Gerard Butler and Rodrigo Santoro in 300

Gerard Butler and Rodrigo Santoro in 300

The stars of 300, Gerard Butler and Rodrigo Santoro. The film's sequel, 300: Battle of Artemisia, is in the works.
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Leonidas and Gorgo in bed

Leonidas and Gorgo in bed

King Leonidas and Queen Gorgo lay in bed the night before the great battle. The Queen is the strength behind the King's great courage.
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King Xerxes Photo

King Xerxes Photo

A photo King Xerxes. The man appears to be in charge, doesn't he? At least for now.
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Xerxes Picture

Xerxes Picture

King Xerxes surveys the battle field. He'll take on Leonidas soon enough.
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King Xerxes

King Xerxes  Picture

King Xerxes was son of Darius the Great of Persia and Atossa, the daughter of Cyrus the Great. After his accession in October 485 BC, he suppressed the revolts in Egypt and Babylon that had broken out the year before and appointed his brother Achaemenes as governor or satrap over Egypt.

Played By
Rodrigo Santoro
Full Name
King Xerxes

King Xerxes Quotes

Xerxes: Imagine what horrible fate awaits my enemies when I would gladly kill any of my own men for victory.
Leonidas: And I would die for any one of mine.

Cruel Leonidas demanded that you stand. I require only that you kneel.

Xerxes