Paul Butterworth appeared in three roles in Coronation Street:
- Constable Conway, who attended the scene when a lorry crashed into the front of the Rovers in March 1979.
- PC Reed, in September 1981.
- A Van Driver who appeared in January and March 1991.
He also appeared in All Creatures Great and Small, Brideshead Revisited, Travelling Man, The New Statesman, G.B.H., Casualty, Peak Practice and The Bill while on the big screen he was in The Full Monty in 1997.