Dean Butler

Dean Butler

Dean Butler  Canadian Actor


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Dean Butler and Katherine Cannon
Katherine Cannon and Dean Butler have been married for 19 years since 2002. view relationship


Dean Butler has been in a relationship with Mary Hart (1983).


Dean Butler is a 65 year old Canadian Actor. Born on 20th May, 1956 in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, he is famous for Almanzo on Little House on the Prairie, Hank Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer in a career that spans 1976–2008 (actor); 2005–present (producer). His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Dean Butler has been in 10 on-screen matchups, including Caryn Richman in Gidget's Summer Reunion (1985), Crystal Bernard in The Love Boat (1977), Genie Francis in Murder, She Wrote (1984), Mary Beth McDonough in The Love Boat (1977) and Mary Cadorette in The Love Boat (1977).

Dean Butler is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and 1956 births.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 38 years, 9 months - -
Dating1 10 months, 4 days - -
Total2 38 years, 9 months 19 years, 9 months 10 months, 4 days


First Name Dean
Last Name Butler
Full Name at Birth Dean Butler
Age 65 years
Birthday 20th May, 1956
Birthplace Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Canadian
High School Piedmont High School- Oakland, CA
University University of the Pacific
Occupation Text Television actor, writer, and producer of entertainment, sports and documentary programming
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Almanzo on Little House on the Prairie, Hank Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Year(s) Active 1976-2008 (actor); 2005-present (producer), 1976–2008 (actor); 2005–present (producer)
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) The Spencer Company
Official Websites
Family Member Katherine Cannon (wife) (actress)

Dean Butler (born May 20, 1956) is a Canadian-American actor and producer of entertainment, sports and documentary programming.

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Dean Butler65 TaurusActor
Mary Hart70 ScorpioTV Personality
Katherine Cannon68 VirgoActress


Chemical Wedding2008Ceremony ManMovie
Ricky 62000Vic PortelanceMovie
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family2000FBI AgentTV Show
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1997Hank SummersTV Show
Fame L.A.1997ProducerTV Show
JAG1995Navy Appellate Court Judge #2TV Show
The Final Goal1995ValentineMovie
Juana la Cubana1994Movie
Diagnosis Murder1993SlyTV Show
Renegade1992CopTV Show
Tequila and Bonetti1992Frank AvalonTV Show
Without a Pass1991Officer #1 - 1965Movie
Shades of LA1990Dr. Ted KolfaxTV Show
The New Gidget1986Jeff 'Moondoggie' GriffinTV Show
Desert Hearts1985DarrellMovie
Gidget's Summer Reunion1985Jeff 'Moondoggie' GriffinTV Movie
Little House: Bless All the Dear Children1984Almanzo WilderTV Movie
Little House: The Last Farewell1984Almanzo WilderTV Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984Howard GriffinTV Show
Who's the Boss?1984JasonTV Show
Little House: Look Back to Yesterday1983Almanzo WilderTV Movie
The Kid with the 200 I.Q.1983Steve BensfieldTV Movie
Hotel1983Gary Marsh, Michael KorsakTV Show
Here's Boomer1980GaryTV Show
Forever1978Michael WagnerTV Movie
CHiPs1977Dean ButlerTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Carl Peters, Harley BattenTV Show
The Love Boat1977Brent Harper, Scott Pryor, Stan BarberTV Show
Little House on the Prairie1974Almanzo James WilderTV Show
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Matthew GreenTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (12)

Carol (Gernon) HunterMar 17, 2011

St. Patrick's Day!! Hey, Dean, I was just reminded that 32 years ago this day, you accompanied me to my AXO pledge dance. (I do apologize about the ridiculous costume.)

myah shippertDec 30, 2010

hi my cuzin watches lhotp all the time. she loves you!

OlviaSep 6, 2010

Almanzo is my true love in lhotp i watch it all the time because of my teacher at school im glad i really got into lhotp or i would never have known who he was im still really young so i still have along time to watch it over and over on the hallmark channel Yahoo!!

JenniferSep 1, 2010

Beth, I was a guest at the wedding.

"Beth"Mar 25, 2010

oh yea me 2, i watch re runs all the time! in fact im watching one right now. when i was younger i was sooo in love with almanzo! well still am but i have a bf! lol anyway just wanted to say great job dean you are the one and only almanzo in my eyes! really handsome too!!

sunshine2usunshine2uDec 6, 2009 dates Dean and Katherines marriage as 2002

BethNov 18, 2009

Jennifer, what is the source of your knowledge about that Rainer Grant?

JenniferSep 8, 2009

Dean has been married to Katherine Cannon since the late 1990`s. In the mid 90`s he was briefly married to stripper Rainer Grant (real name Tiffany Rainer Grantham).

Mrs_Adam_RodriguezNov 12, 2008

Dean, I loved u on Little House on the Prairie. Of course, I watched the re-runs, since it ended b4 I was born. ur pretty cute.

ReneeMar 31, 2008


PaulaJun 5, 2007

what about his wife Katherine Cannon that he been married to since the 80`s.

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