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).
6 Interviews |
7 Articles |
6' 3¼" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
When I was a kid I took some martial arts classes, but on Legion
(2010) the stunt coordinators made you look like you can do the things that you can't, which is fantastic. I had an embarrassing amount of fun. It was like playing with a bunch of 10-year-olds who don't mind if you hit them. I had a scene where I threw a child zombie in the air who was attacking me. Actually, it was a small stunt ...
Writer/director Brian Helgeland
wrote the role of Chaucer in A Knight's Tale
(2001) specifically for Paul. He "refused" to do the movie without him. The production companies did not think Bettany was known well enough, Helgeland thought that if he backed down on his choice of Bettany, he would have to back down on everything else.
Towering height and slender frame