Dan Butler

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (5)

  • Dan Butler: There are so many different camps about what being gay means. The danger comes when each one is so rigid that it sees itself as the true picture.

  • Dan Butler: Besides, I have a sister who's straight. And I want her to know that I love her and support her.

  • Dan Butler: I'm not big on the closet.

  • Dan Butler: I also want to mention here that I continue to have a very loving and wonderful relationship with my boyfriend.

  • Dan Butler: I'm not a straight man, but I play one on television.

Trivia (20)

  • Dan is one of only two actors who have been in the original Hannibal Lecter film, Manhunter and Silence of the Lambs. The other actor is Frankie Faison.

  • He is 5'7".

  • Dan joined and was in a theatre group in high school.

  • Dan was in the play The Lisbon Traviata and once the run had finished in New York, he moved to Los Angeles to play in the show during 1990 and 1991.

  • Dan moved to the state of New York during 1980 so that he could begin a career in acting.

  • Dan, along with Candace Gingrich, were spokespersons for the National Coming Out Day Project in 1995.

  • Dan studied acting for a total of two years, from 1976 to 1978.

  • His mother and sister were quick to accept that Dan was gay. However Dan’s father had a more difficult time accepting it.

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