Gerard Butler

1969 - Today

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Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor and film producer. After studying law, Butler turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as Mrs Brown (1997), the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), and Tale of the Mummy (1998). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerard Butler has received more than 17,005,124 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Gerard Butler is the 490th most popular actor (up from 508th in 2019), the 659th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 718th in 2019) and the 76th most popular British Actor.

Gerard Butler is most famous for his roles in the films "300," "P.S. I Love You," "The Bounty Hunter," "The Ugly Truth," and "Law Abiding Citizen."

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  • 17M

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  • 71.20

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  • 60

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  • 7.31

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  • 3.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gerard Butler ranks 490 out of 10,030Before him are Harry Dean Stanton, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Jude Law, Bourvil, Lillian Gish, and Karl Malden. After him are Louise Fletcher, Lance Henriksen, Barbara Stanwyck, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, John Lithgow, and Richard Griffiths.

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Among people born in 1969, Gerard Butler ranks 13Before him are Catherine Zeta-Jones, Matthew McConaughey, Javier Bardem, Renée Zellweger, Gabriel Batistuta, and Edward Norton. After him are Linus Torvalds, Peter Dinklage, Steffi Graf, Felix Baumgartner, Dennis Bergkamp, and Antonio Conte.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gerard Butler ranks 659 out of 6,924Before him are Patrick White (1912), Robert Carlyle (1961), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), James Lovelock (1919), Jude Law (1972), and Freeman Dyson (1923). After him are Benjamin Hornigold (1680), Richard Griffiths (1947), John Ambrose Fleming (1849), Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428), William Tyndale (1494), and Andrew Wiles (1953).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Gerard Butler ranks 76Before him are Tim Curry (1946), Leslie Howard (1893), Oliver Reed (1938), Robert Carlyle (1961), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), and Jude Law (1972). After him are Richard Griffiths (1947), Bill Nighy (1949), Christian Bale (1974), Jessica Tandy (1909), John Rhys-Davies (1944), and Naomi Watts (1968).

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