dr. Philip Weber
 2005 Supernatural (TV Series)
Reverend Sorenson
- Hook Man (2005) ... Reverend Sorenson
 2005 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Norm
- Butterflies (2005) ... Norm
 2005 Duck, Duck, Goose! (Short)
Le Creepy Guy
 2004 Dr. Vegas (TV Series)
Ron McKernan
- All In (2004) ... Ron McKernan
 2004 Quintuplets (TV Series)
Francis Helberg
- (Disdainfully) the Helbergs (2004) ... Francis Helberg
 1997-2004 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Mr. Simmons / Hobo #1 / Butler / ...
- Phoebe's Little Problem/Grandpa's Packard (2004) ... Mr. Simmons (voice)
- Simmons' Documentary/Big Bob's Crisis (2003) ... Mr. Simmons (voice)
- April Fool's Day (2002) ... Mr. Simmons (voice)
- On the Lam/Family Man (2001) ... Mr. Simmons / Hobo #1 (voice)
- Suspended/Ernie in Love (2000) ... Mr. Simmons / Butler (voice)
 2004 Geldersma (Short)
Bruce Sobel
 1993-2004 Frasier (TV Series)
Bulldog Briscoe
- Frasier-Lite (2004) ... Bulldog Briscoe
- A New Position for Roz (2003) ... Bulldog Briscoe
- The Harassed (2003) ... Bulldog Briscoe
- Tales from the Crypt (2002) ... Bulldog Briscoe
- The Two Hundredth (2001) ... Bulldog Briscoe
 2003 Miss Match (TV Series)
Chuck Webb
- Bad Judgment (2003) ... Chuck Webb
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
David Wilkins
- The Source (2003) ... David Wilkins
 2002 Sniper 2 (Video)
Eckles
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series)
Coach Ambros
- Black and White (2002) ... Coach Ambros
- Cold Snap (2002) ... Coach Ambros
- The Fighting Irish (2002) ... Coach Ambros
- New Frontier (2002) ... Coach Ambros
 2002 Fixing Frank
Dr. Arthur Apsey
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Arnold Hummer
- The Gift of Life (2002) ... Arnold Hummer
 1999 Sol Bianca: The Legacy
Pirate (English version, voice)
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Attorney Bender
- Changes (1999) ... Attorney Bender
 1999 The Sissy Duckling (TV Movie)
Drake Duckling (voice)
 1999 Rocket Power (TV Series)
Slack
- Power Girl Surfers/Twisted Cinema (1999) ... Slack (voice)
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Dr. Ivar Kroneberger
- The Anatomy Lesson (1999) ... Dr. Ivar Kroneberger
 1999 Clowns (Short)
Clown #1 (uncredited)
 1998 Enemy of the State
Shaffer
 1998 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Dr. Richards
- War Games (1998) ... Dr. Richards
 1997-1998 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Daniel / Attorney
- Death of a Propane Salesman (1998) ... Daniel (voice)
- Jumpin' Crack Bass (1997) ... Attorney (voice)
 1998 More Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Bass Matheson
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Edward Bass Matheson
 1998 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Bill Slatton
- Eve of Destruction (1998) ... Bill Slatton
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Gene Kranz
- We Interrupt This Program (1998) ... Gene Kranz
- Mare Tranquilitatis (1998) ... Gene Kranz
 1998 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Steth
- Vis À Vis (1998) ... Steth
 1998 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Priest
- Religion (1998) ... Priest
 1997 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Mezmo
- Watch the Watch/She Likes Me? (1997) ... Mezmo (voice)
 1995-1997 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Kenneth Arabian
- Caroline and the Dearly Departed (1997) ... Kenneth Arabian
- Caroline and the Gay Art Show (1995) ... Kenneth Arabian
 1996 The Fan
Garrity
 1996 The Assassination File (TV Movie)
Harvey Young
 1995 The X-Files (TV Series)
Jim Ausbury
- Die Hand Die Verletzt (1995) ... Jim Ausbury
 1994 I Love Trouble
Wilson Chess
 1993 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Joe Henley
- Duty Free Rome (1993) ... Joe Henley
 1993 Rising Sun
Ken Shubik
 1993 Dave
Reporter
 1991-1993 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Mutta / Jake Dorleac
- Mirror Image - August 8, 1953 (1993) ... Mutta
- Southern Comforts - August 4, 1961 (1991) ... Jake Dorleac
 1993 The Powers That Be (TV Series)
Walt Stevens, Washington Post Reporter
- Bradley Gets Fired (1993) ... Walt Stevens, Washington Post Reporter
 1993 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Ed
- Incident on Main (1993) ... Ed
 1992 Frannie's Turn (TV Series)
Father Anthony
- Frannie and the Kitchen Sink (1992) ... Father Anthony
 1992 Tenchi Muyô! (TV Series)
Galaxy Police Officer (English version, voice)
 1992 Captain Ron
Bill Zachery
 1991-1992 Roseanne (TV Series)
Art
- Secrets (1992) ... Art
- Therapy (1992) ... Art
- Take My Bike, Please! (1991) ... Art
 1992 Columbo (TV Series)
Sergeant Goodman
- No Time to Die (1992) ... Sergeant Goodman
 1991 The Rape of Doctor Willis (TV Movie)
Styvesant
 1990 Everyday Heroes (TV Movie)
Dennis Peterson
 1990 Monsters (TV Series)
David
- A New Woman (1990) ... David
 1990 The Long Walk Home
Charlie
 1989 Longtime Companion
Walter
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
Solinski
- Blind Trust (1987) ... Solinski
 1986 Manhunter
Jimmy Price (as Dan E. Butler)
 1986 The Manhattan Project
SWAT (as Dan E. Butler)
 1982 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Morgue Attendant
- Your Steele the One for Me (1982) ... Morgue Attendant (uncredited)
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(2006, January) Played Patrick in the Jeff Whitty play "The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler" at the South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, California, USA. See more »

Alternate Names:

Dan E. Butler | Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There are so many different camps about what being gay means. The danger comes when each one is so rigid that it sees itself as the true picture.

Trivia:

Is one of only two actors to have appeared in the original Hannibal Lecter film, Manhunter (1986), as well as The Silence of the Lambs (1991). The other is Frankie Faison. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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