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Gerard James Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. His family is of Irish origin. Gerard spent some of his very early childhood in Montreal, Quebec, 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 ... See full bio »

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4 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

300
300 King Leonidas
(2006)
RocknRolla
RocknRolla One Two
(2008)
Olympus Has Fallen
Olympus Has Fallen Mike Banning
(2013)

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 2018 Den of Thieves (filming)
Nick Flanagan
 2017 Keepers (filming)
James
 2017 Geostorm (completed)
Jake
 2016 A Family Man
Dane Jensen
 2009 Gamer
Kable
 2006 Guilty Hearts
Peter (segment: Please!, 1999) (as Gerry Butler)
 2005 The Game of Their Lives
Frank Borghi
 2002 Shooters
Jackie Junior
 2000 Harrison's Flowers
Chris Kumac, photojournalist
 1999 The Cherry Orchard
Yasha (as Gerald Butler)
 1999 One More Kiss
Sam
 1999 Fast Food
Jacko
 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 | 11 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 wanting to impress WB chief Alan Horn and the stuntmen with his physical preparation on 300 (2006)]: 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, ... See more »

Trivia:

Did not see his father from the age of 2 until he turned 16. See more »

Trademark:

Greenish blue eyes and light brown hair See more »

Nickname:

Gerry

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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