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Born: July 2, 19 in Greenwich Village, New York City
Yancy Victoria Butler is an American television and movie actress. Yancy Butler is the daughter of Joe Butler, drummer for the sixties rock group The Lovin' Spoonful.
After growing up in Greenwich Village, New York City, Yancy Butler went on to study at Sarah Lawrence College in 1987, where she majored in liberal arts. Butler's first major role was in the television series Mann & Machine in 1992.
A year later, Yancy Butler starred in her second series. In South Beach, she played a con artist and thief who made a deal with the federal government in exchange for their wiping of her criminal record, she performs certain tasks for them. Only six episodes were produced.
In 1995, she starred as Corinne the dancer in the film Let It Be Me, followed by the television program Brooklyn South which ran for a full season in 1997-1998.
Yancy Butler first film appearance was in John Woo's Hard Target featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme followed by Drop Zone featuring Wesley Snipes.
Yancy Butler's first series to survive more than one season was the television adaptation of the comic book Witchblade. 14 months later, after being arrested and charged with disorderly intoxication Butler was ordered to enter rehabilitation at the Renaissance Institute in Boca Raton for her condition, by a South Florida court. Later, it was discovered Yancy Butler had injuries from acting and family problems which led to her alcohol abuse.
Yancy Butler recently returned to acting with the thriller film Bloodlines, which was scheduled for release in 2006.
On February 11, 2007, Butler was arrested in her home on the charge of disorderly conduct. Yancy Butler had called police to her home to complain that her boyfriend would not give her the keys to her car or let her leave. Her boyfriend told police that she had been drinking and doing drugs and he did not want her driving. Yancy Butler also allegedly threw things at him because he would not let her leave. Butler was released on $500 bail and ordered by a judge to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings seven times a week until her next court appearance on March 8, 2007.
On March 13, 2007, Butler was charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive in the established lane after she crashed her Saab 900 into a wire guard rail in Sharon, Connecticut. Yancy Butler was released on a $500 bail and ordered to appear in Bantam Superior Court on March 26, 2007. On March 28, Bantam Superior Court Judge Richard Marano issued a re-arrest order for Butler because she had twice not appeared at scheduled court dates. The judge directed that the warrant not be served until April 2 to give Butler a chance to explain why she wasn't in court.