Betty is Bruce Banner's on again/off again girlfriend and the only person capable of calming the Hulk.
Betty and Bruce were romantically involved and in love until she decided to break up with him due to his repressed nature and a dream she had about him hurting her. Even though they still remained friends, but Bruce still had feelings for her.Betty worked with Bruce on a device that involved gamma radiation and Nano-Med technology, that would be capable of changing the world of medicine using a Gamma Sphere. When one of their colleagues accidentally armed the Gamma Sphere while it was still open, Bruce saved him and protected everyone in the lab from the blast by putting himself in front of it.
Miraculously Bruce had survived; then Betty soon visited him in the hospital and expressed her concern over his condition, but Bruce told her that he was alright. But soon Bruce began to transform into the creature known as the Hulk whenever he became angry.
It was soon revealed that Bruce's father was involved in him changing into the Hulk because of the accident & the radiation passed down from Bruce's father altered Bruce's DNA. Once the truth was revealed Bruce's father retaliated against Betty's interference by sending mutant dogs to kill her. Angered, Banner turned into the Hulk and raced to Betty's home to fight off the dogs. Successfully defeating the dogs, Bruce changed back.However, out of fear Betty called her father General Ross' in hopes that he and the military could help him. In doing so she soon learns everything about Bruce's past through her father 'General Ross' and why Bruce was so repressed his whole life.
She tries convincing her father to help Bruce with his memories and find a cure.
Contained by the military the Hulk emerged again and broke out of the base. At the same time, Betty confronted Bruce's father. Knowing that he would revert to Banner if he saw her, Betty raced back to help control the Hulk.
Banner was taken in along with his father, who had also acquired powers of his own. Both of them transformed after a confrontation which escalated into a massive brawl between them out in the New Mexico desert saving everyone in the process as the Hulk.
General Ross was forced to seemingly destroy them both with a special missile. But in reality Bruce managed to survive; after that he secretly goes into hiding and flees the country. Assuming Bruce was dead, Betty continued her life.
Betty's father and the rest of the army keep watch over her in case Bruce returns to her, during a phone conversation with her father' she tells him that she's not mad and that wherever Bruce is' she's the last person that she wants him to find.
Because as much as she misses him at the same time she's still in love with him, and wouldn't want to complicate his life any further.
Eight years later, she and Bruce reunite' when Betty's kidnapped by the Gamma-powered criminal known as the Leader and his forces.
They try to use her to help create a Gamma army that Leader plans to use to take over the Earth.
Hidden under the reinstated Alcatraz Prison Island' Betty is forced to work and study on Leader's secret soldiers who are being transformed into Gamma creatures by Leader's brother Madman.
But she secretly delays their progress by wasting time and messing-up their formulas; and as soon as Madman founds out he tells Leader who in return orders him to kill Betty.Fortunately Bruce as the Hulk saves her by battling and defeating Madman but then has to help Betty when she's poisoned by some Gamma Radiation. Taking her to General Ryker's Gamma Base, Hulk is knocked by its electric force-field and sedated as he changes back to Bruce; when Betty's cured of her Gamma poisoning she goes to help and free Bruce so he can stop the Leader and his allies as the Hulk again.
- Betty is an expert nuclear physicist and research scientist
- Betty possesses average human strength for a woman of her height and build who takes part in regular exercise
- Actress Jennifer Connelly portrays Betty Ross in Hulk, while Rhiannon Leigh Wryn portrayed the character as a child in the same film.
- This is Betty's first live-action appearance.
- Jennifer Connelly would later appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the voice of Karen in Spider-Man: Homecoming.
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