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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:
54
First Appeared:
In the movie Motor City
Latest Project:
Movie How to Train Your Dragon 3 2019-01-30
Known For
Poster of How to Train Your Dragon
Poster of Nim's Island
Poster of Temptation Island
Poster of The Flintstones
Filmography
Movie How to Train Your Dragon 3 Stoick the Vast (voice) 2019-01-30
Movie Motor City John Miller 2018
Movie Geostorm Jake 2017-10-18
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 the Vast (voice) 2014-06-12
Movie Movie 43 Leprechaun 1 & 2 (segment "Happy Birthday") 2013-01-01
Movie Olympus Has Fallen Mike Banning 2013-03-20
Movie Playing for Keeps George 2012-11-29
Movie Chasing Mavericks Frosty Hesson 2012-10-25
Movie Coriolanus Tullus Aufidius 2011-02-14
Movie Machine Gun Preacher Sam Childers 2011-09-23
Movie Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury Stoick the Vast (voice) 2011-11-15
Movie How to Train Your Dragon Stoick 2010-03-05
Movie The Bounty Hunter Milo Boyd 2010-03-16
Movie Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon Stoick (voice) 2010-10-15
Movie The Treasure Hunter Unknown 2009-12-09
Movie The Ugly Truth Mike 2009-07-24
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 Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Gamer Kable 2009-09-03
Movie Nim's Island Jack Rusoe / Alex Rover 2008-04-03
Movie RockNRolla One-Two 2008-09-04
Movie Wrath of Gods Himself 2007-05-06
Movie Butterfly on a Wheel Neil Randall 2007-07-27
Movie P.S. I Love You Gerry 2007-11-15
Movie Guilty Hearts Peter 2006-01-01
Movie Beowulf & Grendel Beowulf 2005-09-14
Movie The Game of Their Lives Frank Borghi 2005-01-01
Movie Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula Prefect Cassius Chaerea 2005-06-15
Movie Dear Frankie The Stranger 2004-05-18
Movie Gods and Generals Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Timeline Andre Marek 2003-11-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Shooters Jackie Junior 2002-01-25
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Series The Jury Johnnie Donne 2002-02-17
Movie Attila Attila the Hun 2001-01-01
Series Temptation Island Dracula 2001-01-10
Movie Please! Peter (as Gerry Butler) 2001-05-04
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
Series Mega Babies Creedy 1999-01-05
Movie Mrs Brown Archie Brown 1997-07-18
Movie Tomorrow Never Dies Leading Seaman - HMS Devonshire 1997-12-11
Series Working The Phantom 1997-10-08
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Hardcastle and McCormick King Leonidas 1983-09-18
Series The Flintstones Terry Sheridan 1960-09-30
Movie House of Ricordi Marty Claymore 1954-12-01