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, and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale. He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Dogville, and the adaptation of the novel The Da Vinci Code. He is also known for his voice role as J.A.R.V.I.S. in Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Avengers, and Iron Man 3. He will portray Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
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 Da Vinci Code which grossed US$758 million, A Beautiful Mind which grossed US$314 million, and The Tourist which grossed US$278 million worldwide.