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Gerard Butler

Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. A trained lawyer, Butler turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), which he followed with steady work on television, most notably in the American miniseries Attila (2001). He garnered critical acclaim for his breakthrough work as the lead in Joel Schumacher's 2004 film adaptation of the musical The Phantom of the Opera. In 2007, Butler gained worldwide recognition through his portrayal of King Leonidas in the film 300. Since then, he has appeared in projects including P.S. I Love You (2007), Nim's Island (2008), RocknRolla (2008), The Ugly Truth (2009), Gamer (2009), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), The Bounty Hunter (2010), and How to Train Your Dragon (2010). Description above from the Wikipedia article Gerard Butler, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 13, 1969 In Paisley, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
81
First Appeared:
In the movie Remote Control
Latest Project:
Series ARK: The Animated Series 2023
Known For
Poster of Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin
Poster of Greenland
Poster of Angel Has Fallen
Poster of How to Train Your Dragon 2
Filmography
Movie All-Star Weekend Russian Gymnast Fan 2023
Movie Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin King Kula (voice) 2023
Series ARK: The Animated Series Gaius Marcellus Nerva (voice) 2023
Movie The Plane Brodie Torrance 2023
Movie Den of Thieves 2 'Big Nick' O'Brien 2022
Movie Afterburn 2022
Movie Remote Control Michael Rafter 2022
Movie Kandahar Tom Harris 2022
Movie salt & sea Himself 2022
Movie Night Has Fallen Mike Banning 2022
Movie Copshop Bob Viddick 2021-09-09
Movie Greenland John Garrity 2020-07-29
Movie The Vanishing James 2019-01-04
Movie How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming Stoick the Vast (voice) 2019-10-25
Movie Angel Has Fallen Mike Banning 2019-08-21
Movie How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Stoick (voice) 2019-01-03
Series Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Self (archive footage) 2018-10-28
Movie Hunter Killer Captain Joe Glass 2018-10-19
Movie Den of Thieves Det. Nicholas O'Brien 2018-01-18
Movie A Family Man Dane Jensen 2017-05-18
Movie Geostorm Jake Lawson 2017-10-13
Movie London Has Fallen Mike Banning 2016-03-02
Movie Gods of Egypt Set 2016-02-25
Movie How to Train Your Dragon 2 Stoick (voice) 2014-06-05
Movie Olympus Has Fallen Mike Banning 2013-03-20
Movie Discovering Mavericks Himself 2013-11-01
Movie Movie 43 Leprechaun 1 & 2 (segment "Happy Birthday") 2013-01-01
Movie Chasing Mavericks Frosty Hesson 2012-10-25
Series DreamWorks Dragons Stoick the Vast (voice) 2012-08-07
Movie Playing for Keeps George 2012-11-29
Movie Coriolanus Tullus Aufidius 2011-02-14
Movie Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury Stoick the Vast (voice) 2011-11-15
Movie Machine Gun Preacher Sam Childers 2011-09-23
Movie The Bounty Hunter Milo Boyd 2010-03-16
Movie How to Train Your Dragon Stoick the Vast (voice) 2010-03-18
Movie Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon Stoick (voice) 2010-10-14
Movie Tales of the Black Freighter The Mariner (voice) 2009-03-24
Movie Law Abiding Citizen Clyde Alexander Shelton 2009-10-15
Series Live from Studio Five Himself 2009-09-14
Series The Jay Leno Show Self 2009-09-14
Movie Gamer Kable 2009-09-03
Movie The Ugly Truth Mike 2009-07-24
Movie RocknRolla One-Two 2008-09-04
Movie Nim's Island Jack Rusoe / Alex Rover 2008-04-03
Movie 300 King Leonidas 2007-03-07
Movie Butterfly on a Wheel Neil Randall 2007-07-27
Movie Wrath of Gods Himself 2007-05-06
Series The Graham Norton Show HImself 2007-02-22
Movie P.S. I Love You Gerry 2007-11-15
Movie Guilty Hearts Peter 2006-01-01
Movie Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula Prefect Cassius Chaerea 2005-06-15
Movie Beowulf & Grendel Beowulf 2005-09-14
Movie The Game of Their Lives Frank Borghi 2005-04-22
Movie The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom 2004-12-08
Movie Dear Frankie The Stranger 2004-05-18
Movie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life Terry Sheridan 2003-07-21
Movie Timeline Andre Marek 2003-11-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Series The Jury Johnnie Donne 2002-02-17
Movie Reign of Fire Creedy 2002-07-12
Series HypaSpace Himself 2002-05-13
Movie Shooters Jackie Junior 2002-01-25
Movie Please! Peter (as Gerry Butler) 2001-05-04
Movie Jewel of the Sahara Captain Charles Belamy 2001-06-28
Series Attila Attila the Hun 2001-01-30
Movie Attila Atila the Hun 2001-01-01
Movie Dracula 2000 Dracula 2000-12-22
Movie Harrison's Flowers Chris Kumac 2000-09-23
Movie One More Kiss Sam 1999-09-18
Series Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married Gus 1999-11-08
Movie The Cherry Orchard Yasha 1999-01-01
Movie Tale of the Mummy Burke 1998-03-19
Series The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star Marty Claymore 1998-11-10
Movie Tomorrow Never Dies Leading Seaman - HMS Devonshire 1997-12-11
Series An Unsuitable Job for a Woman Unknown 1997-10-24
Movie Mrs Brown Archie Brown 1997-07-18
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993-09-13
Series GMTV Himself 1993-01-01
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Self 1992-05-25
Series Wanna Bet? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung Self 1966-01-25