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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 6 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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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 »

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6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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One of my film heroes is Peter Weir, who made Fearless (1993) but also made Green Card (1990). Ang Lee makes a western, he makes a Seventies psycho movie, a costume drama and a monster movie. I wanted to be like that. I finished this in October and I haven't worked since, because my wife [the actress Jennifer Connelly] had just had the baby and I wanted to be with them. But I've just taken on a ... See more »

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Has acted in several religion-themed movies or played the part of a religious character, including: Priest (2011) and The Reckoning (2002) where he plays Priests who question their faith and go off on their own tangent; Legion (2010) where he plays the Archangel Michael who also questions his moral fibre and risks disobedience to God to do what he feels is right; and The Da Vinci Code (2006) ... See more »

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