A grim Gerard Butler returned to his Malibu home on Saturday to find it completely destroyed by the fast-moving Woolsey fire, a day before his birthday.

And on Sunday he shared an Instagram of the devastation as he stood in front of the remains of building and his burned out truck, the Daily Mail reports.

The 48-year-old captioned it: "Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating. Heartbreaking time across California.

Complete devastation: Gerard Butler shared this terrible photo of his Malibu home on Sunday showing it completely destroyed by the devastating Woolsey fire. Photo / Instagram
Complete devastation: Gerard Butler shared this terrible photo of his Malibu home on Sunday showing it completely destroyed by the devastating Woolsey fire. Photo / Instagram

"Inspired as ever by the courage, spirit and sacrifice of firefighters. Thank you @LosAngelesFireDepartment. "

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And he ended with a heartfelt plea saying: "If you can, support these brave men and women at SupportLAFD.org."

The actor, who hails from Scotland, looked worried as he emerged from his property followed by girlfriend Morgan Brown.

Both were wearing heavy green jackets, jeans, boots and face masks around their necks.

Not much left: His home still had its metal frame and a staircase but it will have to be torn down. Photo / Instagram
Not much left: His home still had its metal frame and a staircase but it will have to be torn down. Photo / Instagram

Authorities have ordered the entire evacuation of Malibu as the fast-moving Woolsey blaze moves towards the Pacific Ocean.

They are just the latest celebrities to be hit by the massive fire which has engulfed at least 283,279ha and many structures since it started on Thursday.

Can't drive this one: The 48-year-old actor's car was also destroyed down to its frame. Photo / Instagram
Can't drive this one: The 48-year-old actor's car was also destroyed down to its frame. Photo / Instagram

Singer Robin Thicke lost the Malibu home he shares with model April Love Geary and their baby.

Camille Grammer from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills also saw her home completely destroyed.

She said on Instagram, "Sadly my house couldn't be saved. The courageous firefighters were able to save my cars and personal items recovered from my home.

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"I thanked the fire captain and his team of firemen for all of their hard work."

She bought the house after selling the one she lived in with ex-husband Kelsey Grammer of Cheers and Frasier fame.

Will Smith, 50, and his family evacuated the area as did singer Cher, 72, and Lady Gaga, 32.

Kylie Jenner, 21, along with stepsister Kim Kardashian, 38, and her children North, 5, Saint, 2, and 9-month-old Chicago were also evacuated.