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 David Wingate Butler

David Wingate Butler

Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 14 Jun 1979 (aged 84)
Arcadia, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Sunrise Slope, Lot 3424
Memorial ID 7256040 · View Source
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Prolific Motion Picture Director, Actor, Writer, and Producer. A recipient of the Directors Guild of America lifetime achievement award, he made numerous popular films and classic TV shows. As a director and/or writer, TV shows and films include "The Twilight Zone," "The Patty Duke Show," "Leave It to Beaver," "April in Paris" (1952), "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" (1950), and "Tea for Two" (1950), among many others. He was a busy actor during the silent era, appearing in the landmark D.W. Griffith films "The Birth of a Nation" (1915) and "Intolerance" (1916). He was the son of actor/director Fred J. Butler and actress Adele Belgrade.

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  • Originally Created by: A.J.
  • Added: 12 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7256040
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Wingate Butler (17 Dec 1894–14 Jun 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7256040, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .