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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. His maternal grandmother, Olga Gwynne (her maiden and stage name), was a successful actress, while his maternal grandfather, Lesley Kettle, was a musician and promoter. He ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Played Richie in "Love and Understanding" by Joe Penhall - Bush Theatre, London/ Longwharf Theater, Connecticut (1997). conn? See more »

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5 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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For some ungodly reason, I end up being naked in a lot of stuff. But there is a certain grace and kudos that come with taking your clothes off the first day, a respect that is given by the rest of the cast. See more »

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Won Evening Standard Film Award 2001 for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Geoffrey Chaucer in A Knight's Tale (2001). See more »

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Often plays secondary characters who are scene stealers See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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