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David Butler (I)

Highest Rated:   73% Cop Land (1997)
Lowest Rated:   48% Young Ones (2014)
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Birthplace:   San Francisco, California, USA
David Butler's filmmaking career spans forty years. He is best remembered as a prolific director of musicals and romantic comedies. Prior to becoming a director, the San Francisco born Butler began his career as a three year old child actor. In 1918, he debuted on film in D.W. Griffith's The Greatest Thing in Life. He then went on to star in a series of films until 1929; concurrently Butler also appeared on the stage. In 1923, he became the stage manager of the Morosco Theater in Los Angeles, and four years later, became a director for Fox. He has also directed for Paramount, and Warner Bros. where he was popular for his dependability, and his consistent, quality work. In addition to directing, Butler also occasionally produced, and co-scripted his films.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
48% Young Ones
  • Sam Lever
2014
No Score Yet Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target
  • Executive Officer
1999
73% Cop Land
  • Thin Cop
1997
No Score Yet National Lampoon's Favorite Deadly Sins
  • Sara's Husband
1995
64% New Jersey Drive
  • TV Reporter
1995
No Score Yet Prey For The Hunter
  • Alex
1992
No Score Yet Pursuit
  • Actor
1990
No Score Yet Rappin
  • Bravman
1985
No Score Yet Code of the West
  • Actor
1929

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Screenwriter
  • 1986

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