David Butler
Date of Birth
Dec 17, 1894
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA

Biography

David Butler's filmmaking career spans forty years. He is best remembered as a prolific director of musicals and romantic comedies. Prior to becoming a director, the San Francisco born Butler began his career as a three year old child actor. In 1918, he debuted on film in D.W. Griffith's The Greatest Thing in Life. He then went on to star in a series of films until 1929; concurrently Butler also...