Butch Patrick

Actor
He spent only two years as a star of the CBS sitcom "The Munsters" (1964-1966) but Butch Patrick remained 50 years later identified almost exclusively with the role of pointy-eared "were-boy" Eddie Munster. The oldest ... Read more »
Born: 08/02/1953

Filmography

Actor (20)

Surge of Power 2006 (Movie)

As Himself (Actor)

100 Greatest Kid Stars 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Child Stars: Then and Now 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Star Dates 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Simpsons 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Where Are They Now? Part 2 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Lidsville 1971 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wild Pack 1971 (Movie)

No Legs (Actor)

Eighty Steps to Jonah 1969 (Movie)

Brian (Actor)

The Munsters 1964 - 1966 (TV Show)

Actor

Marineland Carnival 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

Actor

Munster, Go Home 1965 (Movie)

Eddie Munster (Actor)

One Man's Way 1963 (Movie)

John Peale (Actor)

The Real McCoys 1957 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Pressure Point 1962 (Movie)

Playmate (Actor)

The Two Little Bears 1960 (Movie)

Billy Davis (Actor)

Here Come the Munsters (TV Show)

Actor

The Young Loner (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

He spent only two years as a star of the CBS sitcom "The Munsters" (1964-1966) but Butch Patrick remained 50 years later identified almost exclusively with the role of pointy-eared "were-boy" Eddie Munster. The oldest child of a family broken by divorce, Patrick discovered in show business a structure denied him as a boy growing up in a single parent household. Spotted by a talent agent when he was only seven, Patrick was slotted into a lucrative run of TV commercials and guest spots on popular weekly series. He made his film debut in 1961 and racked up a handful of film appearances opposite such marquee headliners as Judy Garland, Burt Lancaster and Sidney Poitier, but became an instant celebrity after joining the cast of "The Munsters." After a short-lived turn as a teen idol in the mid-Seventies, Patrick vanished from the limelight, his career derailed by age and a descent into drug use. A decade later, Butch Patrick emerged as a bona fide pop culture icon, a staple of the nostalgia convention circuit, and one of the last surviving links to the Golden Age of Television.

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