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Paul Bettany Inkheart New York Premiere
Paul Bettany
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Paul Bettany


May 27, 1971





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In Inkheart


Paul Bettany (born May 27, 1971) is an English actor who plays Dustfinger in the film adaptation of Cornelia Funke's Inkheart.

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  • In Inkheart, Paul Bettany's wife, Jennifer Connelly, appeared in a cameo as Roxane, who is the wife of his role, Dustfinger.
  • Paul Bettany as Dustfinger is one of the few things Cornelia Funke likes about the film adaptation,[1] and in her opinion, the one aspect truly the same as what's in the book.[2]

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Believe it or not, I actually found a dried-up piece of salami used as a book mark in one of the latest books I bought, a wonderful nineteenth-century first edition.
Elinor Loredan,
Inkheart, Ch. 4 - A House Full of Books

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  1. Ask the Author: Cornelia Funke, question ID# 590643 - Goodreads
  2. Cornelia Funke - Twitter, "there is one thing truly like my book in the movie- Dustfinger. Thanks to Paul Bettany"

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