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Alexander Butterfield (I)

Alexander Butterfield was born on April 6, 1926 in Pensacola, Florida, USA. He is known for Nixon (1995), Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns (2011) and Elvis from Outer Space (2020). See full bio »

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Known For

Nixon White House Staffer
Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns Chairman Townsend
Elvis from Outer Space CIA Chairman Townsend


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 2020 Elvis from Outer Space
CIA Chairman Townsend
 2011 Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns
Chairman Townsend
 1997 Elvis Meets Nixon (TV Movie)
Alexander Butterfield (uncredited)
 1995 Nixon
White House Staffer (as Alex Butterfield)
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Alex Butterfield

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[on relocating to California after resigning from his duties in Richard Nixon's administration] Nobody knew, you know, my name. Back East, a waiter in a New York restaurant might know from a credit card. But out here, no way. You could spell it out, and you could even tell them you had a key role in Watergate. They'd say, Water-what?


He supervised the installation of a secret taping system in the Oval Office of the White House, and was one of only a few who knew about it. The discovery of recordings made there were later to lead to President Richard Nixon's resignation from office.

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