Place of Birth: Shepherd’s Bush, Hammersmith, London, England
Date of Birth: 27 May, 1971
Paul Bettany is an English actor. He is the son of actors Thane Bettany, who was born on Miri Sarawak, in Borneo, and Anne G. G. Kettle. Paul is married to actress Jennifer Connelly.
Paul plays Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Paul’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eight times great-grandfather, Roger Bettany, who was born c. 1651.
Paul’s paternal grandfather was Howard John Bettany (the son of John Thomas Bettany and Edith Augusta Hardcastle). Paul’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Bettany and Mary. Edith was the daughter of Henry Hardcastle and Eliza Warner.
Paul’s paternal grandmother was Irene Edith Bryan (the daughter of William Bryan and Edith Mary Husbands/Husband). William was the son of Francis William Bryan and Maria Catherine. Edith was the daughter of Charles Thomas Husbands and Mary Lainson.
Paul’s maternal grandparents were Leslie H. Kettle, a music promoter (the son of Harry Kettle and Annie Sidebotham), and Olga M. Gwynne, an actress.
Sources: Genealogy of Paul Bettany (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Paul’s paternal grandfather, Howard John Bettany (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com
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