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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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3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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300 King Leonidas
Law Abiding Citizen
Law Abiding Citizen Clyde Shelton
Olympus Has Fallen
Olympus Has Fallen Mike Banning


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 2017 Geostorm (post-production)
 2016 The Headhunter's Calling
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
 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)
- 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
 1999 Fast Food
 1998 Little White Lies (TV Movie)
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
Leading Seaman - HMS Devonshire
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Other Works:

Appeared in "Snatch", a new play by Peter Rose - Pleasance Theatre, London (1998). 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


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.' See more »


First stage role was in Coriolanus. Poked in the eye with a wooden stake during rehearsals for the play. See more »


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