Bill Butler

Director of photography, Cameraman, Electronics engineer
A leading American cinematographer Bill Butler hit his stride in the mid-1970s with such films as Francis Ford Coppola's "The Conversation" (1974), Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" and Milos Forman's "One Flew Over the ... Read more »
Born: 04/07/1921 in Colorado, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (78)

Funny Money 2014 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Plague 2014 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Funny Money 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Redline 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Frailty 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

GvsE 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Deceiver 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Anaconda 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Dark Skies 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Flipper 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mother 1996 (Movie)

director of photography San Francisco (Director of Photography)

A Walton Wedding 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Beethoven's 2nd 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Brooklyn Bridge 1991 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Director of Photography

Cop and A Half 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sniper 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hot Shots! 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Graffiti Bridge 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Biloxi Blues 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Child's Play 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Wildfire 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bates Motel 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Legal Eagles 1986 (Movie)

(Photography)

Beer 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Big Trouble 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rocky IV 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Streetcar Named Desire 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Thorn Birds 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Rocky III 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Stripes 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Sting II 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Can't Stop the Music 1980 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

It's My Turn 1980 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rocky II 1979 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Capricorn One 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Damien - Omen II 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Grease 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ice Castles 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Demon Seed 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Uncle Joe Shannon 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lipstick 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sunshine Part II 1976 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Alex & the Gypsy 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Jaws 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Deliver Us From Evil 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Sunshine 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery 1974 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Savage 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Conversation 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Deliverance 1972 (Movie)

(Photography)

Hickey and Boggs 1972 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Something Evil 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Drive, He Said 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Melinda 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Deathmaster 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Adam's Woman 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Return of Count Yorga 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Rain People 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fearless Frank 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Clear and Present Danger (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Death Ray 2000 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Don King: Only in America (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Fear on Trial (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Hustling (TV Show)

Director of Photography

I Heard the Owl Call My Name (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Indict and Convict (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Joe and Max (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Killing at Hell's Gate (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Mary White (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Passing Glory (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Raid on Entebbe (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Target Risk (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Big Ripoff (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Execution of Private Slovik (TV Show)

Director of Photography

When We Were Young (TV Show)

Director of Photography
Actor (4)

Facing the Giants 2006 (Movie)

Neil Prater (Actor)

Cinematographer Style 2005 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tell Them Who You Are 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography 1993 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

A leading American cinematographer Bill Butler hit his stride in the mid-1970s with such films as Francis Ford Coppola's "The Conversation" (1974), Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" and Milos Forman's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (both 1975). The latter brought him an Oscar nomination.

Milestones

1968

First film as photographer, "Fearless Frank"

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