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Who is actress Yancy Butler from “Witchblade”? Her Bio: Net Worth, Family, Age, Height, Husband

Who is Yancy Butler?

Yancy Victoria Butler, born on the 2nd of July 1970, and is an American actress who became known through her roles in the films “Hard Target” and “Drop Zone.” She also became famous from her appearances in the fantasy series “Witchblade.”

Yancy Butler’s Early Life

Butler was born in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York City, into a long line of performers, including her mother, Leslie Vega being a theatre company manager, and her father, Joe Butler a drummer and vocalist for the ‘60s rock group The Lovin’ Spoonful. Butler attended the prestigious HB Studios in New York when she was 13, and also dance and ballet classes at Joffrey and Ailey schools. She subsequently enrolled into Sarah Lawrence College, from where she graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts.

Yancy Butler’s Career

Butler made a small appearance in the movie “Savage Weekend” in 1979 when she was a young girl, but her career really began in the ‘90s; her first major role came in 1992, when she appeared in the television series “Mann & Machine,” playing an android police officer working alongside a human detective. In 1993 Butler starred in her second movie, this time as an adult in the film “Hard Target”, and followed it with the movies “Drop Zone” and “Let It Be Me.” Her early years as an actress certainly helped establish her career as well as her net worth.

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After appearing in a string of films, Butler went back to the small screen, and joined the cast of the CBS series “Brooklyn South” from 1997 to 1998, then a new series entitled “Witchblade” in 2000. Despite only running for two seasons, the Turner Network Television series became a huge hit and had a cult following, with Yancy starring as Sara Pezzini, an NYPD homicide detective whose life is changed when she encountered the witchblade. The success of the show, albeit short, helped catapult her career to new heights, and increase her wealth considerably. In this decade Butler has continued to appear in various movies, including “Kick-Ass”, “Shark Week”, and “Kick-Ass 2”. Today, she is still actively working as an actress, with the films “Death Race 2050” and “Boyfriend Killer” as some of her most recent works, plus the TV film “Boyfriend Killer” in 2017.

Yancy Butler’s Body Measurement

In terms of her body measurement, Butler is 5ft. 7ins. (1.70 m.) tall and weighs approximately 123 lbs. (56kgs). Her vital statistics are 35-24-34, and she also has dark brown hair and green eyes.

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Yancy Butler’s Net Worth

As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Butler’s net worth is reported to be close to $2 million, acquire from her years working as an actress in both film and on television.

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Yancy Butler’s Personal Life

In terms of her personal life, Butler is currently single. There are no reports of her dating life, and prefers to keep that part of her life private. In the past she was reported to be dating Jeff Fahey.

Yancy Butler’s Controversial Life

Despite having a successful career, Butler also had a troubled personal life. In 2003, a few months after the cancellation of “Witchbalde”, she was taken in to custody in Delray Beach, Florida for disorderly intoxication, and was sentenced to a substance-abuse treatment program.

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In 2007, Butler once again had a public altercation, and was charged with driving under the influence after she crashed her car. Recently, she was once again arrested after she was found passed-out behind the wheel of a vehicle.

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