Yancy Butler is a famous singer actress-writer, model, and singer songwriter. She is best known for her portrayal of the character “Sara” in the movie, “Catch Me If You Can”. It was this role that catapulted Yancy Butler into stardom status.
Yancy Butler was actually born in Greenwich Village, New York City and grew up in a family that was part of the entertainment business. Her father was a piano player, her mother was a writer. Yancy learned to play the piano at an early age and then the musical inclination continued with her two siblings who were both successful musicians and also singers. In fact, her older brother, Herb, was a well-known bass player and singer with the Yardbirds, and her younger brother, Michael, was a gospel vocalist who also had a successful career singing and performing throughout the United States and Canada. It was this career path, which would prove very fruitful for Yancy Butler as she discovered and pursued her passion for show business.
Yancy started out as an extra in the plays, which later led to her starring in her first major acting role in “Broadway”, as herself. This role was directed by Lewis Ross and went on to become one of the most popular shows in Broadway history. After that success, she went on to appear in several other well-known films and musicals such as “My Fair Lady”, “A Boy Brushed Red Living in a World of Pink”, “Guess Who’s That Lady”, and “Aida”. She went on to voice several characters in the animated series, Roseanne, as well as numerous other television shows. In fact, her role as the voice of Cleopatra in the movie “The Lion King” made Yancy Butler a name well recognized throughout the world!
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|Waist Size||24 Inches|
|Hips Size||33 Inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Body Measurements||35-24-33 Inches|
Now, we move on to Yancy Butler’s most famous role, that of the lead singer and guitarist with the Yardbirds. It was her performance as the band’s drummer, Charlie Parker, which earned her not only a second Academy Award for Best Dressed Female, but also became a part of the band’s discography. Throughout the late ’60s and early ’70s, Yancy consistently ranked high in polls as the best female live act. Yancy played several instruments in the band with Charlie including the sitar, the tambourine, and even the kazoo. Many critics also pointed out that Yancy’s unique appearance, toned body, and the harmonies which served as the backbone of the music made for an interesting display of artistry which could be compared to a female Traviata. A number of observers even went so far as to compare Yancy with Maria Pujols, another noted female performer who entertained men for decades.
Yancy Butler’s greatest claim to fame came in the form of a legendary collaboration with jazz singer Leona Lewis. After recording several successful albums with Leona Lewis, Butler decided to take a leave from the Yardbirds and explore her musical possibilities. She teamed up with pianist, composer, and percussionist Will Davis to form the wildly successful band known as the Savage Weekend. Their first album, Savage Sex, was a sensation and was nominated for Academy Awards as the band’s first recording to win the top award. Though the group’s second album failed to garner any nominations, it was still a major hit and remains their highest selling album to this day.
Yancy Butler’s professional life is notable for her numerous accomplishments, and she has been nominated multiple times for Grammys and Golden Globe Awards. She has also been nominated four times for Academy Awards and has been nominated for such diverse projects as Kung Fu, The Blues, Scrooged, and Who’s That Guy. Yancy Butler’s television series, The Witches is currently in its third season and will soon begin augh of spin-off episodes. It has proven to be a hit with adults and children, and many are predicting that The Witches could easily become one of the network’s most successful shows of all time. One of the things that make The Witches so successful is its interesting story and appealing characters, and with a wealth of entertaining characters, Yancy Butler is definitely a talent that could benefit from her very own line of Witchblade Yancy dolls.