Paul Bettany is a Actor, Director, Writer and Producer British born on 27 may 1971 at Shepherd's Bush (United-kingdom)
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Paul Bettany (born 27 May 1971) 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). He is also known for his voice role as J.A.R.V.I.S. in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, specifically the films Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), in which he also portrayed the Vision, for which he garnered praise. He is set to reprise his role as the Vision in Captain America: Civil War (2016).
He has been nominated for various awards, including BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Bettany is married to American actress Jennifer Connelly, with whom he has three children.
His most commercially successful films have been, The Avengers which grossed over US$1.5 billion, its sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron which grossed over $1.4 billion, Iron Man 3 which grossed over US$1.2 billion, and The Da Vinci Code which grossed US$758 million.
On 1 January 2003, Bettany married American actress Jennifer Connelly in Scotland; they met when they starred together in A Beautiful Mind. He moved to Brooklyn, New York with Connelly and her son Kai. The couple also have two children together, son Stellan (b. 2003) and daughter Agnes (b. 2011).