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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

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That Chick from That Show 'Witchblade': 'Memba Her?

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In 2000, Yancy Butler became famous playing the lead in that cable movie/show "Witchblade." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

The Butler Did It

The Butler Did It

The 40-year-old resurfaced at some event in L.A. recently, looking stoic.In 2007, Yancy was charged with a DUI after crashing her SAAB in Connecticut.Butler had a small role in "Kick-Ass" earlier… READ MORE >

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