He Was Impressed By Bettanys Audition Tape Though Bettany Eventually Decided To

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His brother Matthew died after a fall at Queenswood. 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 was impressed by Bettany’s audition tape, though Bettany eventually decided to film A Knight’s Tale instead. After the movie wrapped, Helgeland, determined that Hollywood should recognise Bettany’s talent, showed the audition tape to many of his peers, including Ron Howard, who promptly cast Bettany in A Beautiful Mind. His portrayal of surgeon and naturalist Stephen Maturin brought in more critical acclaim, including a BAFTA nomination, British Actor of the Year (London Film Critics’ Circle), and Best Actor (Evening Standard).

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When Paul Bettany is’nt acting, he uses that Hollywood fame to raise awareness for charities. His smaller feature presentations really made his career, but he has also worked successfully in major motion-pictures since then. Paul Bettany has got Denzel Washington biceps that he always displays in his photo shoots.. Remember, Celebrity Photo Videos will keep keep you up to date on the breaking Paul Bettany photos everyone is talking about.
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Paul Bettany’s Brother Matthew Died After A Fall At Queenswood

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His brother Matthew died after a fall at Queenswood. Soon after, Bettany left home and went to live on his own in London and his parents later divorced. He lived in a small flat and earned money by playing his guitar in the streets as a busker. He had roles in the television productions Killer Net and Coming Home, during which he met and dated Emily Mortimer. He received critical acclaim for A Knight’s Tale, including winning the London Film Critics Circle Award for Best British Supporting Actor. After A Beautiful Mind, Bettany was offered the role of serial killer Francis Dolarhyde in Red Dragon, opposite Edward Norton and Anthony Hopkins.