Norbert Leo Butz
Bishop DuBourg High School
University of Alabama
Won his second Tony when he reprised the role of Carl Hanratty in the Broadway production of "Catch Me if You Can"
Originated the role of Carl Hanratty in the new musical "Catch Me If You Can" at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, WA
Stepped in to replace Jeremy Piven in David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow"; Piven suddenly dropped out due to health problems
Appeared as Captain Richard King in the miniseries adaptation of the Lonesome Dove prequel, "Comanche Moon" (CBS)
Appeared opposite Steve Carell and Dane Cook in the film "Dan in Real Life"
Won a Tony for his role as Freddy in the Broadway musical adaptation of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
Originated the role of Fiyero in the award winning Broadway musical "Wicked"
Co-starred in the film "West of Here"
Reprised role of Jamie in the off-Broadway musical "The Last Five Years"
Appeared in the Sundance-screened independent film "Noon Blue Apples"
Originated the role of Jamie in the off-Broadway musical "The Last Five Years"
Cast opposite Kate Levering and Craig Bierko in the Broadway musical "Thou Shalt Not"
Returned to "Rent" in the role of Roger
Made his TV acting debut in NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Made feature debut as a pawnbroker in "Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five"
Provided the vocals for lead actor Edoardo Ballerini in the film "Looking for an Echo"
Played the Emcee on tour in "Cabaret"
Was an understudy for the roles of Mark and Roger in "Rent"; eventually assumed role of Roger in 1997 and left show in December 1998
Began professional career with the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Worked at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Moved to New York City
According to Butz, his birth name was supposed to be Timothy James but because his father helped to deliver him, he was named Norbert after him.