Playing for Keeps Movie

Starring:


Gerard Butler
Jessica Biel
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Uma Thurman
Dennis Quaid

About Main Star Cast


Let’s learn about the lives of the main star cast of the movie ‘Playing for Keeps’.

Gerard Butler
Gerard Butler who’s the protagonist, plays the role of George in the movie ‘Playing for Keeps’. He originally hails from Paisley in Scotland. Although Gerard spent some of his days of the youth in Canada, his family is of Irish origin. He spent most of his growing up years with his elder sister and brother in Scotland. George lost his father in the early stages of his life, during his early 20s. He studied at the Glasgow University, where he successfully completed law education. In fact, he held the position of president of his school’s Law Society, all thanks to his excellent social skills and outgoing personality.
Gerard Butler’s acting career started when he was approached by another great actor Steven Berkoff in a coffee shop in London for playing a role in the stage production of ‘Coriolanus’. Steven later acted with Gerard in the movie ‘Attila’ in the year 2001. Soon, Gerard give up his law practice for a permanent career in acting. He got cast in the stage adaptation of the popular movie Trainspotting and played the role of Renton (played Ewan McGregor in the movie) in it. Gerard Butler’s film debut happened in the movie Mrs Brown (released in 1997) wherein he played the role of Billy Connolly’s younger brother. His movie career continued with short appearances in Tomorrow Never Dies and Tale of the Mummy. Butler’s big breakthrough came in the year 2000 when he was cast in the US mini-series ‘Attila the Hun’ and later in the movie Attila. Thereafter, his movie career took off really and he has acted in several big Hollywood blockbusters.

Jessica Biel
Jessica Biel plays the role of Stacie, George’s (Gerard Butler’s) ex-wife in the movie ‘Playing for Keeps’. Her role is a pretty important one as her actions have a great impact on how the story evolves. Jessica Biel hails from Minnesota in the USA and her extremely good looks and talent have made her one of the most sought-after actresses in the Hollywood today. Biel spent most of childhood in Boulder, Colorado. She dabbled into music during the early stages of her career, in the form of a vocalist. Her singing and acting skills got noticed at a very early age and she got to star in amazing productions like The Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast and Annie at a very young age of nine. As she grew up, Jessica started modelling and taking up commercial work.
Jessica’s television series debut happened in the year 1996 with the number one rated show of that time 7th Heaven in which she played the role of Mary Camden. That role helped her get noticed as a budding talent and star. Thereafter, she brilliantly portrayed the role of Erin in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre that was released by the New Line Cinema in the year 2003. Later on, Jessica cemented her place in Hollywood by giving remarkable performances in Blade: Trinity (2004), Stealth (2005) and many more movies.