List of fictional butlers

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A list of fictional butlers or related characters:

Butler Work Actor(s) / Voice Actor(s) Year introduced Note
Afanasii Ziukin majordomo of Grand Duke George Alexandrovich in The Coronation by Boris Akunin 2009
Agni servant/butler to Prince Soma in the manga Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) Hiroki Yasumoto (Japanese), Patrick Seitz (English) 2007
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 2006
Brian Albumen faithful servant/valet to Quadruple Professor Adonis Cnut (Rik Mayall) from the ITV TV series Believe Nothing Michael Maloney 2002
Alfred Nikolas Cassadine's butler in the TV series General Hospital Jack Donner 2006
Alfred Mayflowers' murderous butler in Hudson Hawk movie Donald Burton 1991
Alfred Pennyworth Bruce Wayne's butler and father figure in the Batman universe various 1943
Alfredo Nanette Manoir's butler in Angela Anaconda 1999
Andrew in the film Overboard Roddy McDowall 1987
Andrew Martin robotic/android butler in Isaac Asimov's novella The Bicentennial Man and the film based on it 1976
Archer Samuel and Elizabeth Daily's butler in The Woman In Black John R. Walker 1983
Aurthour Guardian and Butler to Equius Zahhak in Homestuck Andrew Hussie
Banks Simon Peel's butler in the British sitcom Never the Twain Teddy Turner 1981
Barkley in the film The Toy Wilfrid Hyde-White 1982
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 1901
Bates in Top Hat (1935) Eric Blore 1935
Bautista in Rigoberto Picaporte
Sebastian Beach Lord Emsworth's butler at Blandings Castle, from the works of P. G. Wodehouse 1915
Beeker from the Phule novels by Robert Asprin 1990
Lynn Belvedere from the novel Belvedere, the adapted feature film and its sequels, and the TV series Mr. Belvedere Clifton Webb, Christopher Hewett 1947 [1]
Benson DuBois butler to the Tates on Soap and household manager to Governor Gatling on the spinoff series Benson Robert Guillaume 1977
Thomas Benson Butler and assistant to Wolf Frankenstein Edgar Norton 1939
Bernard The Osborns' butler from the Spider-Man movies John Paxton 2002 [2]
Bertram butler to the Ross family in Jessie Kevin Chamberlin 2011
Bill Tremblay butler of the Where's Wabi League White Glove specialist
Edmund Blackadder butler to the Prince of Wales in Blackadder the Third Rowan Atkinson 1987
Bob in Bob the Butler Tom Green 2005
Mr. Boo butler to Uncle Basti in the kensington reptilarium
Bootler butler to Lady Bow from the video game Paper Mario 2000
Brabinger family retainer of the fforbes-Hamiltons from the BBC TV series To the Manor Born John Rudling 1979
Brackett butler to Lord Belborough of the children's television show Chigley 1969
Fritz Brenner Nero Wolfe's servant 1934
Brewster the Cranleighs’ butler in Doctor WhoBlack Orchid Brian Hawksley 1982
Birmingham Brown butler/chauffeur of Charlie Chan in the 1940s film serial Mantan Moreland 1944
Brunton butler to the Musgrave family in "The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual" James Hazeldine, Brian Jackson, David Bannerman, Clifton Boyne 1893
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 1923
Domovoi Butler from the Artemis Fowl novels 2001
Juliet Butler from the Artemis Fowl novels 2001
The Butler 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 2003
The Butler butler to No. 2 in The Prisoner Angelo Muscat 1967
Butler Livers butler from the game Brave Fencer Musashi R. Martin Klein 1998
Mr. Butlertron from Clone High Chris Miller 2002 [3]
Charles Carson Butler to the Crawley family in the ITV series Downton Abbey Jim Carter 2010
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 1953
Carter Butler to Sir Wilfrid Robarts in "The Witness for the Prosecution" Ian Wolfe, Peter Sallis 1925
Cavendish Butler to Sir Hugo Drax in James Bond movie Moonraker Arthur Howard 1979
Chadwick Butler to Sir Humphrey Pengallan Horace Hodges 1939
Chives British butler to Louis Stevens in Even Stevens, episode 43, "Gutter Queen" Daniel Faltus 2002
Chives loyal butler to Raef Halleber (formerly Julian Halleber) from the UK TV series ChuckleVision David Yip 2008
Coleman from Trading Places Denholm Elliott 1983
Collins Marcus Scarman's ill-fated butler in Doctor Who: Pyramids of Mars Michael Bilton 1975
Chunjin undercover Communist valet to Raymond Shaw in The Manchurian Candidate 1959
Claude Faustus butler for Alois Trancy of the Trancy Household in Kuroshitsuji II Jason Douglas 2010
Clorica butler to the avatar in Rune Factory 4 Heather Hogan (English), Hitomi Nabatame (Japanese) 2012
Codsworth robotic butler to the Sole Survivor in Fallout 4 Stephen Russell 2015
Cogsworth Majordomo for the Beast in Beauty and the Beast David Ogden Stiers 1991
Crichton butler to Lord Loam, from J. M. Barrie's The Admirable Crichton 1902
Cube from Princess Maker and Petite Princess Yucie Tomo Saeki (Japanese), Josh Meyer (English) 1993
Darach butler of later Elite Four member Caitlin in the Pokémon franchise 2008
Desmond from the Rip Kirby comics 1946
Didit butler in the Clue VCR game 1985
Drake Oliver Warbucks' butler in Annie
Duckworth Scrooge McDuck's butler/chauffeur on Ducktales (Battista in the Italian comics) Chuck McCann 1987
Edgar butler to retired opera diva Madame Adelaide Bonfamille in The Aristocats Roddy Maude-Roxby 1970
English butler to Kid Notorious in Kid Notorious Alan Selka 2003
Emilio Lopez butler to Preston Blake in Mr. Deeds John Turturro 2002
Ferguson butler to Frasier Crane in Frasier episode "Taking Liberties" Victor Garber 2000
Claude Fitzwilliam butler to Victoria Woodworth in Fitzwilly Dick Van Dyke 1967
Fodor butler to the Mortevals in Boris Karloff Mexican film House of Evil José Luis G. de León 1968
Franz butler to the Von Trapp family in The Sound of Music Gil Stuart 1959
Mr. French Uncle Bill's butler in the 1960s US sitcom Family Affair Sebastian Cabot 1966
Frith Butler to the De Winter family in Rebecca Edward Fielding, Hugh Morton, John Horsley 1938
Genji Ronoue from Umineko no Naku Koro ni 2007
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 1990
George (billed as Manservant) manservant to Damien Thorn in Omen III: The Final Conflict Hugh Moxey 1981
George Costanza briefly became Frank Costanza's butler in The Handicap Spot due to payment of a wrecked car Jason Alexander 1989
Giles from the murder mystery reality-competition series Whodunnit? Gildart Jackson 2013 [4]
Giovanni Bertuccio butler/steward to The Count of Monte Cristo Sergio Rubini, Dominic Barto, Paul Le Person, Paolo Stoppa, Marcel Herrand 1844
Godfrey butler to the Bullock family in My Man Godfrey William Powell, David Niven 1935
Delbert Grady from Stephen King's The Shining Philip Stone, Stanley Anderson 1977
Grovely butler to Montana Max of Tiny Toon Adventures 1990
Gudgeon butler to the Angkatell family in Agatha Christie's The Hollow Edward Fox (TV film), A. J. Brown (1951 London theatre production) 1946
Hargreaves butler to Harrison Chase in the Doctor Who serial The Seeds of Doom Seymour Green 1976
Hayate Ayasaki from Hayate no Gotoku Ryōko Shiraishi 2004
Heathcliff from Big Hero 6 David Shaughnessy 2014
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 1982
Herbert from Justice Squad [5]
Hermann butler to Count Scarlioni/Scaroth in the Doctor Who story "City of Death" Kevin Flood 1979
Higgins from the 1951 radio comedy It's Higgins, Sir, recreated as the television show Our Man Higgins in 1962 Harry McNaughton, Stanley Holloway 1951
Jonathan Higgins majordomo in Magnum, P.I. John Hillerman 1980
Hillary butler for Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Chris Barrie 2001
Robert Hiller Dorothy's butler in Two's Company Donald Sinden 1975
Hirsh butler to WKRP owner Lillian Carlson Ian Wolfe 1981
Hobson in Arthur and Arthur 2: On the Rocks John Gielgud 1981
Mr. Homn Lwaxana Troi's manservant in Star Trek: The Next Generation Carel Struycken 1987
Hovis from Catscratch Maurice LaMarche 2005
Angus Hudson from Upstairs, Downstairs Gordon Jackson 1971
Ianto Jones from Torchwood (while his role could be considered General Support, he considers that the services he provides make him "like a butler") 2006
Ingmar Freakazoid's mute butler 1995
Igor butler to Count Duckula (animated series) Jack May 1988
Igor The hunchbacked assistant of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein in Young Frankenstein Marty Feldman 1974
Ishizaki Karin Kanzuki's rotund, muscular butler in Street Fighter Alpha 3 1998
Jacob the unisex butler in all the La Cage Aux Folles films Benny Luke 1978
Jake witch disguised as the Wilhern family's butler in Penelope Michael Feast 2008
Jakob the avatar's butler in Fire Emblem Fates Benjamin Diskin, Junichi Suwabe 2015
James butler to Miss Sophie in TV sketch Dinner for One Freddie Frinton 1963
Jamesir Bensonmum blind butler to Lionel Twain in the movie Murder by Death Alec Guinness 1976
Edwin Jarvis from Marvel Comics' Avengers series 1964
Jeepers Bob Hope's butler in Paramount's Never Say Die Ernest Cossart 1939
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 Jeeves.com. Michael Hordern, Andrew Sachs, Dennis Price, Stephen Fry 1915
Jeeves the Colonel's butler from the adventure game Colonel's Bequest 1989
Jeeves robotic butler (and former warbot) from the Liaden Universe novels 1989
Jodot the count's butler and chief assassin from Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro Ichirō Nagai (Japanese), Jeff Winkless, Milton James (English) 1979
Joost Olivier B. Bommel's loyal butler in the comic series Tom Poes 1942
Jorge Campos featured in Sensitive Butlers IV
Joseph Butler to Alexander Sebastian in Notorious Alexis Minotis, Ronald Guttman 1946
Jenkins Butler of Daphne Blake in the long-running animated TV series Scooby-Doo Don Messick 1989
Jennings the butler in the 2001 film Gosford Park, directed by Robert Altman Alan Bates 2001
John Doe AKA Shelly de Killer from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney − Justice for All 2002
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 1964
Kato Britt Reid's valet in the Green Hornet Raymond Toyo, Rollon Parker, Michael Tolan, Keye Luke, Bruce Lee, Jay Chou 1936
Kyrano manservant to Jeff Tracy in Thunderbirds David Graham (TV series), Bhasker Patel (film) 1965
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 1895
Lawrence Doctor Nefarious' butler in the Ratchet & Clank videogame series Michael Bell 2004
Lucas (or Lucan) a knight who served as King Arthur's butler in Le Morte d'Arthur 1485
Lurch in The Addams Family Ted Cassidy, Carel Struycken 1938
Magersfontein Lugg in the Albert Campion novels, written by Margery Allingham Wally Patch, Brian Glover 1930
Martin from The Parent Trap remake Simon Kunz 1998
Max von Mayerling Butler and former husband to Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard Erich von Stroheim, Walter Kohler, Fred Johanson 1950
Max (a parody of Max von Mayerling) from Cats Don't Dance Mark Dindal 1997
Max from the TV show Hart to Hart Lionel Stander 1979
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 1895
Meadows from Chuck Jones' animated short The Aristo-Cat Mel Blanc 1943
Meadows butler to the Stanley family from The Pirate Movie Clive Hearne 1982
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) 1943
Mr. Nettlebed from Rosamunde Pilcher's novel Coming Home 1995
Nick Nack butler to Francisco Scaramanga in The Man with the Golden Gun Herve Villechaize 1974
Niles in The Nanny Daniel Davis 1993
Nimrod Neanderthal butler in the Doctor Who tale Ghost Light Carl Forgione 1989
Norman Burg Roger Smith's butler in anime television series The Big O Milton James 1999
Orto K. Gotchi Dudley's butler in Street Fighter III 1997
Aloysius Parker Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward's butler in Thunderbirds David Graham and Ron Cook 1965
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 1873
Paul Moriyama Momoka Nishizawa's butler in Sgt. Frog 1999
Peppermint Butler Princess Bubblegum's butler in Adventure Time Steve Little 2010
Mr. Pitcher Butler to Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden Dennis Hoey, Basil Clarke, Philip Locke 1910
Pfister Butler in Haunted Honeymoon Bryan Pringle 1986
Plimpton Butler to Dr. Wilfred Glendon in Werewolf of London Joseph North 1935
Poole Butler to Dr. Henry Jekyll in 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 1886
Pork Butler and valet to Gerald O'Hara in Gone with the Wind Oscar Polk 1936
Praiseworthy Jeeves-like butler in the children's novel By the Great Horn Spoon! by Sid Fleischman 1963
Ramsley from The Haunted Mansion Terence Stamp 2003
Raunce succeeds to the position from footman when Eldon the Butler dies, in the novel Loving by Henry Green 1945
Randolph The Cleary's Butler from Wedding Crashers Ron Canada 2005
Raymond Butler and valet to Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane Paul Stewart 1941
Reginald The Quartermaine family's former butler in the TV series General Hospital 1992
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 1973
Riffael Raffit Butler to Earl Cain 1991
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) 2006
Rochester butler to Jack Benny on the Jack Benny Show 1937
Rogers husband of Ethel Rogers and suspect in Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None Richard Haydn, Paul L. Smith 1939
Rowen J. Ilbert Butler for the Sharil family in the video game Tales of Xillia Mugihito Terada (Japanese), Todd Haberkorn (English) 2011
Marmaduke Ruggles in Harry Leon Wilson's Ruggles of Red Gap and its 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 1914
Ruthven Butler to Melrose Plant in the Richard Jury detective series written by Martha Grimes (pronounced Rivven) 1981
Sam Butler and best friend to Rick Blaine in Casablanca Dooley Wilson, Clarence Muse, Scatman Crothers 1942
Sam Butler to the Amberson family in The Magnificent Ambersons J. Louis Johnson, Eamon Rohan 1918
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) 1954
Saturnin Butler/servant in Zdenek Jirotka's eponymous novell and eponymous film Oldřich Vízner 1942
Sandor Butler/servant to Countess Marya Zaleska in Dracula's Daughter Irving Pichel 1936
Saunders the butler who replaced Benson DuBois on Soap Roscoe Lee Browne 1980
Sebastian Lili's butler in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection 2005
Sebastian Michaelis butler to Ciel Phantomhive in the manga Kuroshitsuji Daisuke Ono (Japanese), J. Michael Tatum (English), Hiro Mizushima (Live action) 2006
Seecombe Butler to the Ambrose family in My Cousin Rachel Tudor Owen, Bert Parnaby, Tim Barlow 1951
Shakelford from Justice Squad and The Critic
Shinobu Shiori Hongo's Butler from Mei-chan no Shitsuji Osamu Mukai (live action) 2006
Charlie Silversmith butler of Deverill Hall in The Mating Season 1949
Simonides Butler to Judah Ben-Hur Nigel De Brulier, Sam Jaffe, Simón Andreu, Haluk Bilginer 1880
Smethells steward for the player in Titanic: Adventure Out of Time 1996
Smithers Veronica Lodge's butler in the Archie comics 1957
Waylon Smithers assistant to Mr Burns from The Simpsons Harry Shearer 1989
Agador Spartacus butler in The Birdcage Hank Azaria 1996
Spencer the Hartfords' butler in Power Rangers Operation Overdrive 2007
Septimus Spratt butler to Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, in the ITV series Downton Abbey Jeremy Swift 2013
Standish butler to T. Herman Zweibel, editor of The Onion
Stevens in Remains of the Day Anthony Hopkins 1989
Alf Stokes Butler to the Meldrum family in You Rang, M'Lord? Paul Shane 1988
Subaru Konoe female butler of Kanade Suzutsuki who is disguised as a male in the Mayo Chiki! anime, manga and light novel Yuka Iguchi 2009
Tanaka former head butler of the Phantomhive household in the manga Kuroshitsuji. 2006
Thomas Butler to the Lord family in The Philadelphia Story Rex Evans, Richard Garrick 1939
Valkenhayn R. Hellsing butler to the Alucard family in the BlazBlue videogame series Motomu Kiyokawa (Japanese), Doug Stone (English) 2008
various members of the Igor family in the Discworld novels 1998
Vishnal butler to the avatar in Rune Factory 4 Vic Mignogna (English), Daisuke Namikawa (Japanese) 2012
Volkanon butler to the avatar in Rune Factory 4 Patrick Seitz (English), Yukitoshi Hori (Japanese) 2012
Wadsworth in the movie Clue Tim Curry 1985
Wadsworth robotic butler to the Lone Wanderer in Fallout 3. Stephen Russell 2008
Walter C. Dornez from the manga Hellsing (and subsequent anime) by Kouta Hirano Motomu Kiyokawa, Romi Park (young) 1997
Wallace the Ridgemeres’ butler in the Only Fools and Horses episode "A Touch of Glass" Donald Bisset 1982
Wilkins Butler to Mr. and Mrs. Topper in Topper Alan Mowbray 1926
Willikins Samuel Vimes' butler in the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett 1993
Winston from Oliver & Company 1988
Winston the Griplings’ butler and chauffeur from As Told By Ginger John Kassir 2000
Winston "Jeeves" Smith butler of Lara Croft in the video game series Tomb Raider 1997
Winter Butler to Sam Flusky in Under Capricorn Jack Watling, Jim Holt 1937
Wintergreen Slade's butler in Teen Titans 1980
Woodhouse Sterling Archer's mistreated butler (technically a valet) in the comedy series Archer, who formerly worked for Mallory Archer. George Coe 2009
Wong from Marvel Comics' Doctor Strange series 1963
You There butler to Bender's Uncle Vladimir in Futurama episode "The Honking" 2000
Zazu not technically a butler, but he serves as majordomo to king Mufasa in the film The Lion King Rowan Atkinson 1994

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References[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