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Gerard Butler

About Gerard Butler

Gerard James Butler (born, November 13, 1969) is a Scottish actor known for his portrayal of King Leonidas in 300, The Phantom of the Opera (2004 film version), RocknRolla, P.S. I Love You, The Ugly Truth, Gamer, Law Abiding Citizen, and The Bounty Hunter. In October 09, reports are out that Butler and Jessica Simpson are dating.

Personal Biography

Butler revealed that he believes his growing up without a father has caused him to have commitment issues.


Butler says he would love to date a dumb woman. He fears being committed to a woman because of his father who walked out on his mother.

Relationship with Jennifer Aniston

Aniston moved close with actor Gerard Butler. For more information on their relationship, read Jennifer Aniston & Gerard Butler.

Relationship with Martina Rajic

In April/May 2010, it is reported that Butler is dating Martina Rajic, a Serbian model.

In December 2012, Gerard Butler said playing the role of a kids soccer coach in "Playing For Keeps" has made him want to have children in the near future.

Love for Scotland

In December 2009, he pledged to fight for Scottish films after being signed up as an ambassador for the country's film industry. In November 09, he said that he is worried about the increasing American influence on his Scottish accent.

Other Personal Information

Professional Biography

Early career

Butler was a lawyer before entering into the film industry. He felt glad that he failed as a lawyer - because he would never have become a Hollywood star.

As an actor

Butler turns to music while preparing for tough emotional scenes in his movies.

In August 09, Butler was so harried by the paparazzi following him that he has taken to playing a cat and mouse game with them. During the month, a bodyguard of Butler is said to be wanted by the police, after he allegedly vandalised a paparazzos car.

In March 2010, he re-recorded his voice over for animation film How To Train Your Dragon because he felt his Scottish accent for his Viking character wasn't strong enough.

In March 2010, Butler signed up to be seen playing a cheeky leprechaun in an upcoming all-star fantasy movie.

Butler says he loves showing off his bare butt onscreen.

Performance in The Ugly Truth

Acting in the movie, Butler was reportedly so nervous while filming sex scenes with American actress Katherine Heigl that he kept forgetting his lines.

Performance in The Bounty Hunter

Butler ate 27 burritos for a particular scene in the movie.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Movies / Filmography

Other Businesses

In November 09, Butler launched his own fragrances in the market.

Other Professional Information

Gerard Butler in News

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Jennifer Aniston has been named as the perfect celebrity friend to share a long-distance road trip with.

LiLo wants Gerard Butler as co-star in 'Liz and Dick'
Lindsay Lohan is hoping that Gerard Butler is cast opposite her in the upcoming Lifetime movie 'Liz and Dick,' about Elizabeth Taylor's turbulent relationship with Richard Burton, who the actress married twice.

Gerard Butler accused of being a home wrecker
Prior to entering rehab last year, Gerard Butler is said to have been involved in a steamy relationship with a wanna-be actress that resulted in the end of her marriage, it has been revealed.

Gerard Butler to replace Eric Bana in 'Brilliant'
Gerard Butler, who recently checked out of a drug rehabilitation center, is all set to get back to work.

Gerard Butler leaves rehab after treatment for substance abuse
Gerard Butler has left rehab after completing his treatment for reliance on prescription drugs, his representative has confirmed.

Gerard Butler's manager says actor left rehab and is healthy
Gerard Butler's manager has revealed that the actor has left the rehab centre where he was being treated for substance abuse.

Gerard Butler reveals his booze battle
Gerard Butler has revealed how he came close to being killed by alcohol.

Gerard Butler wants to do romantic comedies
Gerard Butler has admitted that he felt the need to give romantic comedies "a go" after making his name in action films.

Butler mistaken for terrorist at London airport
Gerard Butler has revealed that he once caused an airport security scare after officials flagged up special shoes he had worn for his 'Tomb Raider' audition.

Gerard Butler doesn't remember '11 out of 10' romp with Brandi Glanville
Brandi Glanville may have given Gerard Butler "11 out of 10" for his skills in bed, but the actor apparently doesn't even remember her.

Brandi Glanville rates Gerard Butler's bedroom skills 11 out of 10
Brandi Glanville, who is an expert when it comes to raising eyebrows, has rated Gerard Butler's bedroom skills after having a brief fling with him.

Gerard Butler used near death accident to avoid washing dishes
Gerard Butler recently had a surfing accident and he says that he used it as an excuse to stay away from doing household chores like washing dishes.

Gerard Butler was left embarrassed by wedding kilt disaster
Gerard Butler was left red faced at his sister's wedding after accidentally flashing his manhood while wearing a traditional Scottish kilt.

Butler tried to avoid hospital treatment after onset surf accident
Gerard Butler has revealed that he had attempted to avoid hospital treatment after an on-set surfing accident last month so that he could continue filming his new movie.

Celebs' soccer match help raise 4mn pounds for Unicef
Famous Hollywood actors, pop stars and footie legends came together for a charity soccer match and helped raise 4million pounds for poor children.

Hollywood Icons Gather for the Tenth Annual "Night Before" Fundraiser in Support of the Motion Picture & Television Fund
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Gerard Butler escapes death while filming surfing stunt
Gerard Butler escaped death in a surfing stunt while shooting his new movie in California, according to reports.

Gerard Butler wants to settle down but not with any co-star
Gerard Butler is ready to settle down and share his life with the right woman, but he does not want to rush into a relationship.

Gerard Butler cried for five hours after meeting 'missing' dad
Gerard Butler said that he cried for five hours when he met his father after 14 years.

Gerard Butler 'burned out' after filming 'Machine Gun Preacher'
Gerard Butler has revealed that he felt "burned out" and "exhausted" after filming action biopic 'Machine Gun Preacher'.

Acting saved me, says Gerard Butler
Gerard Butler has said that his former life of partying and alcoholism would have killed him if he hadn't taken to acting.

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Ashley Greene has revealed that her family seemed to be okay when the 'Twilight' star's nude photos were leaked out in the internet in 2009.

Gerard Butler 'weeps' while watching screening of 'Machine Gun Preacher'
Scottish actor Gerard Butler reportedly broke down in tears while watching a screening of his new film 'Machine Gun Preacher' at London's Mayfair hotel.

Gerard Butler dating model Sarah Carroll after 'hot love at first sight hook up'
Hollywood hunk Gerard Butler is dating model Sarah Carroll after hooking up with her at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie 'Machine Gun Preacher'.

Gerard Butler was shot twice while shooting Machine Gun Preacher'
Hollywood hunk Gerard Butler was revealed that he was shot twice in his head while filming his latest movie 'Machine Gun Preacher'.

Gerard Butler wants critics to focus on his committment, not only physique
Hollywood actor Gerard Butler has said that film critics should pay more attention to his committment rather than criticise his physical appearances in movies.

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