Yancy Butler

D.O.B: Jul 02, 1970 |  New York City, New York, USA

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Yancy Butler was born and grew up in Greenwich Village, New York City during the 1970s, so its not unusual that she chose to be an actor, being third generation showbiz. Her father is Joe Butler, the lead singer and drummer for the reunited Lovin Spoonful; her step-mother, Kim, was a company manager for Broadway shows, and her grandparents were also involved in various aspects of the theater.

Biography

Yancy Butler was born and grew up in Greenwich Village, New York City during the 1970s, so its not unusual that she chose to be an actor, being third generation showbiz. Her father is Joe Butler, the lead singer and drummer for the reunited Lovin Spoonful; her step-mother, Kim, was a company manager for Broadway shows, and her grandparents were also involved in various aspects of the theater. At the age of 13, Butler began studying at the prestigious HB Studios in New York, and continued to do so until entering Sarah Lawrence College. Ms Butler made her motion picture starring debut in John Woos Hard Target with Jean-Claude Van Damme. Yancys television debut in Law & Order landed her the series lead in Mann and Machine, which led to the starring role in South Beach.