GERARD BUTLER (Alex Rover/Jack) is best known for his memorable role of Leonidas, King of Sparta, in the big-budget adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel 300. Gerard was most recently seen in the smash hit P.S I Love You, opposite Hilary Swank. He will next be seen in Guy Ritchie’s new film RocknRolla, also starring Thandie Newton, to be released in Fall of 2008 and he recently wrapped the futuristic thriller Game for Lionsgate. He made his feature debut in Miramax’s highly acclaimed Mrs Brown, in which he played Billy Connolly’s brother, Archie Brown. Other credits include One More Kiss, which won the Audience Award at the Toronto Film Festival; Harrison’s Flowers; Shooters; Wes Craven’s Dracula 2000; Reign of Fire; Timeline; a starring role opposite Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider II; Dear Frankie; the starring role as the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, directed by Joel Schumacher; Beowulf & Grendel and Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, co-starring Charlotte Rampling and Alan Bates.
Television credits include the title role of Attila, the historic warrior, in the USA Network mini-series Attila the Hun, directed by Dick Lowry; ITV’s The Jury, co-starring Derek Jacobi and Anthony Sher; the two-part BBC psychological drama Little White Lies; the cult Channel 4 series A Young Persons Guide To Becoming A Rock Star and a starring role in ITV’s Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married. Theatre credits include Trainspotting; Snatch for the Soho Theatre Company and a starring role opposite Rachel Weisz in the Donmar Warehouse production of Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly Last Summer.