Ken Butler (I) (1951–2007)

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Ken Butler was born on August 18, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for The Nightmare Years (1989), Murder on the Yellow Brick Road (2005) and Ken (2006). He was married to Martha Harrer-Butler. He died on July 22, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Pope of Greenwich Village
Mon, Sep 23 12:00 AM PDT on KTLADT3 (196)
Designing Women
Julia and Suzanne's Big Adventure (S4, Ep9)
Mon, Sep 30 12:30 AM PDT on KFTRDT2 (200)

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Murder on the Yellow Brick Road Det. Joe Patterson
Ken Jack
WIOU High School Principal


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 2008 Growing Up Vegas (Short)
Eight Ball John
 2007/I Dig (Short)
Dr. Nathan
 2006 Ken (Short)
 2005 Mulberry Park (Video short)
Father Corella
 2005 Murder on the Yellow Brick Road
Det. Joe Patterson
 2003 Everest (Short)
 1993 Dark Justice (TV Series)
Defense Attorney
- Joyride (1993) ... Defense Attorney
 1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (TV Movie)
Correction Officer Heath
 1990 WIOU (TV Series)
High School Principal
- Pilot (1990) ... High School Principal
 1989 The Nightmare Years (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Best
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Bob Best
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Bob Best
- Part 2 (1989) ... Bob Best
- Part 1 (1989) ... Bob Best
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series)
Victor Dupree
- Julia and Suzanne's Big Adventure (1989) ... Victor Dupree
 1985 The Orkly Kid (Short)
 1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1980 Night of the Juggler
Vinny (uncredited)
 1979 All That Jazz
Bartender (uncredited)
 1979 Firepower
Torelli (uncredited)
 1979 Fast Break
Sammy (uncredited)
 1978 King of the Gypsies
Marconi (uncredited)
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 2005 Murder on the Yellow Brick Road (associate producer)
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 2000 The Beaver Trilogy (Documentary)
Terrance (segment "The Orkly Kid")

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Produced the Broadway production of Rod Serling's "Requiem For A Heavywieght" starring John Lithgow and David Proval at the Martin Beck Theatre. See more »


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Married in 1979 to singer Martha Harrer-Butler. See more »

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