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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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 2015/I Legend
Charlie Richardson (uncredited)
 2015 Mortdecai
 2013 Iron Man 3
Jarvis (voice)
 2012/I Blood
Joe Fairburn
 2012 The Avengers
Jarvis (voice)
 2011 Priest
 2010 Iron Man 2
Jarvis (voice)
 2010 Legion
 2008 Broken Lines
 2008 Iron Man
Jarvis (voice)
 2004 Euston Road (Short)
 2002/II The Reckoning
 2002 The Heart of Me
 2001 Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang)
 2000 Dead Babies
 2000 The Suicide Club
 1999 After the Rain
Steph Oosthuizen
 1999 Every Woman Knows a Secret (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Rob
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Rob
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Rob
 1998 Killer Net (TV Mini-Series)
Joe Hunter
 1998 Coming Home (TV Movie)
Edward Carey-Lewis
 1998 The Land Girls
 1997 Bent
 1996 The Bill (TV Series)
Jake Connolly
- The Right Thing (1996) ... Jake Connolly
 1994 Wycliffe (TV Series)
Ian Greaves
- The Pea Green Boat (1994) ... Ian Greaves
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Played "Eric" in "An Inspector Calls", a play by J.B. Priestley - Aldwych Theatre, London (1993). See more »

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6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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I wouldn't want to tumble with Harrison Ford in real life. He's a tough son of a bitch. I threw that man through a window seven times and he landed on his head, got up, rebuilt the window with the crew and then got thrown through it again. I hit that man in the stomach and he said, 'Could you just land it a bit harder so I could feel it?' So I landed it a bit harder and he wanted a bit more so he... See more »


Son of Thane Bettany and Anne Kettle. Has one older sister named Sarah, who lives in Cornwall (England) with her daughter Emaly. See more »


Towering height and slender frame See more »

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