Paul Bettany



Place of birth:

Harlesden, London, England, UK :


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. His maternal grandmother, Olga Gwynne, 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. Bettany is most known for his roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as JARVIS in Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). He also portrays Vision in the MCU and has appeared as that character in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Film Credits

Uncle Frank (2020)
as Frank Bledsoe
Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee (2019)
as Himself
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
as Dryden Vos
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
as Vision
Journey's End (2017)
as Osborne
United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Making of 'Captain America: Civil War' (2016)
United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Making of 'Captain America: Civil War' (2016)
as Himself
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
as Vision
Legend (2015)
as Charlie Richardson
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice) / Vision
Mortdecai (2015)
as Jock Strapp
Lennon or McCartney (2014)
as Himself (archive footage)
Transcendence (2014)
as Max Waters
Iron Man 3 (2013)
as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
Blood (2012)
as Joe Fairburn
The Avengers (2012)
as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
A Man's Story (2011)
as Himself
Margin Call (2011)
as Will Emerson
Priest (2011)
as Priest
The Tourist (2010)
as Inspector John Acheson
Ultimate Iron Man: The Making of Iron Man 2 (2010)
as Himself
Iron Man 2 (2010)
as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
Legion (2010)
as Michael
Creation (2009)
as Charles Darwin
The Young Victoria (2009)
as Lord Melbourne
Inkheart (2008)
as Dustfinger
The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
as T. Ray Owens
Broken Lines (2008)
as Chester
Iron Man (2008)
as J.A.R.V.I.S. (voice)
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
as Silas
Firewall (2006)
as Bill Cox
Stories of Lost Souls (2004)
as Y
Wimbledon (2004)
as Peter Colt
Dogville Confessions (2004)
as Himself
Euston Road (2004)
as Y
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
as Dr. Stephen Maturin
The Reckoning (2003)
as Nicholas
Dogville (2003)
as Tom Edison
The Heart of Me (2002)
as Rickie
David Copperfield (2001)
as James Steerforth
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
as Charles Herman
Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2001)
as Jimmy
A Knight's Tale (2001)
as Geoffrey Chaucer
Dead Babies (2000)
Gangster No. 1 (2000)
as Younger Gangster
The Suicide Club (2000)
as Shaw
After the Rain (1999)
as Steph Oosthuizen
The Land Girls (1998)
as Philip
Coming Home (1998)
as Edward Carey-Lewis
Bent (1997)
as Captain
Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
as Prince William of Orange
Destroyer ()
as Captain Hart Dyke

Production Credits

Shelter (2014)
Shelter (2014)
Shelter (2014)