Butterfield and Muriel Bremner as Mr. & Mrs. Carter Colby in the radio program Lonely Women .
|Born||October 28, 1895|
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
|Died||May 2, 1957 (aged 61)|
Los Angeles, California, USA
Actor Herbert Butterfield (October 28, 1895 – May 2, 1957) was best known for his work in American radio. Perhaps his major roles on radio were those of crime-lab expert Lee Jones (as well as many supporting characters) in Dragnet, and The Commissioner in Dangerous Assignment.
Butterfield acted dozens of roles on Broadway Is My Beat. His other roles in radio programs included: Rex Kramer on Dan Harding's Wife , Ziehm in Girl Alone , Clarence Wellman in The Halls of Ivy , Weissoul in Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy , Preacher Jim in Kitty Keene, Inc. , Judge Carter Colby in Lonely Women , Phineas Herringbone in Ma Perkins , Judge Glenn Hunter in One Man's Family , and Judge Colby in Today's Children .He also was the last actor to play Inspector Richard Queen in The Adventures of Ellery Queen on radio.
Butterfield's limited activity on television included reprising his roles of Clarence Wellman in The Halls of Ivy [ better source needed ] He appeared in many episodes of the TV version of Dragnet. He also had roles in a few movies, including The House on Telegraph Hill and Shield for Murder . [ better source needed ]and The Commissioner in Dangerous Assignment.
|1950||Never Fear||Walter Williams|
|1951||The House on Telegraph Hill||Joseph C. Callahan|
|1953||The I Don't Care Girl||Doctor||Uncredited|
|1953||A Blueprint for Murder||Judge at Preliminary Hearing||Uncredited|
|1954||Shield for Murder||Cabot|
|1955||The Tender Trap||Minister||Voice, Uncredited|
|1955||The Fighting Chance||Tipsy Man||Uncredited|
|1956||The Ten Commandments||Royal Physician||Uncredited|
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