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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 & 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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People like Cary Grant, Will Smith and Hugh Grant do it brilliantly. They are just relentlessly charming and self-deprecating. I found that really difficult. But there may be other reasons for that. See more »

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Gave up smoking in 2005 after seeing his 2 year-old son, Stellan, imitating him with a pen. See more »

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Often plays secondary characters who are scene stealers See more »

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Gemini

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