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Paul Atreides is the main character of the 2021 film Dune. He is the son of Duke Leto Atreides and Lady Jessica. Paul is portrayed by Timothée Chalamet.

Born on the planet Caladan, Paul begins experiencing vivid visions of the future in the form of dreams, including an attack on Arrakis, and a yet-to-come relationship with Chani Kynes.

Physical appearance[]

Paul is a young man with black hair and fair skin. He has a slim athletic build.


Paul is very serious and both inward and outward thinking. He tends to notice the subtle changes in a person's behavior.


Paul is the only son and heir of Duke Leto of House Atreides and his concubine Lady Jessica. Paul was raised on the planet Caladan.

Paul was notably trained by his father's men Gurney Halleck, Duncan Idaho, and Thufir Hawat. He also received Bene Gesserit training by his mother.

Differences from the original character[]

Paul is adapted from the character of the same name from the original Dune novel.