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Gerard Butler

Hello, Celebs NoteBook readers! I’m Jack Smith, your go-to guy for the latest scoop on male celebrities. Today, let’s dive into the fascinating world of Gerard Butler, a Scottish actor, producer, and environmentalist.


Gerard Butler, born on November 30, 1969, in Paisley, Scotland, is a powerhouse in the entertainment industry. Having initially studied law at the University of Glasgow, he made a bold move, leaving after two years to pursue his passion for acting.

Breakthrough Moment:

In 2006, Butler catapulted to stardom with his iconic role as King Leonidas in the epic war film “300.” This marked the beginning of his journey as a leading action star. His repertoire expanded to include a diverse range of genres, from rom-com like “The Ugly Truth” to dramas such as “Machine Gun Preacher.”

Multifaceted Career:

Beyond acting, Butler has successfully delved into production, founding Alcon Entertainment. Notable films produced by him include the gripping “Olympus Has Fallen” trilogy.

Environmental Advocate:

Butler isn’t just about the glitz and glamour of Hollywood; he’s a passionate environmental activist. As a co-founder of the Green Cross, he actively champions causes aimed at protecting our planet.

Notable Roles:

Let’s take a quick look at some of Gerard Butler’s standout performances:

  • “300” (2006): King Leonidas
  • “Law Abiding Citizen” (2009): Clyde Shelton
  • “Greenland” (2020): John Garrity
  • “How to Train Your Dragon” franchise (2010–2019): Stoick the Vast (voice)

Versatile Talents:

From voicing animated characters to portraying intense action heroes, Butler’s versatility shines through. He has graced screens in everything from animated films to gripping dramas.

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Gerard Butler Biography:

Real NameGerard James Butler
Nick Name(s)Gerry, Butler
Birth DateNovember 13, 1969
BirthplacePaisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Sign of ZodiacScorpio
Height6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
Weight190 lbs (86 kg)
ReligionRoman Catholic
EducationSt Mirin’s Academy, University of Glasgow School of Law
GraduationBachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
ProfessionActor, Producer, Environmentalist
Total Number Of MoviesOver 40
Net worth$50 million
Income SourceActing, Producing
Years active1997–present
Marital StatusSingle
Current relationshipNone
ParentsMargaret Butler (mother), Edward Butler (father)
SiblingsTwo older siblings
Ethnic BackgroundIrish descent
Number of Countries VisitedUnknown
Current residenceLos Angeles, California
WikipediaGerard Butler Wikipedia
FacebookGerard Butler Facebook
InstagramGerard Butler Instagram
X (Twitter)Gerard Butler Twitter
Business VenturesAlcon Entertainment (production company)
Upcoming ProjectsDen of Thieves 2: Pantera (2024)

Top 10 Gerard Butler Movies and TV Shows:

Movie/TV Show TitleYearRuntime
3002006115 min
Olympus Has Fallen2013120 min
Greenland2020115 min
Law Abiding Citizen2009109 min
London Has Fallen2016112 min
Angel Has Fallen2019121 min
How to Train Your Dragon201098 min
Machine Gun Preacher2011129 min
Coriolanus2011128 min
The Ugly Truth200998 min

Gerard Butler is not just a charismatic and versatile actor but also a committed environmental advocate. His journey from dropping out of law school to conquering Hollywood is truly inspiring. Stay tuned to Celebs NoteBook for more insights into your favorite stars!

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