Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler

Scottish actor and film producer (born 1969)
Gerard Butler

Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor and film producer. After studying law, he turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as Mrs Brown (1997), the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), and Tale of the Mummy (1998). In 2000, he starred as Count Dracula in the gothic horror film Dracula 2000 with Christopher Plummer and Jonny Lee Miller.

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Gerard Butler was born on Thursday, 13 November 1969 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK. His full name at birth was Gerard James Butler. He is best known as an actor. Butler's country of citizenship (nationality) is Scottish. Gerard attended high school at St Mirin’s & St Margaret’s High School. For university, he studied at Glasgow University for a Law Degree. His religion is listed as Roman Catholic. He is 6' 2" (188 cm) tall and weighs 188 lbs (85 kg) with an athletic build. He has blue eyes and light brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $30,000,000 US dollars. Gerard Butler is 54 years old and his zodiac star sign is Scorpio.

You can find people similar to Gerard Butler by visiting our lists Male actors of Irish descent and Male actors from Paisley.

Full name at birth
Gerard James Butler
Claim to fame
his roles as Erik, The Phantom in the 2004 musical romantic drama film The Phantom of the Opera, King Leonidas of Sparta in the 2006 epic historical action film 300, Gerry Kennedy in the 2007 romantic drama film P.S. I Love You, One-Two in the 2008 action crime film RocknRolla, The Captain (voice) in the 2009 direct-to-video animated film Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter, Mike Chadway in the 2009 romantic comedy film The Ugly Truth, Clyde Shelton in the 2009 vigilante action thriller film Law Abiding Citizen, Milo Boyd in the 2010 action comedy film The Bounty Hunter, Stoick the Vast (voice) in the 2010 computer-animated action-fantasy film How to Train Your Dragon and its sequel films How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019), Tullus Aufidius in the 2011 war film Coriolanus, and Mike Banning in the 2013 action thriller film Olympus Has Fallen and its sequel films London Has Fallen (2016) and Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Date of birth
13 November 1969
Place of birth
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
Actor, producer, singer, musician
Occupation category


6' 2" (188 cm)
188 lbs (85 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • "This is Sparta!"...
  • Gravelly, commanding voice
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Lolita (Dog) [2006]
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  • Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
  • Canada, North America
  • Los Angeles, California, USA
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Net worth
$30,000,000 USD
High school
St Mirin’s & St Margaret’s High School
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Glasgow University for a Law Degree
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Talent agency
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Alan Siegel Entertainment
  • The Spanky Taylor Company
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“It’s always nice to show a bit of butt. I don’t think it was gratuitous. I think there is a good reason for my nakedness in this movie.”
  • In July 2021, Gerard filed a lawsuit against the Millennium Films studio. The studio is behind his 2013 movie Olympus Has Fallen and Gerard claimed that he is owed almost $10 million in backend compensation for the movie.
  • Though he is not a birthday party guy, but Gerard celebrated his 50th birthday with many friends in Costa Rica. He also did some environmental stuff such as releasing sea turtles into the ocean.
  • In October 2017, Gerard was hospitalized after a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles. He was reportedly run off the road when a car cut him off and was later treated for cuts and bruises. He was also left with five fractured bones in his foot. In 2019, it was revealed that he had filed a lawsuit against the driver.
  • He has a sweet tooth.
  • He takes massage several times a year, but facial, roughly once a year.

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