Gerard James Butler (born November 13, 1969) is a Scottish actor who portrayed Mike Banning in Olympus Has Fallen, London Has Fallen and Angel Has Fallen.

Butler and Morgan Freeman are the only actors who've appeared in all 3 films of the series.

Career[edit | edit source]

Butler is known for his role as King Leonidas in 300. He also acted on films Tomorrow Never Dies, Reign of Fire, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, The Phantom of the Opera, Nim's Island, The Ugly Truth, Law Abiding Citizen, The Bounty Hunter, Machine Gun Preacher, Playing for Keeps and Gods of Egypt. He also voiced Stoick the Vast in the animated movie How to Train a Dragon and reprised the role of Stoick in How to Train a Dragon 2.

Butler also portrayed Attila the Hun in the 2001 TV miniseries Attila.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Note
2007 P.S. I Love You Gerry Kennedy
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Stoick the Vast Voice
2013 Olympus Has Fallen Mike Banning Also producer
2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Stoick the Vast Voice
2016 London Has Fallen Mike Banning Also producer
2019 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Stoick the Vast Voice
Angel Has Fallen Mike Banning Also producer
2020 Greenland John Garrity Also producer
2022 Ark: The Animated Series Gaius Marcellus Nerva Voice role
Night Has Fallen Mike Banning Also producer

Behind the Scenes[edit | edit source]

Gerard Butler portrayed Mike Banning in Olympus Has Fallen, London Has Fallen, Angel Has Fallen and Night Has Fallen.

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