List of fictional butlers

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A list of fictional butlers or related characters:

Butler Work Actor(s) / Voice Actor(s) Note
Afanasii Ziukin majordomo of Grand Duke George Alexandrovich in The Coronation by Boris Akunin
Agador Spartacus butler in The Birdcage Hank Azaria
Agni servant/butler to Prince Soma in the manga Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) Hiroki Yasumoto (Japanese), Patrick Seitz (English)
Akiharu Hino not technically a butler but studies at Hakureiryō Academy, a school for training servants-to-be, in the anime, manga, and light novel, Ladies versus Butlers! Kazuyuki Okitsu
Alf Stokes Butler to the Meldrum family in You Rang, M'Lord? Paul Shane
Alfred Nikolas Cassadine's butler in the TV series General Hospital Jack Donner
Alfred Mayflowers' murderous butler in Hudson Hawk movie Donald Burton
Alfred Pennyworth Bruce Wayne's butler and father figure in the Batman universe various
Alfredo Nanette Manoir's butler in Angela Anaconda
Aloysius Parker Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward's butler in Thunderbirds David Graham and Ron Cook
Andrew in the film Overboard Roddy McDowall
Andrew Martin robotic/android butler in Isaac Asimov's novella The Bicentennial Man and the film based on it
Archer Samuel and Elizabeth Daily's butler in The Woman In Black John R. Walker
Aurthour Guardian and Butler to Equius Zahhak in Homestuck Andre Hussie
Banks Simon Peel's butler in the British sitcom Never the Twain Teddy Turner
Barkley in the film The Toy Wilfrid Hyde-White
Barrymore/Barryman Butler to Sir Henry Baskerville in The Hound of the Baskervilles Fritz Rasp, John Carradine, Ewen Solon, Max Wall, Morris Perry, Ronald Pickup, Ron Cook
Bates in Top Hat (1935) Eric Blore
Bautista in Rigoberto Picaporte
Sebastian Beach butler to the Earl of Emsworth in Something Fresh
Belvedere, Lynn from the novel Belvedere, the adapted feature film and its sequels, and the TV series Mr. Belvedere Clifton Webb, Christopher Hewett [1]
Beeker from the Phule novels by Robert Asprin
Benson DuBois butler to the Tates on Soap and household manager to Governor Gatling on the spinoff series Benson Robert Guillaume
Bernard The Osborns' butler from the Spider-Man movies John Paxton [2]
Bertram butler to the Ross family in Jessie Kevin Chamberlin
Bill Tremblay butler of the Where's Wabi League White Glove specialist
Bob in Bob the Butler Tom Green
Mr.Boo butler to Uncle Basti in the kensington reptilarium
Bootler butler to Lady Bow from the video game Paper Mario
Brackett butler to Lord Belborough of the children's television show Chigley
Brabinger family retainer of the fforbes-Hamiltons from the BBC TV series To the Manor Born John Rudling
Fritz Brenner Nero Wolfe's servant
Brewster the Cranleighs’ butler in Doctor WhoBlack Orchid Brian Hawksley
Brian Albumen faithful servant/valet to Quadruple Professor Adonis Cnut (Rik Mayall) from the ITV TV series Believe Nothing Michael Maloney
Brown, Birmingham butler/chauffeur of Charlie Chan in the 1940s film serial Mantan Moreland
Brunton butler to the Musgrave family in The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual James Hazeldine, Brian Jackson, David Bannerman, Clifton Boyne
Mervyn Bunter valet of Lord Peter Wimsey in several novels and short-stories by Dorothy Leigh Sayers (see also Batman (military)) Glyn Houston, Richard Morant, Derek Newark, Charles Lloyd-Pack, Ronald Adam, Seymour Hicks, Aubrey Mather
Butler, Domovoi from the Artemis Fowl novels
Butler, Juliet from the Artemis Fowl novels
Butler, The in The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, a holographic butler that Jimmy makes, later destroyed when Jimmy's dad removes the power pack, causing an explosion Corey Burton
Butler, The butler to No. 2 in The Prisoner Angelo Muscat
Butler Livers butler from the game Brave Fencer Musashi R. Martin Klein
Mr. Butlertron from Clone High Chris Miller [3]
Charles Carson Butler to the Crawley family in the ITV series Downton Abbey Jim Carter
Cadbury Butler to Richie Rich Jonathan Hyde in the film adaptation
Carter Butler to Sir Wilfrid Robarts Ian Wolfe, Peter Sallis
Cavendish Butler to Sir Hugo Drax in James Bond movie Moonraker Arthur Howard
Chadwick Butler to Sir Humphrey Pengallan Horace Hodges
Chives loyal butler to Raef Halleber (formerly Julian Halleber) from the UK TV series ChuckleVision David Yip
Coleman from Trading Places Denholm Elliott
Collins Marcus Scarman's ill-fated butler in Doctor Who: Pyramids of Mars Michael Bilton
Chunjin undercover Communist valet to Raymond Shaw in The Manchurian Candidate
Claude Faustus butler for Alois Trancy of the Trancy Household in Kuroshitsuji II Jason Douglas
Clorica butler to the avatar in Rune Factory 4 Heather Hogan (English), Hitomi Nabatame (Japanese)
Crichton butler to Lord Loam, from J. M. Barrie's The Admirable Crichton
Cube from Princess Maker and Petite Princess Yucie Tomo Saeki (Japanese), Josh Meyer (English)
Darach butler of later Elite Four member Caitlin in the Pokémon franchise
Desmond from the Rip Kirby comics
Didit butler in the Clue DVD game
Drake Oliver Warbucks' butler in Annie
Duckworth Scrooge McDuck's butler/chauffeur on Ducktales (Battista in the Italian comics) Chuck McCann
Edgar butler to retired opera diva Madame Adelaide Bonfamille in The Aristocats Roddy Maude-Roxby
Edmund Blackadder butler to the Prince of Wales in Blackadder the Third Rowan Atkinson
English butler to Kid Notorious in Kid Notorious Alan Selka
Emilio Lopez butler to Preston Blake in Mr. Deeds John Turturro
Ferguson butler to Frasier Crane in Frasier episode "Taking Liberties" Victor Garber
Claude Fitzwilliam butler to Victoria Woodworth in Fitzwilly Dick Van Dyke
Fodor butler to the Mortevals in Boris Karloff Mexican film House of Evil José Luis G. de León
Franz butler to the Von Trapp family in The Sound of Music Gil Stuart
Mr. French Uncle Bill's butler in the 1960s US sitcom Family Affair Sebastian Cabot
Frith Butler to the De Winter family Edward Fielding, Hugh Morton, John Horsley
Genji Ronoue from Umineko no Naku Koro ni
Geoffrey Butler from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (Joseph Marcell also plays the recurring role of Massimo Marone's butler on The Bold and the Beautiful, who used to work for a family in Beverly Hills, a reference to his role on Fresh Prince) Joseph Marcell
George (billed as Manservant) manservant to Damien Thorn in Omen III: The Final Conflict Hugh Moxey
George Costanza briefly became Frank Costanza's butler in The Handicap Spot due to payment of a wrecked car Jason Alexander
Giles from the murder mystery reality-competition series Whodunnit? Gildart Jackson [4]
Giovanni Bertuccio butler/steward to The Count of Monte Cristo Sergio Rubini, Dominic Barto, Paul Le Person, Paolo Stoppa, Marcel Herrand
Godfrey butler to the Bullock family in My Man Godfrey William Powell, David Niven
Delbert Grady from Stephen King's The Shining Philip Stone, Stanley Anderson
Grovely butler to Montana Max of Tiny Toon Adventures
Hargreaves butler to Harrison Chase in the Doctor Who serial The Seeds of Doom Seymour Green
Hayate Ayasaki from Hayate no Gotoku Ryōko Shiraishi
Heathcliff from Big Hero 6 David Shaughnessy
Heinz the Matthews' Chinese butler in Daniel Pinkwater's The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, a false identity used alternately by Wallace and Heinrich Nussbaum, or possibly just a butler who uses the Nussbaums as false identities
Herbert Arthur Runcible Cadbury the Riches' butler who attends to the Rich Estate in the Richie Rich comic book series, cartoon TV shows, and 1994 live action movie Stan Jones, Jonathan Hyde, Martin Jarvis
Herbert from Justice Squad [5]
Hermann butler to Count Scarlioni/Scaroth in the Doctor Who story "City of Death" Kevin Flood
Higgins from the 1951 radio comedy It's Higgins, Sir, recreated as the television show Our Man Higgins in 1962 Harry McNaughton, Stanley Holloway MAGNUM PI had a butler named HIGGINS, played by JOHN HILLERMAN
Hillary butler for Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Chris Barrie
Robert Hiller Dorothy's butler in Two's Company Donald Sinden
Hirsh butler to WKRP owner Lillian Carlson Ian Wolfe
Hobson in Arthur and Arthur 2: On the Rocks John Gielgud
Hovis from Catscratch Maurice LaMarche
Angus Hudson from Upstairs, Downstairs Gordon Jackson
Ianto Jones from Torchwood (while his role could be considered General Support, he considers that the services he provides make him "like a butler")
Ingmar Freakazoid's mute butler
Igor butler to Count Duckula (animated series) Jack May
Igor The hunchbacked assistant of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein in Young Frankenstein Marty Feldman
Ishizaki Karin Kanzuki's rotund, muscular butler in Street Fighter Alpha 3
Jacob the unisex butler in all the La Cage Aux Folles films Benny Luke
Jake witch disguised as the Wilhern family's butler in Penelope Michael Feast
Jakob the avatar's butler in Fire Emblem Fates Benjamin Diskin, Junichi Suwabe
James butler to Miss Sophie in TV sketch Dinner for One Freddie Frinton
Jamesir Bensonmum blind butler to Lionel Twain in the movie Murder by Death Alec Guinness
Edwin Jarvis from Marvel Comics' Avengers series
Jeepers Bob Hope's butler in Paramount's Never Say Die Ernest Cossart
Jeeves technically a valet to Bertie Wooster rather than a butler, from the Jeeves stories by P. G. Wodehouse, adapted for UK television as Jeeves and Wooster, and inspiration for the name of the Internet search engine known as Ask Michael Hordern, Andrew Sachs, Dennis Price, Stephen Fry Bill Walker
Jeeves the Colonel's butler from the adventure game Colonel's Bequest
Jeeves robotic butler (and former warbot) from the Liaden Universe® novels
Jodot the count's butler and chief assassin from Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro Ichirō Nagai (Japanese), Jeff Winkless, Milton James (English)
Joost Olivier B. Bommel's loyal butler in the comic series Tom Poes
Jorge Campos featured in Sensitive Butlers IV
Joseph Butler to Alexander Sebastian Alexis Minotis, Ronald Guttman
Winston "Jeeves" Smith butler of Lara Croft in the video game series Tomb Raider
Jenkins Butler of Daphne Blake in the long-running animated TV series Scooby-Doo Don Messick
Jennings the butler in the 2001 film Gosford Park, directed by Robert Altman Alan Bates
John Doe AKA Shelly de Killer from Justice for All
Cato (or "Kato") Inspector Clouseau's butler and sparring partner from the original Pink Panther franchise; spelled with a "k" in A Shot in the Dark (1964) Burt Kwouk
Kato Britt Reid's valet in the Green Hornet Raymond Toyo, Rollon Parker, Michael Tolan, Keye Luke, Bruce Lee, Jay Chou
Kyrano manservant to Jeff Tracy in Thunderbirds David Graham (TV series), Bhasker Patel (film)
Lane manservant to Algernon Moncrieff in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest Richard Wordsworth, John Turnbull, Munson Hicks, Walter Hudd, John Woodnutt, Michael Hordern, Edward Fox, Neil Dickson, Paul O'Brien
Lawrence Doctor Nefarious' butler in the Ratchet & Clank videogame series Michael Bell
Lucas (or Lucan) a knight who served as King Arthur's butler in Le Morte d'Arthur
Lurch in The Addams Family Ted Cassidy, Carel Struycken
Magersfontein Lugg in the Albert Campion novels, written by Margery Allingham Wally Patch, Brian Glover
Marmaduke Ruggles in Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) and it's adaptations, "lost" by the English Earl of Burnstead to Egbert Floud in a poker game in Paris and moved to the frontier town of Red Gap, Washington Taylor Holmes, Edward Everett Horton, Charles Laughton
Martin from The Parent Trap remake Simon Kunz
Max von Mayerling Butler and former husband to Norma Desmond Erich von Stroheim, Walter Kohler, Fred Johanson
Max (a parody of Max von Mayerling) from Cats Don't Dance Mark Dindal
Max from the TV show Hart to Hart Lionel Stander
Merriman butler to John Worthing in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest Stringer Davis, Aubrey Mather, Roger Delgado, Thomas Ruisinger, John Quarmby, Patrick Godfrey, Neil Dickson, Tim MacDonald
Meadows from Chuck Jones' animated short The Aristo-Cat Mel Blanc
Meadows butler to the Stanley family from The Pirate Movie Clive Hearne
Mr. Homn Lwaxana Troi's manservant in Star Trek: The Next Generation Carel Struycken
Mr. Nettlebed from Rosamunde Pilcher's novel Coming Home
Nestor Captain Haddock's butler at Marlinspike Hall, in Hergé's comic book series The Adventures of Tintin Vernon Chapman (cartoon series), Enn Reitel (film)
Nick Nack butler to Francisco Scaramanga in The Man with the Golden Gun Herve Villechaize
Niles in The Nanny Daniel Davis
Nimrod Neanderthal butler in the Doctor Who tale Ghost Light Carl Forgione
Norman Burg Roger Smith's butler in anime television series The Big O Milton James
Orto K. Gotchi Dudley's butler in Street Fighter III
Passepartout personal valet to Mr. Phileas Fogg in the novel Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne Eugen Rex, Cantinflas, Eric Idle, Jackie Chan
Paul Moriyama Momoka Nishizawa's butler in Sgt. Frog
Peppermint Butler Princess Bubblegum's butler in Adventure Time Steve Little
Pfister Butler in Haunted Honeymoon Bryan Pringle
Plimpton Butler to Dr. Wilfred Glendon Joseph North
Poole Butler to Dr. Henry Jekyll in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde George Stevens, Edgar Norton, Peter Godfrey, Gillie Fenwick, Stanley Holloway, Roland Curram, Frank Barrie, Donald Grody, Peter Johl, James Judy, Arnold Pinnock, Brian Pettifer
Pork Butler and valet to Gerald O'Hara Oscar Polk
Praiseworthy Jeeves-like butler in the children's novel By the Great Horn Spoon! by Sid Fleischman
Ramsley from The Haunted Mansion Terence Stamp
Raunce succeeds to the position from footman when Eldon the Butler dies, in the novel Loving by Henry Green
Randolph The Cleary's Butler from Wedding Crashers Ron Canada
Raymond Butler and valet to Charles Foster Kane Paul Stewart
Reginald The Quartermaine family's former butler in the TV series General Hospital
Riff-Raff Butler and handyman to Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Show and the film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show Richard O'Brien, Raul Esparza, Sebastian Bach, Mark Price, Jason Wooten
Riffael Raffit in Godchild
Riffael Valentine Butler for Lucien Ebanezer of the Ebanezer Household in Kuroshitsuji III fanmade
Rihito Shibata Mei Shinonome's Butler from Mei-chan no Shitsuji Hiro Mizushima (live action)
Rochester butler to Jack Benny on the Jack Benny Show
Rogers husband of Ethel Rogers and suspect in Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None Richard Haydn, Paul L. Smith
Rowen J. Ilbert Butler for the Sharil family in the video game Tales of Xillia Mugihito Terada (Japanese), Todd Haberkorn (English)
Ruthven Butler to Melrose Plant in the Richard Jury detective series written by Martha Grimes (pronounced Rivven)
Sam Butler and best friend to Rick Blaine Dooley Wilson, Clarence Muse, Scatman Crothers
Sam Butler to the Amberson family J. Louis Johnson, Eamon Rohan
Samwise Gamgee Gardener, companion, and manservant to Frodo Baggins in Lord of the Rings Sean Astin (live action), Roddy McDowall (animated version of Return of the King), Michael Scholes (animated version of Lord of the Rings)
Saturnin Butler/servant in Zdenek Jirotka's eponymous novell and eponymous film Oldřich Vízner
Sandor Butler/servant to Countess Marya Zaleska Irving Pichel
Saunders the butler who replaced Benson DuBois on Soap Roscoe Lee Browne
Sebastian Beach Lord Emsworth's butler at Blandings Castle, from the works of P. G. Wodehouse
Sebastian Lili's butler in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection
Sebastian Michaelis butler to Ciel Phantomhive in the manga Kuroshitsuji Daisuke Ono (Japanese), J. Michael Tatum (English), Hiro Mizushima (Live action)
Seecombe Butler to the Ambrose family Tudor Owen, Bert Parnaby, Tim Barlow
Shakelford from Justice Squad and The Critic
Shinobu Shiori Hongo's Butler from Mei-chan no Shitsuji Osamu Mukai (live action)
Silversmith butler of Deverill Hall in The Mating Season
Simonides Butler to Judah Ben-Hur Nigel De Brulier, Sam Jaffe, Simón Andreu, Haluk Bilginer
Smethells steward for the player in Titanic: Adventure Out of Time
Smithers Veronica Lodge's butler in the Archie comics
Spencer the Hartfords' butler in Power Rangers Operation Overdrive
Septimus Spratt butler to Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, in the ITV series Downton Abbey Jeremy Swift
Standish butler to T. Herman Zweibel, editor of The Onion
Stevens in Remains of the Day Anthony Hopkins
Stokes butler in the sitcom You Rang M'Lord Paul Shane
Subaru Konoe female butler of Kanade Suzutsuki who is disguised as a male in the Mayo Chiki! anime, manga and light novel Yuka Iguchi
Tanaka former head butler of the Phantomhive household in the manga Kuroshitsuji.
Thomas Butler to the Lord family Rex Evans, Richard Garrick
Thomas Benson Butler and assistant to Wolf Frankenstein Edgar Norton
Valkenhayn R. Hellsing butler to the Alucard family in the BlazBlue videogame series Motomu Kiyokawa (Japanese), Doug Stone (English)
various members of the Igor family in the Discworld novels
Vishnal butler to the avatar in Rune Factory 4 Vic Mignogna (English), Daisuke Namikawa (Japanese)
Volkanon butler to the avatar in Rune Factory 4 Patrick Seitz (English), Yukitoshi Hori (Japanese)
Wadsworth in the movie Clue Tim Curry
Walter C. Dornez from the manga Hellsing (and subsequent anime) by Kouta Hirano Motomu Kiyokawa, Romi Park (young)
Wallace the Ridgemeres’ butler in the Only Fools and Horses episode "A Touch of Glass" Donald Bisset
Wilkins Butler to Mr. and Mrs. Topper Alan Mowbray
Willikins Samuel Vimes' butler in the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett
Winston from Oliver & Company
Winston the Griplings’ butler and chauffeur from As Told By Ginger John Kassir
Winter Butler to Sam Flusky Jack Watling, Jim Holt
Waylon Smithers assistant to Mr Burns from The Simpsons Harry Shearer
Wintergreen Slade's butler in Teen Titans
Woodhouse Sterling Archer's mistreated butler (technically a valet) in the comedy series Archer, who formerly worked for Mallory Archer. George Coe
Wong from Marvel Comics' Doctor Strange series
You There butler to Bender's Uncle Vladimir in Futurama episode "The Honking"
Zazu not technically a butler, but he serves as majordomo to king Mufasa in the film The Lion King Rowan Atkinson

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Belvedere
  2. ^ John Paxton
  3. ^ Chris Miller
  4. ^ "Giles". ABC. Archived from the original on July 20, 2013. Retrieved July 19, 2013.
  5. ^ Justice Squad