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Gerard Butler

Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. A trained lawyer, Butler turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), which he followed with steady work on television, most notably in the American miniseries Attila (2001). 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. In 2007, Butler gained recognition through his portrayal of King Leonidas in the film 300. Since then, he has appeared in projects including P.S. I Love You (2007), Nim's Island (2008), RocknRolla (2008), The Ugly Truth (2009), Gamer (2009), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), The Bounty Hunter (2010), and as a voice actor in How to Train Your Dragon (2010). Butler was born in Paisley in Renfrewshire, Scotland, the youngest of three children of Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. Of Irish descent, he was brought up in a strict Roman Catholic family. Butler spent the first year of his life in Montreal, Quebec, before the family returned to live in Scotland. His mother Margaret Butler returned

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Jennifer Aniston -- Nice Butler

Jennifer Aniston -- Nice Butler

It's official ... Jennifer Aniston has been Butlered.As Gerard Butler and Jen struck poses from the front, an enterprising photog got the real story from behind.The pics were taken on the Seine… READ MORE >

Jennifer Aniston -- Nice Butler

Jennifer Aniston
Nice Butler

It's official ... Jennifer Aniston has been Butlered.As Gerard Butler and Jen struck poses from the front, an enterprising photog got the real story from behind.The pics were taken on the Seine… READ MORE >

- 1670 days ago
Gerard Butler & Jen Aniston Hug It Out

Gerard Butler & Jen Aniston
Hug It Out

Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston showed some very public displays of affection at the London premiere of their new film on Thursday.They make such a cute rumored couple. READ MORE >

- 1687 days ago
Gerard Butler: Pussycat Doll Got Your Tongue?

Gerard Butler: Pussycat Doll Got Your Tongue?

While celebrating Carnival in Rio on Tuesday, Gerard Butler was spotted hanging with Jennifer Aniston Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls.Don't cha wish your girlfriend was hot like her? More… READ MORE >

- 1710 days ago
Jen & Gerard -- Bottoms Up in Mexico

Jen & Gerard -- Bottoms Up in Mexico

Jennifer Aniston went two-pieces with Gerard Butler in Cabo San Lucas this weekend.You convinced they're for real yet??? More Jennifer Aniston Jennifer Aniston -- One Hot Mama  READ MORE >

- 1719 days ago
Gerard Butler -- Intro to Makeout in 60 Seconds

Gerard Butler -- Intro to Makeout in 60 Seconds

Gerard Butler's tongue will not be denied -- and last night, it penetrated yet another oral cavity ... in record time. With rumors swirling that he's dating his "Bounty Hunters" co-star Jennifer… READ MORE >

- 1733 days ago
Gerard Butler Gets Off for Pap Scuffle

Gerard Butler Gets Off for Pap Scuffle

Gerard Butler is in the clear over that whole dust-up he had with a photog back in 2008. A judge dismissed a misdemeanor battery charge today. Butler got into it with a pap after a premiere party… READ MORE >

- 1752 days ago
Gerard Butler -- New Year's Resolution?

Gerard Butler -- New Year's Resolution?

Gerard Butler let it all hang out in Barbados this weekend. Fun Fact: March 9 will mark the 3-year anniversary of "300" ... in which Gerard Butler can't be found wearing a shirt in any scene. More… READ MORE >

- 1754 days ago
Michael Jackson Gets Butlered

Michael Jackson Gets Butlered

Now this is funny ....Gerard Butler in London. Michael Jackson would pee his pants if he saw this. More Gerard Butler Threesome? The Butler Did It Gerard Butler Scores a Man Date Gerard Butler --… READ MORE >

- 1800 days ago
Threesome? The Butler Did It

Threesome? The Butler Did It

We're guessing Gerard Butler's a fan of Britney's new song "3" -- because he's very intimate with the subject matter.The dude with more notches on his bedpost than Samantha Jones appeared on "It's… READ MORE >

- 1830 days ago

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