Dean Butler

Dean Butler

American actor
Date of Birth: 20.05.1956
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Dean Butler
  2. Acting Career
  3. Movie Career
  4. Post-Acting Career

Biography of Dean Butler

Dean Butler, an American actor, was born on May 20, 1956, in Prince George, Canada. He moved to Piedmont, California, after completing his education at a local school. Butler graduated from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

Dean Butler

Acting Career

Dean Butler's first major role came in 1976 when he appeared in the television soap opera "Forever," based on the novel by Judy Blume. However, he gained the most recognition after his participation in the series "Little House on the Prairie," which aired on NBC. Following the final episode of "Little House on the Prairie," Butler joined the cast of the sitcom "The New Gidget." He also played a minor role as Hank Summers in several episodes of the series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." In the late 1970s, Butler made guest appearances on television shows such as "Murder, She Wrote," "Love Boat," and "JAG."

Dean Butler

Movie Career

Dean Butler's most notable film role was in director John Cassara's "The Final Goal." However, the film received mixed reviews due to its weak plotline. Nevertheless, Butler's portrayal of a football player was highly praised by critics.

Post-Acting Career

After his acting career, Dean Butler founded his own company, Peak Moore Enterprises, which primarily produces documentary films for US television channels. He released several documentaries about the series "Little House on the Prairie," which later became part of a special DVD dedicated to the show.

Currently, Dean Butler resides in California with his wife Catherine Cannon, an actress known for her role as Felice Martin in "Beverly Hills 90210," and their son. Butler no longer acts in movies and rarely appears in public, as he focuses on his work within his own company.