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Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler made his film debut in "Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown" playing Billy Connolly's younger brother. Born on November 13, 1969 in Scotland, Butler's film career has really taken off, with starring roles in "Reign of Fire," "Timeline," "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life," "Phantom of the Opera," "300," and "Law Abiding Citizen."
  1. "300"
  2. "Beowulf and Grendel"
  3. "Chasing Mavericks"
  4. "Coriolanus"
  5. "Dear Frankie"
  6. "Game"
  7. "Harrison's Flowers"
  8. "How to Train Your Dragon"
  9. "Lara Croft Tomb Raider:...
  10. "Law Abiding Citizen"
  11. "Machine Gun Preacher"
  12. "Movie 43"
  13. "Nim's Island"
  14. "Olympus Has Fallen"
  15. "PS, I Love You"
  16. "Phantom of the Opera"
  17. "Playing for Keeps"
  18. "Reign of Fire"
  19. "RocknRolla"
  20. "Shattered"
  21. "The Bounty Hunter"
  22. "The Game of Their Lives"
  23. "The Ugly Truth"
  24. "Timeline"

Gerard Butler 1-1 - "Olympus Has Fallen"
(March 2013) Gerard Butler tells us everything we could possibly need to know about "Olympus Has Fallen."

Gerard Butler "Machine Gun Preacher" Interview
(Sep 2011) Gerard Butler on "Machine Gun Preacher," the real Sam Childers, researching the role, and his own obsessions.

Inside "How to Train Your Dragon" with the Voice Cast
Gerard Butler joins his fellow voice cast members to talk about this animated comedy.

Gerard Butler on "Phantom" and "RocknRolla" Sequels
(Mar 2010) The sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera," "Love Never Dies," just opened onstage in London, and Butler was there to take it in. But that doesn't mean he's scoping it out in order to get ready to star in the big screen version.

Gerard Butler Interview - "Law Abiding Citizen"
Gerard Butler and his producing partner Alan Siegel made "Law Abiding Citizen" their first production under their Evil Twin banner. In the film, Butler plays a husband and father who seeks justice after his family is brutally murdered.

Gerard Butler and Katherine Heigl Talk About "The Ugly Truth"
Gerard Butler teams up with his onscreen love interest to dish on "The Ugly Truth."

Gerard Butler Interview - "The Ugly Truth" Premiere
Gerard Butler helps Katherine Heigl learn how to flirt and handle men in the romantic comedy "The Ugly Truth." At the film's premiere, Butler joined the real guy who inspired his character, Steve Santagati, and his co-stars to chat up the film.

Gerard Butler Interview - "RocknRolla" LA Premiere
Gerard Butler plays a small-time crook in Warner Bros Pictures' "RocknRolla" from filmmaker Guy Ritchie. At the LA premiere, Butler was hounded with questions on his personal life but I found asking him about the movie was much more interesting.

Exclusive Interview with Gerard Butler on "RocknRolla"
Gerard Butler, a Comic Con crowd favorite (and no, not just the ladies like him even though it may seem that way), returned to San Diego to talk about his role in Guy Ritchie's action-comedy "RocknRolla."

Gerard Butler - "Nim's Island" Interview
Gerard Butler ("300") plays dual roles in the family film "Nim's Island" co-starring Jodie Foster. Butler plays the main character in a series of adventure books as well as dad to a young, independent girl named Nim (played by Abigail Breslin).

Gerard Butler on "RocknRolla" and "Nim's Island"
Gerard Butler discusses "RocknRolla," working with Guy Ritchie, and his role in the family movie "Nim's Island" with Jodie Foster.

Gerard Butler Talks "P.S. I Love You"
At the LA press junket for "P.S. I Love You" Gerard Butler was asked by a male reporter if, after winning over the hearts of women worldwide in "300" and now starring – and stripping – in "P.S. I Love You," he’d just give real guys a break. Butler’s response came accompanied by a hearty chuckle. "I should give myself a break as well because I’m only playing characters."

On the Red Carpet - Gerard Butler at the "PS I Love You" Premiere
Gerard Butler follows up the blockbuster hit "300" with a starring turn in Warner Bros Pictures' romantic comedy, "P.S. I Love You." Butler sings, plays the guitar, and shows a lot of flesh in the comedy which also stars multiple Oscar winner Hilary Swank.

Gerard Butler Interview - "300"
Gerard Butler on his fans, the training process, getting into character and the appeal of the historical story told in the movie "300," based on Frank Miller's graphic novel.

"300" Premiere Video
(March 2007) Exclusive interview with Gerard Butler ('King Leonidas') and Lena Headey ('Queen Gorgo') at the Hollywood premiere of "300."

One on One with Gerard Butler
(March 2007) Gerard Butler talks about the buzz surrounding "300," the reaction of women, the romantic angle, the cape and the codpiece.

Yet Another Gerard Butler Interview
(Feb 2007) At the Los Angeles press junket for "300," Butler discussed the story, getting into character, the film's music, and training for the role of King Leonidas.

Video: Gerard Butler Interview
Video interview with Gerard Butler about his movies, "Burns" and "Beowulf & Grendel." Gerard Butler talks about the script for "Burns," Julia Stiles, and working on the dramatic movie, "Beowulf & Grendel."

Gerard Butler Videos - "300"
Three 3 minute interview clips with Gerard Butler from the 2006 San Diego Comic Con.

"Olympus" Has a Release Date
(Oct 2012) In the battle of the White House action films, "Olympus Has Fallen" has taken the lead. Read on...

Exclusive Interview with Gerard Butler
Gerard Butler talks about "Dear Frankie," playing The Phantom, "Beowulf and Grendel," and the possibility of starring in a movie about poet Robert Burns.

Butler is "Dynamo"
(Oct 2012) Andy Dougan's book is heading to the big screen and Butler's ready for a starring role. Read on...

Gerard Butler Signs on to "Brilliant"
(Feb 2012) Well, Eric Bana was being courted but it appears it'll be Gerard Butler who'll be tackling the starring role. Read on...

Gerard Butler Injured While Filming "Mavericks"
(Dec 2011) While hanging out on a surfboard, the "Of Men and Mavericks" star was pounded by huge waves. Read on...

Gerard Butler Ready to Hang 10
(Feb 2011) Gerard Butler has landed one of the lead roles in the surf movie, "Mavericks," based on the life of Jay Moriarty. Moriarty drowned while free-diving the day before his 23rd birthday, however Surfline says his reputation as a surfer and a positive human being will live forever. "His much-heralded big-wave exploits and longboard expertise only dabble the first few brushstrokes of a life lived as a masterpiece," says Jason Borte in a November 2001 Surfline article.

Gerard Butler's a Bricklayer
(Aug 2011) Former FBI agent Noah Boyd's novel "The Bricklayer" is set to become a feature film with Gerard Butler signing up to star in the project set up at Millennium Films. The Hollywood Reporter says Butler's also producing "The Bricklayer" with Alan Siegel and Danielle Robinson. Read on...

Gerard Butler Puts on the "Afterburn"ers
(Nov 2010) Gerard Butler could be starring in "Afterburn," according to Variety. Butler's been offered the lead role in Relativity Media's sci-fi film, with producers Neal Moritz, Tobey Maguire, Toby Jaffe and Jenno Topping looking to nab Antoine Fuqua ("Shooter", "King Arthur") as director.

Gerard Butler Fans Band Together for Charity
(May 2010) Every popular actor has, at the very least, one impressive, continuously updated fansite dedicated to following his career. Gerard Butler has many such fansites, with the majority of his followers on the fansites being women.

Gerard Butler Biography
The details on one of Scotland's sexiest exports.

Michelle Monaghan Joins Gerard Butler in "Machine Gun Preacher"
(May 2010) Lionsgate recently picked up "Machine Gun Preacher" and now things are moving right along on the action drama. Deadline reports Michelle Monaghan (Trucker) and Michael Shannon ("The Runaways") are now attached to the project, joining Gerard Butler and director Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace") for the film which is inspired by true events.

Gerard Butler Joins Ralph Fiennes in "Coriolanus"
(Nov 2009) Ralph Fiennes is ready to take on the arduous task of producing, directing and starring in a modern version of Shakespeare's Roman tragedy, "Coriolanus." Fiennes will tackle the lead role of Gaius Martius Coriolanus and Gerard Butler, hot off starring in and producing "Law Abiding Citizen," will play General Tullus Aufidius of the Volscian army.

Will Gerard Butler Have a Role in Zack Snyder's "Watchmen?"
(March 2007) Zack Snyder and Gerard Butler discuss the rumors Butler will be in the "Watchmen" movie. Snyder also talks about his interest in having Tom Cruise involved in "Watchmen" and Gerard Butler gives an update on "Priest."

Gerard Butler May Star in a Remake of "Escape from New York"
(March 2007) Gerard Butler could possibly be starring in the remake of "Escape from New York," the 1981 John Carpenter film which starred Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken.

Gerard Butler in "The Ugly Truth"
(Feb 2008) Gerard Butler will join Katherine Heigl in the romantic comedy "The Ugly Truth" to be directed by Robert Luketic.

"How to Train Your Dragon" Voice Cast News
(March 2008) Gerard Butler, Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill and Christopher Mintz-Plasse will voice characters in "How to Train Your Dragon," an animated film based on the children's story by Cressida Cowell.

Gerard Butler Signs on to "Nim's Island"
(May 2007) Gerard Butler has joined the cast of "Nim's Island" starring Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin.

Gerard Butler Signs Up for "Game" Movie
(May 2007) Hot off his starring turn as the leader of the Spartans, Gerard Butler has taken the lead role in "Game," an action film from Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor.

Gerard Butler Says Yes to "PS, I Love You"
(Aug 2006) Gerard Butler has been cast in the movie "PS, I Love You" with Hilary Swank and directed by Richard LaGravenese.

Gerard Butler is in Talks to Star in "Priest"
(June 2006) Gerard Butler and Steven Strait may star in the Screen Gems movie, "Priest," a vampire Western to be directed by Andrew Douglas.

Gerard Butler Joins "Butterfly on a Wheel"
Gerard Butler and Maria Bello have joined the cast of the movie "Butterfly on a Wheel" starring Pierce Brosnan and directed by Michael Barker.

2010 Academy Awards Red Carpet Photos
Oscars 2010 photos of Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Mo'Nique, Jeff Bridges, Anna Kendrick, Vera Farmiga, Sam Worthington, Amanda Seyfried, Ryan Reynolds, Mariah Carey, Zoe Saldana, Gerard Butler, Zac Efron,Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, Jake Gyllenhaal, Elizabeth Banks, Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr, Matt Damon, Kathryn Bigelow, Meryl Streep, and Jeremy Renner.

"Coriolanus" Photos
Photos and poster from "Coriolanus" with Gerard Butler and Ralph Fiennes.

"The Bounty Hunter" Photos
Gallery of photos from the action comedy movie "The Bounty Hunter" starring Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston.

"The Bounty Hunter" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the UK premiere of the movie "The Bounty Hunter" featuring Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston. The UK premiere of Columbia Pictures' "The Bounty Hunter" was held at the Vue West End on March 11, 2010 in London, England.

"How to Train Your Dragon" Photos
Gallery of photos from the movie "How to Train Your Dragon" featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, and Jonah Hill.

"How to Train Your Dragon" Exclusive Premiere Photos
"How to Train Your Dragon" exclusive premiere photos of Gerard Butler, Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, TJ Miller, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Tori Spelling, Eric McCormack, Boo Boo Stewart, Fred Willard, Ariel Winter, Arsenio Hall, Ashley Argota, Carlos Mencia, Kiernan Shipka, Kim Raver, Lea Thompson, Lexi Ainsworth, Logan Miller, Nathan Kress, and Reed Alexander.

"Law Abiding Citizen" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the premiere of the Overture Films movie "Law Abiding Citizen" featuring Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Regina Hall, Viola Davis, F Gary Gray, Bruce McGill, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Marcille, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Tyrese Gibson.

"Law Abiding Citizen" Photos
Gallery of photos from the movie "Law Abiding Citizen" starring Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx.

"The Ugly Truth" Photos
Gallery of photos from the movie "The Ugly Truth" starring Gerard Butler, Katherine Heigl, Eric Winter, Bree Turner, Cheryl Hines, and John Michael Higgins.

"The Ugly Truth" Premiere Photos
Exclusive gallery of photos from the premiere of the Columbia Pictures movie "The Ugly Truth" featuring Gerard Butler, Katherine Heigl, Bree Turner, John Michael Higgins, Cheryl Hines, Eric Winter, Bonnie Somerville, Nick Searcy, Rocco DiSpirito, Steve Santagati, Anna Faris, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Jewel, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Roselyn Sanchez.

"Gamer" Photos
Gallery of photos from the movie "Gamer" starring Gerard Butler, Logan Lerman and Michael C Hall.

"RocknRolla" LA Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Los Angeles Premiere of the Warner Bros Pictures movie "RocknRolla" featuring Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Idris Elba, Joel Silver, Kellan Lutz, Robert Hoffman, Neal McDonough, Lisa Edelstein, Natalie Zea, and Hart Bochner.

"RocknRolla" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival premiere of the Warner Bros Pictures movie "RocknRolla" featuring Gerard Butler, Jeremy Piven, Thandie Newton, Idris Elba, Chris Bridges, writer/director Guy Ritchie, Susan Downey, and Joel Silver.

"RocknRolla" Cast Photos - Comic Con 2008
Gallery of photos of the cast of Warner Bros Pictures/Dark Castle's "RocknRolla" including Gerard Butler, Idris Elba, Jeremy Piven, and Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges at the 2008 San Diego Comic Con.

"RocknRolla" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Warner Bros Pictures movie, "RocknRolla," starring Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton and Idris Elba.

"Nim's Island" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Hollywood Premiere of the Fox Walden movie "Nim's Island" featuring Gerard Butler, Jodie Foster, Abigail Breslin, Paula Mazur, Rachel Fox, Angus Jones, David Henrie, Kevin Covais, Steven Christopher Parker, Terrell Clayton, and Marcela Mar.

"Nim's Island" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Fox Walden movie, "Nim's Island," starring Gerard Butler, Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin.

"PS I Love You" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "PS I Love You" starring Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Gina Gershon, Lisa Kudrow, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Harry Connick Jr.

"PS I Love You" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Hollywood Premiere of the Warner Bros Pictures movie "PS I Love You" featuring Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Harry Connick Jr, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, James Blunt, Gina Gershon, Lisa Kudrow, James Marsters, Richard LaGravenese, Mary-Louise Parker, Cecelia Ahern, Allison Janney, Joy Lauren, and Abby Brammell.

"300" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Warner Bros Pictures movie, "300," starring Gerard Butler, Rodrigo Santoro, Dominic West, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, and Michael Fassbender.

"300" Hollywood Premiere Photos
Gerard Butler joined his "300" co-stars and celebrity guests at the film's Hollywood premiere.

"300" Berlin Film Festival Photos
Gallery of photos of Gerard Butler, Rodrigo Santoro, and Zack Snyder from the 2007 Berlin Film Festival Premiere of "300."

"300" Photos from the 2006 Comic Con
Photos of Gerard Butler, David Wenham, Frank Miller, and Zack Snyder at the "300" movie presentation at the 2006 San Diego Comic Con.

BAFTA Tea Party Celebrity Photos
Gallery of photos from the red carpet at the 2007 BAFTA Tea Party featuring photos of Kate Winslet, Gerard Butler, Helen Mirren, Forest Whitaker, Ioan Gruffudd, Doug Jones, Penelope Cruz, Harry Shearer, Emily Blunt, Michael Buble, Marsha Thomason, Adriana Barraza, and Rinko Kikuchi.

"Phantom of the Opera" Photo Gallery
Gallery of production photos from Warner Bros. Pictures' "Phantom of the Opera" starring Gerard Butler and Emmy Rossum.

"Dear Frankie" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Miramax Films movie "Dear Frankie," featuring Gerard Butler, Emily Mortimer and Jack McElhone.

"Beowulf and Grendel" Photos
Gallery of photos from the Grendel Productions movie, "Beowulf and Grendel," starring Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgard and Sarah Polley.

"Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from Paramount Pictures' "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life," featuring Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, and Djimon Hounsou.

"Shattered" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "Shattered" starring Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, Maria Bello and Claudette Mink.

"Timeline" Photo Gallery
Gallery of production photos from Paramount Pictures' "Timeline," featuring Frances O'Connor, Paul Walker, Gerard Butler, Ethan Embry, Anna Friel, Matt Craven and Neal McDonough.

Movie Review: "Phantom of the Opera"
The movie version of "The Phantom of the Opera" stirred up a whirlwind of discussion with the casting of Gerard Butler ("Dracula 2000") as the Phantom. Fans of the play wanted Michael Crawford to carry on with the role, however director Joel Schumacher and Andrew Lloyd Webber thought they'd take it another direction. Did they make the right choice?

GerardButler.net
Great fansite with photos, biographical info, updated movie news, and a forum for fans.

'Machine Gun Preacher' Finds a Home at Lionsgate
Lionsgate picked up Machine Gun Preacher starring Gerard Butler and directed by Marc Forster. Gerard Butler plays Reverend Sam Childers in this dramatic film based on a true story.

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