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Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler

Birthday: 1969-11-13 | Place of Birth: Paisley, Scotland, UK

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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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2020
Greenland

as    Jeff

2019
Angel Has Fallen

as    Mike Banning

2018
Hunter Killer

as    Captain Joe Glass

2018
The Vanishing

as    James

2018
Den of Thieves

as    Nick Flanagan

2017
A Family Man

as    Dane Jensen

2017
Geostorm

as    Jake Lawson

2016
London Has Fallen

as    Mike Banning

2016
Gods of Egypt

as    Set

2014
How to Train Your Dragon 2

as    Stoick the Vast (voice)

2013
Movie 43

as    Leprechaun 1 & 2 (segment "Happy Birthday")

2013
Olympus Has Fallen

as    Mike Banning

2012
Chasing Mavericks

as    Frosty Hesson

2011
Machine Gun Preacher

as    Sam Childers

2011
Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury

as    Stoick the Vast (voice)

2011
Coriolanus

as    Tullus Aufidius

2010
The Bounty Hunter

as    Milo Boyd

2010
Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon

as    Stoick (voice)

2010
How to Train Your Dragon

as    Stoick the Vast (voice)

2009
Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter

as    The Mariner (voice)