DAN BUTLER, American actor, born; American actor known for his role as Bob “Bulldog” Briscoe on the long-running TV series Frasier as well as “D-pop” on the television show “Handsworth High.” Butler was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Openly Gay, he starred in Terrence McNally’s 1989 play The Lisbon Traviata and wrote an off-Broadway play about his life, The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me…, which derives its title from a comment Butler’s father allegedly made when Dan came out to him.

Butler is married to producer Richard Waterhouse.