BIO


NORBERT LEO BUTZ can currently be seen in the Netflix series Bloodline; the second season was released in Spring 2016. He can also be seen on the PBS series of Mercy Street,which debuted in January 2016.

On Broadway, he won Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical for Catch Me If You Can (also Drama Desk Award, Best Actor in a Musical) and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (also Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire Awards, Drama League Award winner, Best Actor in a Musical).

His other Broadway credits: Big Fish, Dead Accounts, Enron, Speed-the-Plow, Is He Dead?, Wicked , Thou Shalt Not (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics nominations), Rent. Off-Broadway credits include: How I Learned to Drive, Fifty Words, Buicks (Drama Desk nomination), The Last Five Years (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominations, Drama League Award), Juno and the Paycock , Saved .

National Tour: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Cabaret (Helen Hayes Award, Jefferson, Dora and Ovation Awards). Regional credits include Catch Me If You Can (5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle), four seasons at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

His film credits include Better Living Through Chemistry, Greetings From Tim Buckley, Disconnect , The English Teacher Higher Ground , Fair Game, and Dan in Real Life. Television work includes his starring role in the series “The Deep End” (ABC); the pilots “The Miraculous Year” (HBO) and “Playing Chicken” (FOX); the mini-series “Comanche Moon” (CBS) .

Norbert participated in the producing, writing and recording of The Angel Band Project’s album, Take You With Me (now available on iTunes), for which all proceeds benefit the Voices and Faces Project.

He received a BFA from Webster University and an MFA from Alabama Shakespeare Theatre.