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Gerard Butler

Actor / Film Producer / Lawyer | * 11/13/1969 (54) | Paisley, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK))
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Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor and film producer. After studying law, he turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as Mrs Brown (1997), the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), and Tale of the Mummy (1998). In 2000, he starred as Count Dracula in the gothic horror film Dracula 2000 with Christopher Plummer and Jonny Lee Miller. He played Attila the Hun in the miniseries Attila (2001), then appeared in the films Reign of Fire with Christian Bale (2002) and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life with Angelina Jolie (2003) before playing André Marek in the adaptation of Michael Crichton's science fiction adventure ()
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Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor and film producer. After studying law, he turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as Mrs Brown (1997), the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), and Tale of the Mummy (1998). In 2000, he starred as Count Dracula in the gothic horror film Dracula 2000 with Christopher Plummer and Jonny Lee Miller.He played Attila the Hun in the miniseries Attila (2001), then appeared in the films Reign of Fire with Christian Bale (2002) and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life with Angelina Jolie (2003) before playing André Marek in the adaptation of Michael Crichton's science fiction adventure Timeline (2003). He then was cast as Erik, The Phantom in Joel Schumacher's 2004 film adaptation of the musical The Phantom of the Opera, with Emmy Rossum; it earned him a Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor.Butler gained worldwide recognition for his portrayal of King Leonidas in Zack Snyder's fantasy war film 300. That role earned him nominations for an Empire Award for Best Actor and a Saturn Award for Best Actor and a win for MTV Movie Award for Best Fight. He voiced Stoick the Vast in the critically and commercially successful How to Train Your Dragon franchise (2010–2019). Also in the 2010s, he portrayed Secret Service agent Mike Banning in the action thriller series Olympus Has Fallen, London Has Fallen, Angel Has Fallen and the upcoming Night Has Fallen. He played military leader Tullus Aufidius in the 2011 film Coriolanus, a modern adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy of the same name, and Sam Childers in the 2011 action biopic Machine Gun Preacher.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Thriller | Comedies

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Movies with Gerard Butler as Actor(69)

as Riley Wolfe2023 Just Watch Me
as Mike Banning2023 Night Has Fallen
as John Garrity2023 Greenland: Migration
as Tom Harris2023 Kandahar
as Michael Rafter2023 Remote Control
as Brodie Torrance2023 Plane
as Nicholas 'Big Nick' O'Brien2023 Den of Thieves 2: Pantera
as Mr. P2023 Hair of the Dog
as Russian Gymnast Fan2023 All-Star Weekend
as King Kula (voice)2023 Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin
as Will Spann2022 Last Seen Alive
as Bob Viddick2021 Copshop
as John Garrity2020 Greenland
as Stoick the Vast (voice)2019 How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming
as Mike Banning2019 Angel Has Fallen
as James2019 The Vanishing
as Captain Joe Glass2018 Hunter Killer
as Det. Nicholas O'Brien2018 Den of Thieves
as Dane Jensen2017 A Family Man
as Jake Lawson2017 Geostorm
as Set2016 Gods of Egypt
as Mike Banning2016 London Has Fallen
as Stoick (voice)2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
as himself2013 Discovering Mavericks
as Leprechaun 1 & 2 (segment "Happy Birthday")2013 Movie 43
as Mike Banning2013 Olympus Has Fallen
as George2012 Playing for Keeps
as Frosty Hesson2012 Chasing Mavericks
as Stoick the Vast (voice)2011 Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury
as Sam Childers2011 Machine Gun Preacher
as Tullus Aufidius2011 Coriolanus
as Stoick (voice)2010 Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon
as Milo Boyd2010 The Bounty Hunter
as Stoick the Vast (voice)2010 How to Train Your Dragon
as The Mariner (voice)2009 Tales of the Black Freighter
as Mike Chadway2009 The Ugly Truth
as Kable2009 Gamer
as Clyde Alexander Shelton2009 Law Abiding Citizen
as One-Two2008 RocknRolla
as Jack Rusoe / Alex Rover2008 Nim's Island
as Neil Randall2007 Butterfly on a Wheel
as himself2007 Wrath of Gods
as Gerry2007 P.S. I Love You
as King Leonidas2007 300
as Peter2006 Guilty Hearts
as Prefect Cassius Chaerea2005 Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula
as Frank Borghi2005 The Game of Their Lives
as Beowulf2005 Beowulf & Grendel
as The Phantom2004 The Phantom of the Opera
as The Stranger2004 Dear Frankie
as Andre Marek2003 Timeline
as Jackie Junior2002 Shooters
as Creedy2002 Reign of Fire
as Atila the Hun2001 Attila
as Captain Charles Belamy2001 Jewel of the Sahara
as Peter (as Gerry Butler)2001 Please!
as Chris Kumac2000 Harrison's Flowers
as Dracula2000 Dracula 2000
as Sam1999 One More Kiss
as Yasha1999 The Cherry Orchard
as Burke1998 Tale of the Mummy
as Peter1998 Little White Lies
as Jacko1998 Fast Food
as Archie Brown1997 Mrs Brown
as Leading Seaman - HMS Devonshire1997 Tomorrow Never Dies

TV Shows/Series with Gerard Butler as Actor(21)

as Gaius Marcellus Nerva (voice)2024 ARK: The Animated Series
as himself2020 La semaine des 4 Julie
as Self (archive footage)2018 Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
as King Leonidas2013 The Frame
as Stoick the Vast (voice)2012 DreamWorks Dragons
as himself2009 The Jay Leno Show
as himself2009 Live from Studio Five
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as himself2002 HypaSpace
as Johnnie Donne2002 The Jury
as himself1993 GMTV
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as himself1981 Wetten, dass..?
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Gerard Butler as Crew(26)

Production/Producer2023 Just Watch Me
Production/Producer2023 Night Has Fallen
Production/Producer2023 Greenland: Migration
Production/Producer2023 Kandahar
Production/Producer2023 Remote Control
Production/Producer2023 Plane
Production/Producer2023 Den of Thieves 2: Pantera
Production/Producer2023 Law Abiding Citizen Sequel
Production/Producer2023 Afterburn
Production/Producer2022 Last Seen Alive
Production/Producer2022 The Bricklayer
Production/Producer2021 Copshop
Production/Producer2020 Greenland
Production/Producer2019 Them That Follow
Production/Producer2019 Angel Has Fallen
Production/Producer2019 The Vanishing
Production/Producer2018 Hunter Killer
Production/Producer2018 Den of Thieves
Production/Producer2017 A Family Man
Production/Producer2016 London Has Fallen
Production/Producer2015 Septembers of Shiraz
Production/Producer2013 Olympus Has Fallen
Production/Producer2012 Playing for Keeps
Production/Executive Producer2012 Chasing Mavericks
Production/Executive Producer2011 Machine Gun Preacher
Production/Producer2009 Law Abiding Citizen

TV Shows/Series with Gerard Butler as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2024 ARK: The Animated Series

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Gerard Butler
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 11/13 1969 (November) in Paisley, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 54 years + 162 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Glasgow, St Mirin's Academy, University of Glasgow School of Law
Siblings: Brian Butler
Other names for Gerard Butler (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"傑拉德·巴特勒"
"เจอราร์ด บัตเลอร์"
"ジェラルド・バトラー"
"제라드 버틀러"
"Джерард Батлер"
"جيرارد بتلر"
"Gerard James Butler"
"Τζεράρντ Τζέιμς Μπάτλερ"
"Τζεράρντ Μπάτλερ"
Gerard Butler frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (34x, Actor)
Alan Siegel (26x, Crew)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (21x, Actress)
Fred Armisen (20x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (17x, Actor)
Will Forte (16x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (15x, Actress)
Will Ferrell (13x, Actor)
Brook Chalmers (13x, Actor)
Cameron Diaz (12x, Actress)
Jonah Hill (12x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:49, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/20/2024