Career: Gerard started out in theatre with roles in Coriolanus and the stage production of Trainspotting. He made his screen debut in the 1997 film Mrs Brown before being cast in small roles in Tomorrow Never Dies and Tale of the Mummy. His other films include Dracula 2000, Reign of Fire, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life and The Phantom of the Opera. He has also played the romantic leads in P.S I Love You and The Bounty Hunter.
Relationships: Gerard says that he’s good at keeping his relationships secret, but he’s been linked with Jennifer Aniston, who he met on the set of The Bounty Hunter, and actress Jessica Biel.
FYI: Gerard trained as a lawyer but decided to become an actor in the mid 1990s.