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Paul Bettany
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Personal Information:
Born: May 27, 1971 (Age 43)
Occupation: Actor
Years Active: 1994 – present
Character Portrayed:

J.A.R.V.I.S.
Vision

Paul Bettany is an English born actor, and is famous for his role as J.A.R.V.I.S., in the Iron Man Film Franchise. He also did 20 hours of original voice recording for the Marvel's Iron Man 3 - JARVIS: A Second Screen Experience application for Apple mobile devices.

BiographyEdit

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.

Film PortrayalEdit

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Significant RolesEdit

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TriviaEdit

  • Son of Thane Bettany and Anne Kettle. Has one older sister named Sarah, who lives in Cornwall (England) with her daughter Emaly.
  • Developed laryngitis after filming A Knight's Tale (2001) because of all the yelling he had to do as Geoffrey Chaucer.
  • Also plays the guitar, and used to busk on Westminster Bridge in London.
  • Acted for a year with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • Nominated for Best Actor for his role in Gangster No1 by London Film Critics Circle Awards.
  • Won Evening Standard Film Award 2001 for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Geoffrey Chaucer in A Knight's Tale (2001).
  • Was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in June 2004.
  • In February 2014 it was announced that Bettany would be playing Vision in Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). This marks not only his first on screen appearance in a Marvel movie but he will also be playing a dual role since he will also be voicing 'Jarvis' Tony Stark/Iron Man's cyber man servant a role he has played four times previously.

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