Top 5000
Down 238 this week

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 »

IMDb Picks: October

Of course the return of "The Walking Dead" is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

Live Twitter Q&A With Matt Ross for 'Captain Fantastic'

Join us for a live Twitter Q&A with Captain Fantastic director Matt Ross on Tuesday, Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. Make sure to follow IMDb on Twitter and send your questions now to #IMDbAskMatt.

Follow IMDb on Twitter

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 14 Mar 2011
a list of 30 people
created 22 Jan 2012
a list of 25 people
created 05 Feb 2012
a list of 23 people
created 29 Oct 2014
a list of 32 people
created 3 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Paul Bettany's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Beautiful Mind
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
The Avengers
The Avengers Jarvis
The Da Vinci Code


To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actor: Movie (38 credits)
Show Show Actor: TV (7 credits)
Show Show Actor: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Director: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Writer: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (59 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (14 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

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 »


6' 3½" (1.92 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The world is split into two kinds of people, those who would go out for a drink with John Lennon, and those who'd choose Paul McCartney ... After The Beatles came back from India, Lennon wrote "Happiness Is a Warm Gun" and McCartney wrote "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da". End of argument. See more »


His wife Jennifer Connelly gave birth to their daughter Agnes Lark Bettany at home in New York City via a scheduled water birth (31 May 2011). See more »


Often plays secondary characters who are scene stealers See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Highly underrated and underused actor JacqueLeop
Paul Bettany is Vision!!! Pancholives
Paul in 'Masters of Sex' Prisca_sapientia
Any good roles? nimeo14
Atheist brittany87
American accent in Priest [2011] Xiaopangzi
Discuss Paul Bettany on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page