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November 13, 1969

Gerard Butler is a Scottish actor best known for his roles in movies like "300" and "Olympus Has Fallen." He was born in Paisley, Scotland, on November 13, 1969. After getting a law degree from the University of Glasgow, he worked as a lawyer for a few years before pursuing an acting career. His first big break came in 2001 when he starred in the movie "Dracula 2000."

Butler's most famous role is probably as King Leonidas in the movie "300." He has also starred in other popular movies like "The Phantom of the Opera," "P.S. I Love You," and " Olympus Has Fallen." In recent years, he has also done some voice work for animated movies like "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part.

Early life: raised in Paisley, Scotland

Gerard Butler was raised Catholic by his parents, Margaret and Edward Butler. Gerard has an older sister, Lynn. Growing up, he was a very talented young man and was involved in many sports. He played football (soccer), rugby, tennis, and golf. He also enjoyed acting and singing. When he was just 17 years old, he started working as a lawyer in Glasgow. However, after a year of working as a lawyer, he decided to pursue his dream of becoming an actor.

Acting career: early work in theatre and television

Gerard Butler's acting career began in the theatre, where he starred in several productions including "Cinderella" and "The Rover". He also had small roles in television shows such as "Taggart" and "Highlander". In 1997, he made his film debut in the action thriller "Mrs. Brown", which was followed by a string of roles in films such as " Tomorrow Never Dies", "Reign of Fire", and "Timeline".

Gerard Butler in the movie Den of Thieves
Gerard Butler in the movie Den of Thieves

Butler's breakout role came in 2004 when he starred in the action film "300". The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $450 million worldwide. Following the success of "300", Butler starred in a number of blockbuster films, including "National Treasure: Book of Secrets", "P.S. I Love You", and "Gran Torino".

Breakthrough role: 300 (2006)

In 2006, Gerard Butler played the role of 300 Spartan King Leonidas in the blockbuster film of the same name. The movie was a huge success, grossing over $450 million worldwide.

Gerard Butler in the movie 300

Butler's performance in 300 made him a household name and launched his career into the stratosphere. He went on to star in films like "Olympus Has Fallen" and "How to Train Your Dragon". In recent years, he has also taken on more serious roles, starring in films like "Den of Thieves" and "Hunter Killer".

Gerard Butler in the movie 300

Butler is married to model Morgan Brown. The couple has been together since 2014 and has one daughter. They live in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for IMDb) In 2006, Gerard Butler played the role of 300 Spartan King Leonidas in the blockbuster film of the same name. The movie was a huge success, grossing over $450 million worldwide.


Gerard Butler has had a very successful Hollywood career. He has starred in many popular films and has a huge fan base.

Butler's success is not only due to his talent as an actor but also to his good looks. He is considered to be one of the sexiest men in Hollywood, and this has helped him attract a large female following.

Full NameGerard James Butler
Date of BirthNovember 13, 1969
Age Years
NationalityBritish, Scottish
BirthplacePaisley, United Kingdom
Home TownPaisley
Educational QualificationBachelor of Law
SchoolSt Mirin’s & St Margaret’s High School Scottish Youth Theatre
College/ UniversityUniversity of Glasgow School of Law
Zodiac SignScorpio ♏
ProfessionActor, Musician, Film Producer
Physical Stats
Height6 feet 1 inch (1.88 m)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBlue
FoodFried foods
ActorJames McAvoy
MoviesApocalypse Now
HobbiesSkiing, Horseback Riding, Water Skiing, Playing Football, Singing
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusIn a relationship
FatherEdward Butler
MotherMargaret Butler
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Morgan Brown
Brother(s)Brian Butler
Sister(s)Lynn Butler
ProfessionActor, Musician, Film Producer
Net Worth$40 Million
Famous forKing Leonidas in Zack Snyder's fantasy war film 300
DebutMrs. Brown (1997)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
MTV Movie + TV Award
Golden Camera Award
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SignatureGerard Butler Autograph

Movie List

The Plane
[ Upcoming ]
All-Star Weekend
[ Upcoming ]
[ Upcoming ]
Last Seen Alive
[ 2022 ]
[ 2021 ]
[ 2020 ]
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
[ 2019 ]
Them That Follow
[ 2019 ]
Angel Has Fallen
[ 2019 ]
Den of Thieves
[ 2018 ]
The Vanishing
[ 2018 ]
Hunter Killer
[ 2018 ]
[ 2017 ]
Gods of Egypt
[ 2016 ]
London Has Fallen
[ 2016 ]
A Family Man
[ 2016 ]
Septembers of Shiraz
[ 2015 ]
How to Train Your Dragon 2
[ 2014 ]
300: Rise of an Empire
[ 2014 ]
Movie 43
[ 2013 ]
Olympus Has Fallen
[ 2013 ]
Chasing Mavericks
[ 2012 ]
Playing for Keeps
[ 2012 ]
[ 2011 ]
Na Nai'a Legend of the Dolphins
[ 2011 ]
Machine Gun Preacher
[ 2011 ]
Gift of the Night Fury
[ 2011 ]
The Bounty Hunter
[ 2010 ]
How to Train Your Dragon
[ 2010 ]
Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon
[ 2010 ]
Tales of the Black Freighter
[ 2009 ]
The Ugly Truth
[ 2009 ]
[ 2009 ]
Law Abiding Citizen
[ 2009 ]
Nim's Island
[ 2008 ]
[ 2008 ]
[ 2007 ]
Butterfly on a Wheel
[ 2007 ]
P.S. I Love You
[ 2007 ]
Shadow Company
[ 2006 ]
Wrath of Gods
[ 2006 ]
The Game of Their Lives
[ 2005 ]
Beowulf & Grendel
[ 2005 ]
The Phantom of the Opera
[ 2004 ]
Dear Frankie
[ 2004 ]
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life
[ 2003 ]
[ 2003 ]
[ 2002 ]
Reign of Fire
[ 2002 ]
Harrison's Flowers
[ 2001 ]
Jewel of the Sahara
[ 2001 ]
[ 2001 ]
Dracula 2000
[ 2000 ]
Fast Food
[ 1999 ]
One More Kiss
[ 1999 ]
The Cherry Orchard
[ 1999 ]
Tale of the Mummy
[ 1998 ]
Mrs Brown
[ 1997 ]
Tomorrow Never Dies
[ 1997 ]

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