Daws Butler

Birth Name: Daws Butler

Born Charles Dawson Butler on Nov. 16, 1916 in Toledo, OH, Daws Butler was raised in Oak Park, Chicago, IL by his parents, Charles Allen and Ruth Butler. Though he aspired to be a cartoonist, Butler discovered that he had a natural talent for mimicry and unusual voices, and used that skill to overcome his shyness by entering local talent contests. The positive response to his impressions of President Franklin D. Roosevelt or a Model T engine starting on a cold morning convinced him to pursue a career in show business. He left high school at the end of his senior year to perform in Chicago nightclubs as part of an act with two other impersonators called "The Three Short Waves," so named becau...

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1979 Raggedy Ann and Andy in the Pumpkin Who Couldn't Smile

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