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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 & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2018/II Den of Thieves (filming)
Nick Flanagan
 2018 Angel Has Fallen (announced)
Mike Banning
 2017 Keepers (filming)
James
 2017 Geostorm (post-production)
Jake
 2016 A Family Man
Dane Jensen
 2011 Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury (Video short)
Stoick the Vast (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 Attila (TV Mini-Series)
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:

Played Renton in "Trainspotting" based on the novel by Irvine Welsh - UK & Ireland tour (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 how he kept himself motivated while working out for movie roles] There's nothing more mindless than lifting weights. But it's not about one [isolated] training session. It's about visualizing your taut body on screen after many such mindless training sessions. See more »

Trivia:

He stated in an interview, before finally quitting drinking at age 27, that his wild drinking antics would involve smashing bottles over his own head, running in front of cars, and he once woke up in Paris, miles from where he'd been at a party, covered in gashes and blood and, to this day, he has no idea what happened in that incident. See more »

Nickname:

Gerry

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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