Best remembered for his role as Dr. David Marcus in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984).
Had appeared in two Star Trek series as has his on-screen grandfather Peter Weller.
Received his Bachelor's degree in Acting from the California Institute of the Arts.
After his untimely death, a photograph of Butrick as Dr. David Marcus was featured in a scene from Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991).
Attended and graduated from Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, California in 1977.