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Name: Paul Bettany  
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Date of Birth: 27th May 1971
Place of Birth: Harlesden, London, England, UK
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Paul Bettany (born May 27, 1971) is an English actor.

Born in London, both his parents were actors. He first found success in A Knight's Tale. After casting director Jane Jenkins saw him in an early cut of the film, he got the role of Russell Crowe's roommate in the Oscar winning A Beautiful Mind. He starred with Crowe again in the Oscar nominated Master and Commander.

He is married to the actress Jennifer Connelly, whom he met during the production of A Beautiful Mind. They have a son, Stellan, born August 5, 2003.He is considered to be the leading candidate for the role of the Joker in the next Batman film.


  • The Da Vinci Code_(film) (2006) (filming) .... Silas
  • Firewall (2005) (post-production)
  • Wimbledon (2004) .... Peter Colt
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) .... Dr. Stephen Maturin, Surgeon
  • The Reckoning (2003) .... Nicholas
  • Dogville (2003) .... Tom Edison
  • The Heart of Me (2002) .... Rickie
  • A Beautiful Mind (2001) .... Charles Herman
  • A Knight's Tale (2001) .... Geoffrey Chaucer, Sir William's Herald
  • Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2000) .... Jimmy
  • The Suicide Club (2000) .... Shaw
  • David Copperfield (TV) (2000) .... James Steerforth
  • Dead Babies (2000) .... Quentin
  • Gangster No. 1 (2000) .... Young Gangster
  • Every Woman Knows a Secret (miniseries) (1999) .... Rob
  • After the Rain (1999) .... Steph
  • Coming Home (TV) (1998) .... Edward Carey-Lewis
  • Killer Net (miniseries) (1998) .... Joe Hunter
  • The Land Girls (1998) .... Philip
  • Bent (1997) .... Captain
  • Sharpe┬┤s Waterloo (TV) (1997) .... Prince William of Orange

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