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American actor

Charles Butterworth is ...

Born 26 Jul 1896 in South Bend
Died 13 Jun 1946 in Los Angeles
Age49 years, 10 months
Causetraffic accident
Charles Butterworth
Charles Butterworth
Movie screenshot of Charles Butterworth from Second Chorus

About Charles Butterworth

Charles Edward Butterworth (July 26, 1896 – June 13, 1946) was an American actor specializing in comedy roles, often in musicals. Butterworth's distinct voice was the inspiration for the Cap'n Crunch commercials from the Jay Ward studio. Voice actor Daws Butler based Cap'n Crunch on the voice of Butterworth.

He is also known as Charlie Butterworth and Charles Edward Butterworth.


Butterworth was killed in an automobile accident on June 13, 1946, when he lost control of his car on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles and crashed. He died en route to the hospital.