DASHING DUO

DASHING DUO

Dapper, party of two? Aaron Eckhart and Gerard Butler suit up for a gala dinner thrown by Antonello Colonna in honor of their film Olympus Has Fallen Friday in Rome.

From: Star Tracks: Monday, April 8, 2013

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SOLDIERING ON

SOLDIERING ON

Gerard Butler gets playful with the troops at London's Wellington Barracks on Thursday before a special screening of his new action-thriller, Olympus Has Fallen.

From: Star Tracks: Friday, April 5, 2013

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FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

Gerard Butler puts a name to a face – his own! – Friday at the Moscow premiere of his new action flick, Olympus Has Fallen.

From: Star Tracks: Monday, April 1, 2013

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HEAD START

HEAD START

That's going to leave a mark! Gerard Butler gamely autographs a fan's forehead on Tuesday before making an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in Hollywood to promote his new movie, Olympus Has Fallen.

From: Star Tracks: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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PARENTAL CONTROL

PARENTAL CONTROL

Gerard Butler proudly shares the red carpet spotlight with his folks Monday night during the L.A. premiere of his new flick, Olympus Has Fallen.

From: Star Tracks: Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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SUIT YOURSELF

SUIT YOURSELF

A dapper Gerard Butler heads to the New York home of the Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday to chat about his new action-thriller, Olympus Has Fallen.

From: Star Tracks: Friday, March 15, 2013

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WHAT A RIOT

WHAT A RIOT

Hug it out! Angela Bassett puts the squeeze on costar Gerard Butler during an after-party for their new flick Olympus Has Fallen Monday night at The Darby in New York City.

From: Star Tracks: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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HEADS UP

HEADS UP

Who's a lean machine? The party's only just begun, but Gerard Butler squeezes in a little "head rest" while arriving to the Vanity Fair bash.

From: Cheers! Hollywood Toasts the Oscars

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SHOW OF HANDS

SHOW OF HANDS

Gerard Butler stands tall in support while attending the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony Monday in Olso, Norway, where the European Union was awarded the honor.

From: Star Tracks: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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KID & PLAY

KID & PLAY

Gerard Butler buddies up to a newfound friend Wednesday during a special screening of his latest flick, Playing for Keeps, in Hollywood that benefitted the Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

From: Star Tracks: Thursday, November 29, 2012

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GERARD BUTLER

GERARD BUTLER

Will the real McSteamy please stand up? A fuzzy towel never looked so good, thanks to the actor, who gets fresh, clean and buff in this still from his new movie, Playing for Keeps, out Dec. 7.

From: 25 Sexy Chests to Be Thankful For

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HANG TEN

HANG TEN

Gerard Butler shows off his surfer spirit at the Los Angeles premiere of his latest film, Chasing Mavericks (out Oct. 26), on Thursday.

From: Star Tracks: Friday, October 19, 2012

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CHEER LEADER

CHEER LEADER

Someone's in a New York state of mind! Gerard Butler roots for the New York Rangers in their playoff appearance against the New Jersey Devils on Monday at Madison Square Garden, where the hometown team bested their rivals 3-0.

From: Star Tracks: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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LOOKING GOOD

LOOKING GOOD

Fresh out of rehab – and looking fresher than ever! – Gerard Butler arrives in style at The Weinstein Company party hosted by Chopard to celebrate Oscar Nominees at Soho House in West Hollywood on Saturday. Inside the bash, Butler chatted with guests and sipped what appeared to be soda.

From: Star Tracks: Monday, February 27, 2012

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MOST IN NEED OF A SHAVE: BRAD & GERARD

MOST IN NEED OF A SHAVE: BRAD & GERARD

Skin is in, according to PEOPLE.com readers. While Brad Pitt and Gerard Butler tied for the title of sexiest scruffy guy (with 24% of the vote each), a whopping 53% said they'd rather see the actors make a date with the razor – and shave off the beards.

From: You Voted: The Best and Worst of the Evening

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GERARD BUTLER

GERARD BUTLER

Multitasking at its finest: With pug Lola bringing up the rear, Butler sprints across the beach while taking a phone call.

From: Stars' Secret Trainers: Their Dogs

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GERARD BUTLER

GERARD BUTLER

Lost 25+ lbs.!
"I'm surfing every day," the 42-year-old Scotsman told PEOPLE about his preparation for his upcoming surf movie, Of Men and Mavericks. The 6 ft., 2 in. actor, who weighed in at 197 lbs. for his muscle-bound role in 2006's 300, has also ditched weight-lifting in favor of yoga and cardio and a diet rich in protein and vegetables. "I generally train for a role and give everything to that," he explains.

From: Hollywood's Weight-Loss Winners!

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GERARD BUTLER

GERARD BUTLER

The great Scot took a victory lap after showing off his sweet soccer moves at a charity game in August, where the Celtic football team dominated Manchester United, 5-2. "I can kick a ball around, but I am certainly not bending it like Beckham," the modest actor tells PEOPLE.

From: Hollywood's Daredevil Hunks

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GERARD BUTLER

GERARD BUTLER

I spy a hit! The actor, looking debonair in a navy suit, inspires fans to follow his lead on the red carpet during premiere of his action movie, Machine Gun Preacher.

From: Toronto International Film Festival Style Superstars

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SUIT SALUTE

SUIT SALUTE

Gerard Butler inspires fans to follow his lead on the red carpet Sunday during the Toronto Film Festival premiere of his action movie, Machine Gun Preacher.

From: Star Tracks: Monday, September 12, 2011

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TURF WAR

TURF WAR

Gerard Butler takes a victory lap after a charity soccer match win in Glasgow, Scotland, on Aug. 9. Butler played for the Celtic team, which beat Manchester United 5-2.

From: The 25 Best Summer Snapshots

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GERARD BUTLER

GERARD BUTLER

Gerard is one steady stud as he goes for a solo ride during a Hawaiian getaway in Maui.

From: Summer's Hottest Beach Bods

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CURL POWER

CURL POWER

Talk about a hairy situation! A scruffy Gerard Butler keeps it moving before heading into an office building in Beverly Hills Wednesday.

From: Star Tracks: Thursday, August 25, 2011

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