William Butler (actor)

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For the Irish silent film actor, see William J. Butler.

William Butler is an actor, writer, director, make-up artist, special effects technician and producer.


He is known for his characters being killed in many of the horror films that he appears in. He has starred in Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood as Michael, Night of the Living Dead as Tom, Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III as Ryan, and as Ben in two episodes of the television show Freddy's Nightmares. He has claimed to be upset with how the 4th and 5th Return of The Living Dead turned out.[citation needed]

William Butler grew up working the carnival circuit that his parents owned and operated. When asked about what got him into acting he replied:


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  1. ^ Tim Malcolm. "William Butler INTERVIEW". MatchFlick. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 

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