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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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Other Works:

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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[on if he likes to play characters who only see in black and white] No, I don't. I think, conversely, I sort of see the job of my life being a process of becoming less judgmental as I get older. That's what I want to do. Acting has so many vain and awful things about it, but one of the really edifying things about it is you can, at times, get the opportunity to put yourself imaginatively in ... See more »

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Has a stepson named Kai Dugan (mother is Jennifer Connelly). See more »

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Often plays secondary characters who are scene stealers See more »

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