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Gerard Butler


Gerard Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. His family is of Irish origin. Gerard spent some of his youth in Canada, but was mostly raised, along with his older brother and sister, in his hometown of Paisley. His parents divorced when he was a child, and he and his siblings were raised primarily by ... See full bio »

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 2016 Geostorm (post-production)
Jake
 2013 Movie 43
Leprechaun 1 & 2 (segment "Happy Birthday")
 2011 Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury (Video short)
Stoick the Vast (voice)
 2011 Na Nai'a: Legend of the Dolphins
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon (TV Short)
Stoick (voice)
 2009 Gamer
Kable
 2009 Tales of the Black Freighter (Video short)
The Sea Captain (voice)
 2006 Guilty Hearts
Peter (segment: Please!, 1999) (as Gerry Butler)
 2005 The Game of Their Lives
Frank Borghi
 2002 Shooters
Jackie Junior
 2001 Jewel of the Sahara (Video short)
Captain Charles Belamy
 2001 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (TV Series)
Tim Bolton
- Playing God (2001) ... Tim Bolton
 2001 Please! (Short)
Peter (as Gerry Butler)
 2001/I Attila (TV Movie)
Attila the Hun
 1999-2000 Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married (TV Series)
Gus
- To the Airport (2000) ... Gus
- In the Board Room (2000) ... Gus
- Over the Dry Cleaners (2000) ... Gus
- In the Cells (2000) ... Gus
- In Covent Garden (2000) ... Gus
 2000 Harrison's Flowers
Chris Kumac, photojournalist
 1999 The Cherry Orchard
Yasha (as Gerald Butler)
 1999 One More Kiss
Sam
 1999 Fast Food
Jacko
 1998 Little White Lies (TV Movie)
Peter
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
Leading Seaman - HMS Devonshire
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Other Works:

Made his professional debut in William Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" - Mermaid Theatre, London (1996). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 10 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gerald Butler | Gerry Butler

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the masculinity of UK actors] It's that deep voice, the intensity, the gravitas. You just hear the Scottish voice and you can hear a man with a set of heavy feet that are connected to the ground. When they smile, they really smile. When they stare, they really stare. There is just something burning about them. See more »

Trivia:

Used to frequent a weekly Jazz night in Beverly Hills hosted by Danny Masterson. Samantha Ronson, Bo Barrett, Ben Foster, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Scarimbolo were all frequently spotted there. See more »

Trademark:

Scottish accent See more »

Nickname:

Gerry

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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