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He admitted, "When I started out, I'm not sure I was actually in it for the right reasons.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.The film's producers wanted a known actor to play the part but eventually chose Butler.as Creedy and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) as Terry Sheridan, alongside Angelina Jolie.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.The film, and Butler's performance, received mixed reviews, though Butler was nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Actor.

That role earned him nominations for an Empire Award for Best Actor and a Saturn Award for Best Actor and a win for MTV Movie Award for Best Fight.Upon graduation, he took a position as a trainee lawyer at an Edinburgh law firm.However, he continued to stay out late drinking and he frequently missed work because of this.Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor, producer and singer.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).