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Charles Butterworth

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Biography

Charles Butterworth in Second Chorus (1940)

Source: Wikipedia

Charles Butterworth (July 26, 1896 – June 14, 1946) was an American actor specializing in comedy roles, often in musicals. In his obituary, he was described as "the man who could not make up his mind". Butterworth's distinct voice was the inspiration for the Cap'n Crunch commercials from the Jay Ward studio. Voice actor Daws Butler based Cap'n Crunch on the voice of Butterworth.

Fact file

  • Born: July 26, 1896 South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
  • Died: June 14, 1946 (aged 49) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: automobile accident
  • Resting place: St. Joseph Valley, South Bend, Indiana
  • Other names: Charlie Butterworth
  • Occupation: Stage and film actor
  • Years active: 1926-1944
  • Spouse(s): Ethel Kenyon (February 1932-1939)

Read more about Charles Butterworth at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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