Patrick, Butch 1953–

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PATRICK, Butch 1953–

(Butch Patrick–Lilly)


Original name, Patrick Allen Lilly (some sources spell name Patrick Alan Lilley); born August 2, 1953, in Los Angeles, CA; stepson of Ken Hunt (a professional baseball player).


Actor and musician. Performed with the musical group Eddie and the Monsters, beginning 1983; owner of a promotions company; appeared in commercials. Lecturer at various institutions, including Boston State University and at junior and senior high schools; participant at conventions.

Awards, Honors:

Named one of the "100 greatest kid stars" by VH1.


Television Appearances; Series:

Greg Howard, The Real McCoys (also known as The McCoys), CBS, 1963.

Edward Wolfgang "Eddie" Munster, The Munsters, CBS, 1964–66.

Gordon Dearing, a recurring role, My Three Sons, CBS, 1968–69.

Mark, Lidsville, ABC, 1971–73.

Host, Macabre Theatre, syndicated, beginning 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bumper, The Young Loner, 1968.

Here Come the Munsters, Fox, 1995.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Edward Wolfgang "Eddie" Munster, Marineland Carnival, CBS, 1965.

Where Are They Now? Part 2, CBS, 1996.

Himself, Inside TV Land: 40 Greatest Theme Songs (documentary), TV Land, 2002.

Himself, Child Stars: Then and Now (documentary), NBC, 2003.

Himself, Macabre Theatre Halloween Special, syndicated, 2003.

Himself, TV Land Convention Special (documentary), TV Land, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The Second Annual TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV, Nickelodeon and TV Land, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bobby, "The Legend of Jim Riva," The Detectives (also known as The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor and Robert Taylor's "Detectives"), NBC, 1961.

(Uncredited) Charles, "The Night They Shot Santa Claus," The Untouchables, ABC, 1962.

Little boy, "Air Derby," My Three Sons, ABC, 1962.

Wesley, "The Time of the Tonsils," Alcoa Premiere, ABC, 1962.

"A Pleasant Thing for the Eyes," Ben Casey, ABC, 1962.

Jody Fletcher, "The Prime of Life," Bonanza, NBC, 1963.

Stevie, "How to Be a Hero without Really Trying," My Favorite Martian, CBS, 1963.

Tommy, "Kingdom for a Horse," Death Valley Days, syndicated, 1963.

Tommy Slater, "Don't Laugh at Horses," Mister Ed, CBS, 1963.

Runt, "Friend," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1964.

Stevie, "Ed the Desert Rat," Mister Ed, CBS, 1964.

"Incident of the Pied Piper," Rawhide, CBS, 1964.

Chad Turner, "A Crooked Line," Pistols 'n' Petticoats, CBS, 1966.

Richard, "My Master the Author," I Dream of Jeannie, NBC, 1966.

Melvin Vandersnoot, "The Christmas Show," The Monkees, NBC, 1967.

Tom John, "Mad Dog," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1967.

Frankie, "By a Whisker," Family Affair, CBS, 1968.

Frank Wilson, "Way Down Cellar: Parts 1 & 2," Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, NBC, 1968.

Black Cat Jack, "Copperhead Izzy," Daniel Boone, NBC, 1969.

Sailor Ballinger, "All Flags Flying," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1969.

Tony Niccola, "Log 15: Exactly 100 Yards," Adam–12, NBC, 1969.

Paul Foster, "Log 75: Have a Nice Weekend," Adam–12, NBC, 1970.

Ritchie, The Headmaster, CBS, 1970.

Elmore Crocker, "Ernie Drives," My Three Sons, CBS, 1971.

"Ten O'Clock and All Is Well," The Smith Family, ABC, 1972.

Bill, "By the Numbers," Lucas Tanner, NBC, 1974.

Jack, "The Athlete," Shazam!, CBS, 1974.

Himself, "Fred Gwynne—More Than a Munster," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: Fred Gwynne–More Than a Munster), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Voice of himself, "Eight Misbehavin'," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1999.

(In archive footage) Voice, "Behind the Laughter," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 2000.

Host, "A Munster Halloween," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: A Munster Halloween), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Himself, "Butch Patrick," Star Dates, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Himself, "The Munsters," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: The Munsters), Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Himself, "The Andy Griffith Show episodes," TV Land's Top Ten, TV Land, 2004.

Himself, "Top 10 TV Cars," TV Land's Top Ten, TV Land, 2004.

Himself, "Top 10 TV Dads," TV Land's Top Ten, TV Land, 2004.

Appeared as Johnny in General Hospital, ABC. Appeared in episodes of other series, including Divorce Court, syndicated; Good Morning America (also known as GMA), ABC; Solid Gold, syndicated; and Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC.

Television Work; Series:

Creator of The Basement Tapes, MTV.

Film Appearances:

Billy Davis, The Two Little Bears, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1961.

Davey, Hand of Death (also known as Five Fingers of Death), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1962.

(Uncredited) Imaginary playmate, Pressure Point, United Artists, 1962.

(Uncredited) Student, A Child Is Waiting, United Artists, 1963.

John Peale, One Man's Way, United Artists, 1964.

Eddie Munster, Munster, Go Home, Universal, 1966.

Johnny, The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (musical), Buena Vista, 1968.

Brian, 80 Steps to Jonah, Warner Bros., 1969.

Milo, The Phantom Tollbooth (animated; also known as The Adventures of Milo in the Phantom Tollbooth), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1969.

No Legs, The Wild Pack (also known as The Defiant and The Sandpit Generals), American International Pictures, 1972.

Scary Movie, Generic Video, 1989.

Sam the Sorcerer, Magic Al and the Mind Factory, Underdog Productions, 2000.

(As Butch Patrick–Lilly) Himself, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (also known as Dickie Roberts: (Former) Child Star), Paramount, 2003.

Surge of Power, Surge of Power Enterprises, 2004.

Roy Autry, It Came from Trafalgar, 2005.

Host of San Diego Paranormal: City's Most Haunted (short documentary film).



Himself, Al Lewis: Forever Grandpa (short documentary), Foxstar Productions, 2000.

Music Videos:

(With Eddie and the Monsters) "What Ever Happened to Eddie?," 1983.



Butch Patrick Official Site,, March 15, 2005.

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