David Butler

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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

CREDIT
No Score Yet Two Guys From Milwaukee Director 2015
No Score Yet You're a Sweetheart Director 2013
No Score Yet 21 Eyes Producer 2003
No Score Yet Bear Island Screenwriter 2000
No Score Yet Where's Charley? Director 1998
No Score Yet Rhodes Actor 1998
No Score Yet Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy Screenwriter 1985
No Score Yet The Scarlet and the Black Screenwriter 1983
No Score Yet From a Far Country: Pope John Paul II Screenwriter 1981
No Score Yet Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic Screenwriter 1978
89% Voyage of the Damned Screenwriter 1976
No Score Yet Crucible of Horror (The Velvet House) Gregson 1971

TV

CREDIT
29% Of Kings and Prophets
2015-2016
Eitan the Elder of Judah
  • 2016
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Screenwriter
  • 1986

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