Gerard Butler

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Gerard Butler

Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1969.

Countries: United States (65%), United Kingdom (22%), Australia (3%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Joel Schumacher, Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Aniston

Linked to: Leonidas I, University of Glasgow, Celtic F.C., Michigan State University

 

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Gerard Butler was born in 1969 add something


1998

Anna Friel - She made her film debut in 1998 in David Leland's Land Girls and has since made a number of films appearing with such notable co-stars as Christian Bale, Gerard Butler, Colin_Farrell, Keira Knightley, Robert De Niro, and Rachel Weisz


2000

He was cast as Dracula in "Dracula 2000" add something


2001

Simmone Jade Mackinnon - In 2001, she appeared with Powers Boothe in the television mini-series "Attila", which featured Gerard Butler, and in 2003, she starred in the Syfy television film "Deep Shock"


2003

In 2003, director Joel Schumacher was deciding on the principal casting for the film "The Phantom of the Opera", a film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical of the same name, and thought of Butler, whom he had seen earlier in the film "Dracula 2000", to play the title character add something

 

In 2003, he played André Marek in the adaptation of Michael Crichton's "Timeline" add something


2004

He garnered critical acclaim for his work as the lead in Joel Schumacher's 2004 film adaptation of the musical "The Phantom of the Opera" add something

 

Johnny McElhone - His own son, child actor Jack McElhone, co-starred with Gerard Butler and Emily Mortimer in the 2004 film, "Dear Frankie", winning several film festival awards

 

Really Useful Group - Until recently, these had consisted of lower budget straight-to-video versions of the shows , but 2004 saw Really Useful Films complete the major motion picture "The Phantom of the Opera", directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Gerard Butler and Emmy Rossum, which was nominated for three Academy *awards and three Golden Globes


2007

In 2007, he appeared in "Butterfly on a Wheel" co-starring Pierce Brosnan and Maria Bello, which aired on network TV under the title "Shattered", and in the romantic comedy "P.S. I Love You" with Hilary Swank add something

 

James Marsters - Marsters co-starred in the 2007 cinematic release of "P.S. I Love You" alongside Kathy Bates, Hilary Swank, and Gerard Butler

 

Snake Plissken - On March 13, 2007, It was announced that Gerard Butler would play the role of Snake Plissken in a remake of "Escape from New York"


2008

In 2008, he appeared in "Nim's Island" and "RocknRolla" add something

 

Eric Winter - He starred in the 2008 film, "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" and 2009 film "The Ugly Truth", the latter alongside Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler

 

Jodie Foster - In 2008, Foster starred in "Nim's Island" alongside Gerard Butler and Abigail Breslin, portraying a reclusive writer who is contacted by a young girl after her father goes missing at sea


2009

Katherine Heigl - In 2009, Heigl starred opposite Gerard Butler in "The Ugly Truth", which opened July 24

 

Michael Weston - In 2009, Weston played a producer on the Gerard Butler action film, "Gamer"

 

Bree Turner - She appeared in the comedy "The Ugly Truth" with Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler, which was released on July 24, 2009

 

Jamie Foxx - A few months later in October 2009, He played a starring role along side Gerard Butler in the thriller Law Abiding Citizen


2010

On 15 and 16 October 2010, thanks to the popularity of his role as Spartan King Leonidas and the use of his lines during athletic events at Michigan State University, he was a guest at their Midnight Madness and homecoming football game, respectively add something

 

The Bounty Hunter (2010 film) - "'The Bounty Hunter"' is a 2010 American romantic action comedy film directed by Andy Tennant, starring Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler

 

Jennifer Aniston - In March 2010, Aniston appeared in "The Bounty Hunter", which costarred Gerard Butler


2011

A fan of the Glasgow football club Celtic F.C. and having played a charity match with them in 2011, Butler regularly attended Celtic Park as a supporter, but has found that moving to Hollywood can be a problem when trying to keep up with the results due to the time difference between Los Angeles and Glasgow add something

 

On 19 August 2011, while filming "Playing For Keeps", Butler is said to be writing songs and in the process of recording an album add something

 

On 18 December 2011, while filming "Of Men and Mavericks", Butler was hospitalised after he was pulled under big waves add something

 

Coriolanus - In 2011, Ralph Fiennes directed and starred as Coriolanus with Gerard Butler as Aufidius and Vanessa Redgrave as Volumnia in a modern-day film adaptation "Coriolanus"


2012

In February 2012, Butler's publicist announced that Butler had completed a course of treatment for substance abuse of pain killers, at a rehab-centre add something

 

Catherine Zeta-Jones - In 2012, she appeared in "Playing for Keeps" with Gerard Butler and "Rock of Ages", alongside Tom Cruise and Alec Baldwin

 

Mark Johnson (producer) - Johnson has three feature films due for release in 2012; "Not Fade Away" written and directed by "Sopranos" creator David Chase and starring James Gandolfini, "Chasing Mavericks" directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Gerard Butler, and "Won't Back Down" starring Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter

 

Olympus Has Fallen - The production company Millennium Films acquired the spec script in March 2012, and Gerard Butler was cast later in the month as the star


2013

Butler starred in the action thriller "Olympus Has Fallen", which was released on March 22, 2013 and co-stars Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman add something

 

In August 2013, Butler bought an equity stake in the Jamaica Tallawahs Cricket team, which forms part of the Limacol Cricket Premiere League add something

 

Gods of Egypt (film) - On September 24, 2013, Gerard Butler joined the film's cast to play the role of "Set", a God of the desert, storms and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion


2014

How to Train Your Dragon 2 - Butler reprised his voice role as Stoick in "How to Train Your Dragon 2 in 2014 add something


2016

In 2016, Butler had the leading role in "London Has Fallen" and portrayed Set in "Gods of Egypt " add something

 

Douglas Urbanski - In 2016 Urbanski was Executive Producer of Hitman's Bodyguard, which stars Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, and Hunter Killer which stars Gerard Butler

 

Abbey Lee Kershaw - In 2016, she had major roles the films "Gods of Egypt", alongside Gerard Butler, and, as Sarah, in the Nicolas Winding Refn-directed thriller "The Neon Demon", with Elle Fanning

 

London Has Fallen - On October 26, 2016, it was announced that a sequel titled "Angel Has Fallen" is in development, with Gerard Butler reprising his role, as well as being more active with the making of the film as producer


2017

Ed Harris - In 2017, he is set to appear in Dean Devlin's sci-fi film "Geostorm", alongside Gerard Butler and Andy García

 

Pablo Schreiber - In 2017, he starred alongside Gerard Butler and 50 Cent in the American heist film "Den of Thieves," directed by Christian Gudegast


2018

In November 2018, Butler's home was partially burned in the Woolsey fire add something