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Dean Butler

Almanzo Wilder in Little House on the Prairie

Photos Dean Butler Birth name: Dean Butler
Birth date: 1956/05/20 (66 years old)
Birth place : Prince George, British Columbia (CA

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Biography for Dean Butler

Dean Butler was born May 20, 1956, in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. He played the role of Almanzo Wilder in the later years of the Little House on the Prairie television series. He has spent most of his life living in California, and currently lives just below the famous "Hollywood sign". His hobbies include photography, running, wood working, and singing in his home recording studio. He co-founded the Dreams to Reality Foundation which helps AIDS patients, and does AIDS awareness. He can currently be seen in a Hardee's commercial, and was also recently in a national Mercedes Benz commercial. He also did an episodic writing assignment on the Canadian produced Tekwar. He has also judged the Miss America Pageant, and has judged and hosted numerous state pagents, including those held in Tennessee, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and California.

He still continued his career, in 1997 he appeared several resumptions in the series "Buffy against vampires".

He spends most of his life in California and currently lives just below the famous "Hollywood Sign".

Dean Butler is an American actor born May 20, 1956 in Burbank, California. He is best known for his role as Almanzo Wilder in the television series Little House on the Prairie, broadcast between 1974 and 1981.

Butler started his acting career at the age of 15, playing in television advertisements and movies for television. He then appeared in popular television series from the 70s and 80s, such as Emergency!, The Partridge Family and The Love Boat.

In 1974, Butler obtained the main role in Little House on the Prairie, a series adapted from the novels of Laura Ingalls Wilder. The role of Almanzo Wilder earned him national recognition and he became a favorite of fans of the series. After the end of Little House on the Prairie, Butler continued to play in television series and movies for television, especially in productions such as Perry Mason, Murder, She Wrote and Matlock.

In addition to his acting career, Butler is also a producer and a director. He produced and produced several independent films, as well as documentaries and television series. In 2001, he also co-founded the Dean Butler Foundation, a non-profit organization which aims to support artists and creators in the pursuit of their artistic projects.

Over the years, Butler has been recognized for his work in the entertainment industry, in particular by receiving several nominations at the Emmy Awards for his work in Little House on the Prairie. He is considered one of the most talented actors of his generation and left an indelible footprint on the entertainment industry.


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Title Role
The Final Goal (1995) Valentine
Without a Pass (1991) Officer #1 - 1965
Private Affairs (1989) (TV) Matthew Green
The New Gidget (1986) TV Series Jeff Griffin (Moondoggie) (1986-1988)
Desert Hearts (1985) Darrell
Gidget's Summer Reunion (1985) (TV) Jeff 'Moondoggie' Griffin
Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984) (TV) Almanzo Wilder
Little House: The Last Farewell (1984) (TV) Almanzo James Wilder
Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (1983) (TV) Almanzo 'Manly' Wilder
The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (1983) (TV) Steve Bensfield
Little House on the Prairie (1974) TV Series Almanzo James Wilder (1979-1983)
Forever (1978) (TV) Michael Wagner



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