David Butler

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Birthday
12, 1927
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
May 27, 2006 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1927
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
May 27, 2006 (78)

About

Scottish screenwriter, most famous for writing 1976's Voyage of the Damned, which garnered him an Oscar nomination.

Before Fame

He originally wanted to be an actor and supported himself through his writing.

Trivia

He won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Special for his work on 1986's Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy.

Family Life

He was married to Mary McPhail until his death.

Associated With

His teleplay for The Duchess of Duke Street featured Gemma Jones.