Jerome Butler was born in Germany and grew up in Northern California. He is a Group 12 graduate from the Juilliard Theater Center. Butler has worked as an actor in regional theater, off-broadway, television and film. He has taught acting at the UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI KANSAS CITY, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, and inside the California state prison system. Butler is a California Arts Council thrice funded video artist in residence. He taught voice and speech at the LOS ANGELES COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS and accent modification at the LEE STRASBERG INSTITUTE in Los Angeles.
Butler works as a dialect coach for television and film productions in the United States, Canada, Europe, India and Africa.