Paul Bettany

Born May 27, 1971

Paul Bettany is an English actor. He first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000), and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale (2001). He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind (2001), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Dogville (2003), and the adaptation of the novel The Da Vinci Code (2006).… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on May 27, 1971.


1990 19 Years Old In 1990 at the age of 19, Bettany began a three year program at the Drama Centre London in Chalk Farm. … Read More


2003 32 Years Old On 1 January 2003, Bettany married actress Jennifer Connelly in Scotland; they met while starring together in A Beautiful Mind and began dating in 2002. … Read More
2004 33 Years Old On 28 June 2004, Bettany and 13 other actors were included in the 2004 invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. … Read More
2005 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In spring 2005, Bettany went to Vancouver to film Firewall, a thriller starring Harrison Ford and Virginia Madsen, which reunited him with Wimbledon director Richard Loncraine.
2007 36 Years Old In 2007, Bettany went to London to star in There For Me, written by his friends Dan Fredenburgh and Doraly Rosen.
2008 37 Years Old In 2008, he appeared in the New Line Cinema family fantasy Inkheart, playing the part of a fire-eater named Dustfinger.
2009 38 Years Old In 2009 he appeared as Charles Darwin in Creation, starring opposite wife Jennifer Connolly.
2010 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Bettany appeared alongside Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie in The Tourist and portrayed the archangel Michael in Legion, a movie based on God's vengeance against humanity.


2011 40 Years Old Bettany also starred in the 2011 films Priest and Margin Call.
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