Yancy Butler is an American actress who started acting in 1979 when she was a kid. But she became active in the 1990s. Her first famous role was in the television supernatural drama series ‘Witchblade’ as Detective Sara Pezzini. Her performance in this series led her to win the ‘Saturn Award’ under Best Actress in a Television Series.

She has done several films and TV series, including ‘Drop Zone,’ ‘Let It Be Me,’ ‘Basilisk: The Serpent King,’ ‘Wolvesbayne,’ ‘Lake Placid 3’ and many more. She was also listed at 61 number in Stuff magazine’s list of ‘102 Sexiest Women in The World’.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameYancy Butler
Birth DateJuly 2, 1970
Birth PlaceGreenwich Village, Manhattan
Full NameYancy Victoria Butler
Star SignCancer
ParentsFather: Joe Butler
Mother: Leslie Vega
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$1 million
Height5 Feet and 7 Inches (1.70m/ 170cm)
Weight56 kg (123 lbs)
Body Measurements35-24-34 inches
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorDark Brown

Yancy Butler

Where was Yancy Butler born?

Yancy Victoria Butler was born on July 2, 1970, in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. She was born to father Joe Butler, a drummer and vocalist for the 1960s rock group The Lovin’ Spoonful, and to mother Leslie Vega, a theatre company manager. She is currently 50 years old with a Cancer sun sign.

Where did Yancy receive her education?

Yancy Butler started acting from her early childhood days. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and received her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from there in 1991. She also learned ballet and dance at the famous Joffrey and Ailey schools.

What is the distinctive feature of Yancy Butler?

Yancy Butler holds an American nationality. However, as per her ethnicity, she belongs to the White ethnicity. Moreover, she doesn’t have spoken about her religious views.

Besides, she stands 5 Feet and 7 Inches (1.70m/ 170cm) tall and weighs around 56 kg (123 lbs). Her body measures 35-24-34 inches. She has a slim body with green-colored eyes and dark brown hair color, making her look even more beautiful.

How did Yancy Butler begin her career?


Yancy Butler was featured in the 1979 film when she was a child in Savage Weekend. She then discontinued her acting and then again rejoined in the 1990s. In 1993, she played the role of Natasha in the film Hard Target, for which she gained huge appreciation. After that, she played in the movie ‘Let It Be Me’ as Corinne in 1995. Then she also had roles in the movies ‘Ravager’ and ‘The Ex’ in 1997.

Likewise, she also did many movies from 1999 to 2008, which did not have a good hit. After she got notable, she did a film in 2010 named ‘Kick-Ass,’ a superhero film based on comic books. In the movie, she starred alongside other stars like Chloë Grace Moretz, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Lyndsy Fonseca, and Nicolas Cage, among many others.

Furthermore, she also did several other films like ‘Lake Placid 3’ in 2010 as Reba, the sequel movie of 2010 ‘Lake Placid: The Final Chapter’ in 2012 as the reprising role, ‘Hansel & Gretel Get Baked’ and ‘Kick-Ass 2’ in 2013. Moreover, in 2017 she starred as Alexis Hamilton in the 2017 American political satire action film.

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TV Shows

In nine episodes, Yancy made her debut television appearance in the 1992 drama series ‘Mann & Machine’ as Eve Edison.  After this, she appeared in seven episodes of ‘South Beach’ as Kate Patrick. She came into the limelight when she did the supernatural drama series ‘Witchblade’ as Detective Sara Pezzini from 2000-2002, which gained many awards and nominations. Similarly, in 2006, Yancy, in the television movie ‘Basilisk: The Serpent King.’

Furthermore, Yancy became more active in TV series and did several other shows and TV movies like ‘Wolvesbayne’ in 2008, ‘Lake Placid 3’ in 2010, ‘The Mentalist’ and ‘Rage of the Yeti’ in 2011. Her recent television movie is a comedy horror television film directed by A. B. Stone, written by Berkeley Anderson ‘Lake Placid vs. Anaconda’ in 2015 as Reba starred Corin Nemec and Robert Englund.

What are the achievements of Butler?

Yancy Butler received Saturn Award on June 10, 2002, for Best Actress in a Television Series for her work in ‘Witchblade.’

Who is Yancy Butler dating?

Yancy Butler is very private regarding her love life. Previously she had a boyfriend. However, his identity is unknown. Currently. she is single and unmarried.

Yancy Butler does not have an official social media account yet. But she has a lot of fan-based accounts on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. 

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How is Yancy’s controversy in Delray Beach, Florida?

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

What is the Net Worth of Yancy Butler?

Yancy Butler has appeared in various television shows and movies. From these projects, she has gained name, fame, and popularity. Along with this, she has also earned a good amount of money. As of 2021, Yancy Butler has a net worth of $1 million.