The following information is courtesy of GerardButler.Net:
Biographical information is still being collected on Gerard Butler, but this much can be said based on interviews, which
are by no means considered fact, but are the best source at the moment:
Full Name: Gerard James Butler
Birthday: November 13, 1969
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Marital Status: Single
Family: He is the youngest of three children (he has a brother and sister) and spent time the first few years of his
life in Canada before returning to Scotland. His mother and stepfather still live in Scotland. His father is deceased.
Former Occupation: Lawyer (He has a law degree from Glasgow University, where he was also president of the school's law
society, but he was fired from his firm one week before qualifying as a lawyer)
Home: His primary residence is in London. He also has a loft in New York City, but he spends much of his time in Los
Pets: In the Spring of 2006, he adopted a pug puppy named Lolita.
Religion: He was raised Catholic, but beyond that we have no further information.
Skills: Football (soccer), horse riding, skiing, water skiing. Lead singer in rock band "Speed".
Other Info: He stopped drinking alcohol years ago. He has NEVER been engaged or married (contrary to claims made by some).
Gerry's team has asked that fans no longer send gifts, but instead donate funds to charity. Gerry does, however, still
enjoy receiving letters. He reads them and responds whenever possible (I have first-hand knowledge of this, having received
a very nice note and an autographed picture from him).
As of August 11, 2009, this is the address to which fan mail
should be sent:
c/o Spanky Taylor
3727 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505