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Paul Bettany


Paul Bettany was born in Harlesden, London, England, into a theatre family. His father, Thane Bettany, is still an actor, but his mother, Anne Kettle, has retired from acting. He has an older sister who is a writer and a mother. His maternal grandmother, Olga Gwynne (her maiden and stage name), was a successful actress, while his maternal ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Iron Man 3
Jarvis (voice)
 2012/I Blood
Joe Fairburn
 2012 The Avengers
Jarvis (voice)
 2011 Priest
Priest
 2010 Iron Man 2
Jarvis (voice)
 2010 Legion
Michael
 2008 Broken Lines
Chester
 2008 Iron Man
Jarvis (voice)
 2004 Euston Road (Short)
Y
 2002/II The Reckoning
Nicholas
 2002 The Heart of Me
Rickie
 2001 Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang)
Jimmy
 2000 Dead Babies
Quentin
 2000 The Suicide Club
Shaw
 1999 After the Rain
Steph
 1999 Every Woman Knows a Secret (TV Mini-Series)
Rob
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Rob
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Rob
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Rob
 1998 Killer Net (TV Series)
Joe Hunter
 1998 Coming Home (TV Movie)
Edward Carey-Lewis
 1998 The Land Girls
Philip
 1997 Bent
Captain
 1996 The Bill (TV Series)
Jake Connolly
- The Right Thing (1996) ... Jake Connolly
 1994 Wycliffe (TV Series)
Ian Greaves
- The Pea Green Boat (1994) ... Ian Greaves
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Other Works:

His Royal Shakespeare Company credits include: Paris in "Romeo and Juliet", Decius Brutus/Strato in "Julius Caesar", Richmond in "Richard III", and Drum Major in Buechner's "Woyzeck" (1995). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

My plan - well, it isn't much of a plan, but it's mine and I like it - is to try to do lots of different things. See more »

Trivia:

Writer/director Brian Helgeland wrote the role of Chaucer in A Knight's Tale (2001) specifically for Paul. He "refused" to do the movie without him. The production companies did not think Bettany was known well enough, Helgeland thought that if he backed down on his choice of Bettany, he would have to back down on everything else. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays secondary characters who are scene stealers See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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