August 2013 Schoolhouse Expo- Dean Butler:The Little House Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Dean Butler is an actor known to audiences in the family favorite drama, Little House On The Prairie.Come learn behind-the-scenes facts about Laura, Almanzo, and more!
Dean will connect his Little House experience from the television series starring Michael Landon to his journey as a documentary producer— all focused on keeping the Little House legacy relevant for millions of current and future readers and viewers.
Dean Butler is an actor and producer best known to audiences for his portrayal of Almanzo Wilder in the long running family drama, Little House On The Prairie. Little House has been called one of the finest family dramas in television history.
Under his Legacy Documentaries banner Dean has produced nearly 8 hours of DVD bonus content for the Little House on the Prairie series as well as two original documentaries, Almanzo Wilder: Life Before Laura and Little House on the Prairie: The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder.Away from the Prairie, Dean produces Feherty for NBC’s GolfChannel featuring writer and analyst, David Feherty. Feherty’s guests have included NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell, Donald Trump, Samuel L. Jackson and former President Bill Clinton. Other current projects include two feature length documentaries for Yale University. Earlier Dean was a co-producer on the 2004 and 2006 US Olympic Hall of Fame telecasts for NBC and USA Networks, Goin’ Back (with Rick Okie) for Discovery Military and Inside CART on ESPN2. Dean graduated from University of the Pacific in Stockton, CAwith a B.A. in Communication Arts. Dean and Katherine Butler live in Los Angeles.