Gerard Butler

13 Nov 1969

Actor, Producer

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).

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Filmography (39 titles)

Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Stoick the Vast (voice))
(movie, 2018)
···Hunter Killer
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Capt. Joe Glass)
(movie, 2018)
···Keepers
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor
(movie, 2018)
···Den of Thieves
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2017)
···Geostorm
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jake Lawson)
(movie, 2016)
···London Has Fallen
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2016)
···Gods of Egypt
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Set)
(movie, 2015)
···Septembers of Shiraz
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2014)
···How to Train Your Dragon 2
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Stoick the Vast (voice))
(movie, 2013)
···Olympus Has Fallen
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2013)
···Movie 43
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Leprechaun 1 & 2 (segment "Happy Birthday"))
(movie, 2012)
···Playing for Keeps
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Chasing Mavericks
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Coriolanus
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tullus Aufidius)
(movie, 2011)
···Machine Gun Preacher
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
Genre: TV Movie, Animation, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Stoick (voice))
(movie, 2010)
···The Bounty Hunter
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Milo Boyd)
(movie, 2010)
···How to Train Your Dragon
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Stoick (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···Law Abiding Citizen
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2009)
···Gamer
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Kable)
(movie, 2009)
···The Ugly Truth
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mike)
(movie, 2008)
···RockNRolla
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as One-Two)
(movie, 2008)
···Nim's Island
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Jack Rusoe · Alex Rover)
(movie, 2007)
7.0P.S. I Love You
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Gerry)
(movie, 2007)
···Butterfly on a Wheel
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Neil Randall)
(movie, 2006)
8.3300
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Role: Actor (as King Leonidas)
(movie, 2005)
···Beowulf & Grendel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Beowulf)
(movie, 2005)
···The Game of Their Lives
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Borghi)
(movie, 2004)
···The Phantom of the Opera
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as The Phantom)
(movie, 2004)
···Dear Frankie
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as The Stranger)
(movie, 2003)
···Timeline
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Andre Marek)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Terry Sheridan)
(movie, 2002)
···Reign of Fire
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Creedy)
(movie, 2002)
···Shooters
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jackie Junior)
(movie, 2001)
···Attila
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Attila the Hun)
(movie, 2000)
4.0Dracula 2000
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dracula)
(movie, 1999)
···One More Kiss
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sam)
(movie, 1997)
···Tomorrow Never Dies
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Leading Seaman - HMS Devonshire)
(movie, 1997)
···Mrs Brown
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Archie Brown)