Paul Bettany (born 27 May 1971)  
     
 

Paul Bettany is an English actor. Appearing in a wide variety of films, he has been nominated for BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

When Bettany was 19, he decided to be an actor, and he pursued that career with determination, studying at the Drama Centre London in Chalk Farm. He made his stage debut in Stephen Daldry's acclaimed West End revival of An Inspector Calls at the Aldwych Theatre, playing the part of Eric Birling. He also appeared in the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar (for which he received a Charleson Award nomination). When Bettany was 21 he appeared in a BBC production of Oliver Twist, as Bill Sikes.

After appearing in the finale of Sean Bean's series Sharpe as HRH The Prince of Orange at the Battle of Waterloo, he made his film debut with a small part in Bent, a Holocaust drama which also featured Clive Owen, Jude Law, and Ian McKellen. He continued doing work in stage and television, these included Joe Penhall's Love and Understanding, which played at London's Flatbush Theatre and then ran in Connecticut. He had roles in the television productions Killer Net and Coming Home, during which he met and dated Emily Mortimer. He did his last theatre work in One More Wasted Year and Stranger's House at the Royal Court Theatre .....

 
     
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  1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Role: Charles Herman
 
       
  2. Wimbledon (2004)
Role: Peter Colt
 
       
  3. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Role: Silas
 
       
  4. Priest (2011)
Role: Ivan Isaacs