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I wanted very much to be famous." Unable to win any acting roles initially, he worked in a variety of jobs including as a waiter, a telemarketer and a demonstrator of how toys work at fairs.
Whilst in London, he met an old friend from his teenage days in the Scottish Youth Theatre, who was now a London casting director.
In 2003, director Joel Schumacher was deciding on the principal casting for the film The Phantom of the Opera, a film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical of the same name, and thought of Butler, whom he had seen earlier in the film Dracula 2000, to play the title character.
Butler, who had had no musical experience other than singing in a rock band while he was studying to be a lawyer, was surprised at the interest, but immediately began taking singing lessons with a vocal coach.
In the role of Andre Marek in the big-screen adaptation of Michael Crichton's novel Timeline (2003), Butler played an archaeologist who was sent back in time with a team of students to rescue a colleague.Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor, producer, singer and musician.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).He also attended Scottish Youth Theatre while a teenager.Butler did not see his father again until he was 16 years old, when Edward Butler called to meet him at a Glasgow restaurant.
However, he continued to stay out late drinking and he frequently missed work because of this.