Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany (born 27 May 1971) is an English actor. He is most recently known for portraying Vision and voicing J.A.R.V.I.S. in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). He also played the character in two Disney+ series: the miniseries WandaVision (2021), where he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, and the animated series What If...? (2021).

Paul Bettany
Bettany at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con promoting WandaVision
Born (1971-05-27) 27 May 1971 (age 51)
Citizenship
  • United Kingdom
  • United States[6]
EducationDrama Centre London
OccupationActor
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2003)
Children2
Parent(s)

Bettany first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he starred in the films Gangster No. 1 (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001) and A Beautiful Mind (2001). He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for playing Stephen Maturin in the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003). Bettany's other films include Dogville (2003), Wimbledon (2004), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Creation (2009), The Tourist (2010), Margin Call (2011), Legend (2015) and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). He made his directorial debut with the film Shelter (2014), which he also wrote and co-produced.


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