Gerard Butler (full name Gerard James Butler) was born on November 13, 1969 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. He is a great actor.
Biography and Career :
Gerard James Butler was born on 13 November, 1969, in paisley, Scotland. He is a famous actor.
Butler is the youngest of three children of Margaret and Edward Butler. He was brought up in a strict Roman Catholic family, and spent the first few years of his life in Montreal, before his family moved back in Scotland.
He is involved with Not On Our Watch, an organization that focuses global attention and resources to stop and prevent mass atrocities, along with Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, and George Clooney. Butler was cast as Ewan McGregor's character Renton in the stage adaptation of Trainspotting, the same play that ha
d inspired him to become an actor. His film debut was as Billy Connolly's younger brother in Mrs. Brown.
In the year of 2000, he was cast in two important roles, the first was Attila the Hun in USA film Attila (2001/I) (TV). Although the film's producers wanted a known actor to play the part, he kept coming back to Butler's screen tests and decided he was their man. He was cast as Dracula in Dracula 2000. Butler then appeared in Reign of Fire (2002) as Creedy and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) as Terry Sheridan, alongside Angelina Jolie.
In 2007, Butler starred as Leonidas the Spartan King in the Warner Bros. production 300. Because he wanted to look strong in the film, Butler trained with a high-intensity workout for four months prior to the film’s shooting.
As for his recent work, in 2010 he starred in the action/comedy The Bounty Hunter with Jennifer Aniston, and lent his voice to the 2010 animated film How to Train Your Dragon as Stoick the Vast.
Why is Gerard Butler Famous?
Gerard Butler is Famous for his role as king Leonidas in the movie 300.
Why do we love Gerard Butler?
We love Gerard Butler because of his humor and strong accent alongside many other qualities, which makes him a great actor.
- Height: 188 cm
- Hair Color: Black/Brown
- Eye Color: Grey/Green
- He has Irish origins.
- "When I finish a film and go see it, I almost wish I wasn't in it because you get too caught up being too vain about your performance."
- "I try to go as deep as possible without almost, in a way, making it too complicated."
- Game (2009)
- The Untouchables: Capone Rising (2008)
- Nim's Island (2008)
- RocknRolla (2008)
- P.S., I Love You (2007)
- Butterfly on a Wheel (2007)
- 300 (2006)
- Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
- Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005)
- The Game of Their Lives (2005)
- The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
- Dear Frankie (2004)
- Timeline (2003)
- Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
- Reign of Fire (2002)
- The Jury (2002) (mini) TV Series
- Shooters (2002)
- An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1 episode, 2001)
- Attila (2001/I) (TV)
- Jewel of the Sahara (2001) (V)
- Dracula 2000 (2000)
- Harrison's Flowers (2000)
- The Cherry Orchard (1999)
- One More Kiss (1999)
- Please! (1999)
- Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married (1999) TV Series (unknown episodes)
- The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (1998) TV Series
- Little White Lies (1998) (TV)
- Tale of the Mummy (1998)
- Fast Food (1998/I)
- Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
- Mrs Brown (1997).
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