Norbert Leo Butz


Date Of Birth

January 30, 1967


Actor Norbert Leo Butz was born on January 30, 1967 in St. Louis, Missouri. The seventh of eleven children, he first graduated from the Webster University, with a BFA degree; he later took his MFA degree from the University of Alabama. He also trained under the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Professional Actor Training Program.

He made his Broadway debut in 1996, when he took over the role of Roger Davis in the musical Rent. He earned a Tony nomination for his performance in Thou Shalt Not, and later won a Tony for the musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. He was also in the original Broadway run of Wicked. He made his film debut in 1998, appearing in Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God… Be Back By Five, and later starred in other films like Noon Blue Apples, West of Here and Dan in Real Life. He also appeared as a guest star in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In 2010, he was cast on the short-lived series The Deep End. After that, he landed guest roles on The Good Wife, CSI, and Blue Bloods, just to name a few. At present, he is part of the series Bloodline.

Place of Birth

St. Louis, Missouri, USA




2015 Bloodline (TV Series)
2014 Better Living Through Chemistry
2013 The English Teacher
2012/I Disconnect
2012 Greetings from Tim Buckley
2012 County (TV Movie)
2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
2011 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
2011 Higher Ground
2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
2010/I Fair Game
2010 The Deep End (TV Series)
2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
2007 Playing Chicken (TV Movie)
2007 Dan in Real Life
2002 West of Here
2002 Noon Blue Apples
2000 Looking for an Echo
2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
1998 Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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