Yancy Butler - biography

Actor from United States of America

Yancy Butler Yancy Victoria Butler (born July 2, 1970) is an American television and movie actress known for her roles as Natasha Binder in the 1993 John Woo film Hard Target and as Detective Sara Pezzini on the TNT supernatural drama Witchblade. Butler was born in Greenwich Village, New York City. She is the daughter of Leslie (née Vega), a theatre company manager, and Joe Butler, drummer for the 1960s rock group The Lovin' Spoonful. Butler's first major role was in the television series Mann & Machine in 1992, in which she played an android police officer partnered with a human detective. The series was set in Los Angeles in the near future. The series was co-created by Dick Wolf, of Law & Order fame. A year later, she starred in her second series, South Beach also for Dick Wolf, in which 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. While Butler's first appearance was a small role as a small girl in a 1979 slasher film Savage Weekend, her next film appearance was the starring role in John Woo's 1993 film, Hard Target, featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme. She then starred in  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Yancy Victoria Butler
Date of birth
Place of birth
Greenwich Village
United States of America
Joseph Campbell Butler


Institution From To
Sarah Lawrence College


Year Performance Character
2012 Lake Placid: The Final Chapter Reba
2010 Lake Placid 3 Reba
2010 Kick-Ass Angie D'Amico
2009 Wolvesbayne Lilith
2006 Striking Range Emily Johanson
2006 Basilisk: The Serpent King Hannah
2004 The Last Letter Ms. Toney
2004 The Last Letter Alicia Cromwell
2000 The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior Veronica Hulka
2000 Thin Air Lisa St. Claire
1998 The Treat Wendy
1997 The Ex Deidre Kenyon
1997 Ravager Avedon Hammond
1995 Let It Be Me Corinne
1993 The Hit List Jordan Henning
1993 Hard Target Natasha 'Nat' Binder
0 Fast Money Francesca Marsh

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