An accomplished actor, writer, director and producer, Butler is probably best known for his 6 year stint on the Emmy Award winning series, Frasier where he played Bulldog, the ultra-heterosexual sportscaster. His one-man show, The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me..., garnered critical acclaim all across the country including Drama Desk and Outer Drama Critics Circle nominations when Butler performed it Off-Broadway.
Other acting credits include, Film: The First $20 Million is Always the Hardest, Enemy of the State, The Fan, Silence of the Lambs, Long Time Companion. TV: American Dream, X-Files, Ally McBeal, From the Earth to the Moon, Just Shoot Me, Roseanne. Broadway and Off-Broadway: Twentieth Century, Old Money, Light Up the Sky, Lisbon Traviata, Biloxi Blues, The Hothouse, True West, Widow Claire, Walk the Dog, Willie and Emerald City. Butler is currently at work on a new screenplay.