Paul Bettany

Biography

Paul Bettany was born 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 grandfather, Lesley Kettle, was a musician and promoter. He was brought up in North West London and, after the age of 9, in Hertfordshire (Brookmans Park). Immediately after finishing at Drama Centre, he went into the West End to join the cast of "An Inspector Calls", though when asked to go on tour with this play, he chose to stay in England.

Paul Bettany was born 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 grandfather, Lesley Kettle, was a musician and promoter. He was brought up in North West London and, after the age of 9, in Hertfordshire (Brookmans Park). Immediately after finishing at Drama Centre, he went into the West End to join the cast of "An Inspector Calls", though when asked to go on tour with this play, he chose to stay in England.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1971-05-27

Place of Birth Harlesden, London, England, UK

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Official Secrets
2016 Captain America: Civil War as The Vision
2015 Legend as Charlie Richardson
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice) / The Vision
2015 Mortdecai as Jock Strapp
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
2014 Transcendence as Max Waters
2013 Iron Man 3 as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
2012 A Man's Story as Himself
2012 Blood as Joe Fairburn
2012 The Avengers as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
2011 Talking Dead(1 episode)
2011 Margin Call as Will Emerson
2011 Priest as Priest
2010 The Tourist as Inspector John Acheson
2010 Iron Man 2 as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
2010 Legion as Michael
2009 Creation as Charles Darwin
2009 The Young Victoria as Lord Melbourne
2008 Inkheart as Dustfinger
2008 The Secret Life Of Bees as T. Ray Owens
2008 Broken Lines as Chester
2008 Iron Man as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2006 The Da Vinci Code as Silas
2006 Firewall as Bill Cox
2004 Stories of Lost Souls as Y
2004 Wimbledon as Peter Colt
2004 Dogville Confessions as Himself
2004 Euston Road as Y
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World as Dr. Stephen Maturin
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 The Reckoning as Nicholas
2003 Dogville as Tom Edison
2002 The Heart of Me as Rickie
2001 David Copperfield as James Steerforth
2001 A Beautiful Mind as Charles
2001 Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) as Jimmy
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(3 episodes)
2001 A Knight's Tale as Geoffrey Chaucer
2000 Dead Babies
2000 Gangster No. 1 as younger Gangster
2000 The Suicide Club as Shaw
1998 The Land Girls as Philip
1998 Killer Net(4 episodes) as Joe Hunter
1998 Coming Home as Edward Carey-Lewis
1997 Sharpe's Waterloo as Prince William of Orange
1994 Wycliffe(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(3 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1900 Destroyer as Captain Hart Dyke
1900 Every Woman Knows a Secret(0 episodes) as Rob

Directing

2014 Shelter … Director

Writing

2014 Shelter … Writer

Production

2014 Shelter … Producer

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