John K. Butler Net Worth

John K. Butler Net Worth is
$1.3 Million

John K. Butler Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

One of the most prolific writers of B-pictures, California native John K. Butler also pulled double duty as a pulp fiction writer. He created one of the most memorable characters ever to grace the pages of the Depression-era nickel and dime weeklies, namely, Steven Middleton Knight (AKA Steve Midnight--- Butler's trademark cab driving hero of ...
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Date Of BirthMarch 24, 1908, San Francisco, California, United States
DiedSeptember 18, 1964, Studio City, California, United States
Place Of BirthSan Francisco, California, USA
NominationsEdgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay
Star SignAries
1A life-long Californian, he entered the film industry during sound transition period of the late 1920s as a script reader for Carl Laemmle's Universal Pictures.
2He was an enthusiastic pulp fiction writer, selling 11 stories to Black Mask, creating hugely popular characters such as Steven Middleton Knight (AKA Steve Midnight) and Rod Case. His stories also appeared in Dime Detective, Double Detective and Detective Fiction Weekly.
3Suffered a broken back in 1964 from a riding accident.
4His most famous pulp stories appeared in Dime Detective Magazine. His 'Steve Midnight' character was a taxi driver, who "rode through the fog and the rain of sinister Los Angeles" in his Red Owl cab.
5Had a horse named Prince and he would often be seen riding through Griffith Park dressed as a cowboy.


The Phantom Speaks1945original screenplay
The Girl Who Dared1944screenplay
Hidden Valley Outlaws1944original story / screenplay
Pride of the Plains1944screenplay
Raiders of Sunset Pass1943writer
Beyond the Last Frontier1943original screenplay
Silver Spurs1943original screenplay
The Blocked Trail1943original screenplay
La buenaventura1934
77 Sunset Strip1962-1963TV Series 3 episodes
Death Valley DaysTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1962 - 1963 written by - 1 episode, 1962
The Beachcomber1962TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The DetectivesTV Series 1 episode, 1961 teleplay - 1 episode, 1961
Stagecoach West1960TV Series written by - 1 episode
Frontier DoctorTV Series written by - 1 episode, 1959 writer - 1 episode, 1959
26 Men1957-1958TV Series written by - 3 episodes
Casey JonesTV Series writer - 4 episodes, 1957 - 1958 teleplay - 1 episode, 1958
Ambush at Cimarron Pass1958screenplay
The New Adventures of Charlie Chan1957-1958TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Broken Arrow1957TV Series teleplay - 1 episode
Tales of Wells FargoTV Series story - 1 episode, 1957 teleplay - 1 episode, 1957
Hell's Crossroads1957screenplay / story
Affair in Reno1956screenplay
Annie OakleyTV Series teleplay - 4 episodes, 1956 writer - 2 episodes, 1954
The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu1956TV Series written by - 1 episode
Terror at Midnight1956screenplay / story
When Gangland Strikes1956story and screenplay
The Gene Autry ShowTV Series teleplay - 8 episodes, 1955 screenplay - 1 episode, 1951
No Man's Woman1955screenplay
Headline Hunters1955original screenplay
Buffalo Bill, Jr.1955TV Series writer - 2 episodes
I Cover the Underworld1955
The Outcast1954screenplay
Drums Across the River1954screenplay / story
The Range Rider1953TV Series writer - 1 episode
Toughest Man in Arizona1952written by
Utah Wagon Train1951written by
Rodeo King and the Senorita1951
Secrets of Monte Carlo1951original screenplay
Missing Women1951written by
The Pride of Maryland1951
Harbor of Missing Men1950original screenplay
The Blonde Bandit1950
Down Dakota Way1949screenplay
Post Office Investigator1949writer
Flaming Fury1949writer
Rim of the Canyon1949screenplay
Susanna Pass1949written by
Streets of San Francisco1949screenplay
Out of the Storm1948writer
Secret Service Investigator1948original story / screenplay
The Gallant Legion1948original story
Heart of Virginia1948original screenplay
California Firebrand1948screenplay
Lightnin' in the Forest1948screenplay
The Main Street Kid1948additional dialogue
Robin Hood of Texas1947screenplay
Affairs of Geraldine1946
G.I. War Brides1946
My Pal Trigger1946screenplay
One Exciting Week1946screenplay
Don't Fence Me In1945additional dialogue
Sunset in El Dorado1945screenplay
Tell It to a Star1945screenplay
Man from Oklahoma1945original story / screenplay
The Vampire's Ghost1945screenplay

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