Yancy Butler

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Yancy Butler is an actress best known for her role in the drama series ‘Witchblade.’

Jul 2, 1970

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Personal Details

  • Birthday: July 2, 1970
  • Nationality: American
  • Famous: Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses
  • City/State: New York City, New Yorkers
  • Known as: Yancy Victoria Butler
  • Universities:
    • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Birth Place: Greenwich Village, New York City, New York

Yancy Butler born at

Greenwich Village, New York City, New York

Birth Place

Yancy Butler was born as Yancy Victoria Butler on July 2, 1970 in Manhattan, New York, USA to Joe Butler, a vocalist and drummer, and Leslie Vega, a theatre company manager. She learnt ballet and dance at the prominent Joffrey and Ailey schools. She then studied at Sarah Lawrence College and received her bachelor's degree in liberal arts from there in 1991. Coming to the actress’ love and dating life, Butler had a boyfriend in the past. Currently, she is supposedly single.

Personal Life

Yancy Butler first appeared in the 1979 flick ‘Savage Weekend’ as a little girl. Her debut television appearance was in the1992 drama series ‘Mann & Machine’. After this, she appeared in seven episodes of ‘South Beach’. In 1994, the actress did the film ‘Drop Zone’. A year later, she played Corinne in the movie ‘Let It Be Me’. Then she had roles in the movies ‘Ravager’ and ‘The Ex’ in 1997. That year, Butler also began playing the role of Officer Anne-Marie Kersey in the drama series ‘Brooklyn South’.


In 2001 and 2002, she appeared as detective Sara Pezzini in the series ‘Witchblade’. She then joined the cast of the series ‘As the World Turns’. In the year 2010, the American beauty got featured in the flick ‘Kick-Ass’. The following year, she appeared in an episode of ‘The Mentalist’.


After this, she was cast in the TV film ‘Lake Placid: The Final Chapter’. Butler then did the movies ‘Hansel & Gretel Get Baked’ and ‘Kick-Ass 2’ in 2013. Two years later, she appeared in the television movie ‘Lake Placid vs. Anaconda’. She then did the TV flick ‘Boyfriend Killer’ and direct-to-video ‘Death Race 2050’ in 2017.


In November 2003, Yancy Butler was taken into custody for disorderly intoxication and was sentenced to a substance-abuse treatment program. In March 2007, she was arrested for driving under the influence and for crashing her car in a wire-guard rail. However, the actress was released on a $500 bail later on.

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