Played Renton in "Trainspotting" based on the novel by Irvine Welsh
- UK & Ireland tour (1996).
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Gerald Butler | Gerry Butler
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[on wanting to impress WB chief Alan Horn and the stuntmen with his physical preparation on 300]: I made a promise to [Warner Bros. president] Alan Horn personally that if he gave me the role, I would so kick butt that I would make the movie my life -- and I did. Every workout session, and every bit of pain that I went through made me feel more like a Spartan. I wanted the stuntmen to go, "Who is...
On the first day of shooting his film debut in Mrs Brown
(1997), he had to run naked into a freezing sea and, as a result, developed hypothermia. Later during the filming, he saved a young boy from drowning in the river Tay and received a Certificate Of Bravery from The Royal Humane Society.