Norbert Leo Butz is an American actor best known for his work in Broadway theatre. He made his Broadway debut in the original cast of Rent.
His other Broadway credits include Speed the Plow, Is He Dead?, the original cast of Wicked, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels — for which he receieved a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, a Drama League Award for Fistinguished Performance and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical—and Thou Shalt Not, for which he receieved Tony Award, Drama Desk and Outer Circle Critics nominations.
Off-Broadway, Norbert's credits include Buicks, for which he received a Drama Desk nomination, The Last Five Years, for which he received Drama Desk and Lortel nominations along with a Drama League Award, Fifty Words, Juno and the Paycock and Saved.
He has participated in the national tours of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Cabaret. Norbert has also appeared at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival for four seasons and appeared at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.
On the big screen, Norbert has appeared in Fair Game and Dan in Real Life with Steve Carell. His television credits include Playing Chicken, CBS' miniseries Comanche Moon and the short-lived legal drama series The Deep End, in 2010.
Norbert received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Webster University and a Master of Fine Arts at The University of Alabama's Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Professional Actor Training Program.