Gerard Butler Smoking
- Gerard Butler: 'Jesus, I Gotta Quit Smoking' November 3, 2008
"I'm thinking, 'If this guy (Jesus) can die for mankind, the least I can do is quit smoking," Butler recalls. "I really felt an epiphany was happening. I even thought I saw a light around me. Four hours later, I bought a packet of Marlboro Reds. Who am I kidding? I need a cigarette."
- Playing A Cancer Victim Made Butler Quit Smoking January 31, 2008
Scottish actor GERARD BUTLER quit smoking after playing a cancer victim in his new movie P.S. I LOVE YOU. The 300 star took the role as a huge hint he had to take better care of himself. He says, "I was smoking a huge amount and having real bad premonitions (of death), and then I get this role where the guy dies of cancer."
- Character Builder January 30, 2007
Yet even for this interview -- a Men's Health cover story, mind you -- here's Butler, firing up within the first 10 minutes. For what it's worth, the irony doesn't escape him.
- A Dark Stars Begins to Shine July 20, 2003
It's been minutes since the Scottish-born actor's last cigarette, and he's determined to forego another for a little while longer. As he paces around the room, he spies a cup of coffee, which seems to stoke his nicotine urge. "To hell with it," he says, lighting a Marlboro and swigging his coffee. "Restraint was only going to last for so long."
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Who is Gerard Butler?
Gerard James Butler, born November 13, 1969, is a Scottish actor. He garnered critical acclaim for his breakthrough role in Joel Schumacher's 2004 film adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera. In 2007, Butler gained worldwide recognition through his portrayal of King Leonidas in the film 300. Since then, he has appeared in the films P.S. I Love You, RocknRolla, The Ugly Truth, and The Bounty Hunter.