Played Renton in "Trainspotting" based on the novel by Irvine Welsh
- UK & Ireland tour (1996).
Gerald Butler | Gerry Butler
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on his family back home in Scotland] I go home and they'll cook Christmas dinner, and she's like, 'C'mon, give a hand, come on, wash the dishes or put the dishes away.' And I'm like, 'Mom, I am a major Hollywood movie star, I can't be doing this. It's embarrassing.'
He was rescued after a surfing accident on December 18, 2011 in northern California. He and three others were filming a scene for Chasing Mavericks
(2012) when they were hit by a freak set of waves. He was held underwater and dragged over a rocky reef until he was rescued by a safety worker on jet-skis. He was hospitalized for minor injuries and released.
Gravelly, commanding voice