Wentworth Miller

Wentworth Miller

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1972-06-02 (49 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, UK

14 Movies · 17 TV shows

Also Known As: Γουέντγουορθ Μίλλερ · Уэнтуорт Миллер

Biography

Wentworth Earl Miller III (born 2 June 1972) is an English-American actor and screenwriter. He rose to prominence following his starring role as Michael Scofield in the Fox series Prison Break, for which he received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama in 2005. He made his screenwriting debut with the 2013 thriller film Stoker. In 2014, he began playing Leonard Snart / Captain Cold in a recurring role on The CW series The Flash before becoming a series regular on the spin-off, Legends of Tomorrow.

Personal Life

Miller lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has two sisters, Leigh and Gillian. He holds dual British and US citizenship by virtue of his birth in the United Kingdom to American parents.In 2007, Miller denied to InStyle magazine that he was gay. However, he came out as gay in August 2013, when he posted a letter on GLAAD's website declining an invitation to attend the Saint Petersburg International Film Festival because he felt "deeply troubled" by the Russian government's treatment of its gay citizens (referring to the Russian LGBT propaganda law, enacted the previous June, which banned "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations"). Miller wrote that he "cannot in good conscience participate in a celebratory occasion hosted by a country where people like myself are being systematically denied their basic right to live and love openly".At the 2013 Human Rights Campaign Dinner in Seattle, Washington, Miller said he had attempted suicide multiple times as a teenager before coming out as gay. He stated: "When someone asked me if that was a cry for help, I said no, because I told no one. You only cry for help if you believe there's help to cry for." He discussed struggling in Hollywood as a closeted actor, and talked about how his involvement in the ManKind Project helped him learn about brotherhood, sisterhood, and being part of a community.In a 2016 Facebook post, he revealed that he "[had] struggled with depression since childhood. It's a battle that's cost [him] time, opportunities, relationships, and a thousand sleepless nights." He made this emotional post in reaction to a meme of himself which poked fun at his weight gain in 2010. Miller said that his weight gain was due to him finding comfort in food as he was suicidal. Near the end of the post he provided links for organizations such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Active Minds.On October 17, 2016, Active Minds, a mental health charity, announced that Miller would be an ambassador for the organization.

Early Life

Miller was born in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents. His mother, Roxann (née Palm), is a special education teacher, and his father, Wentworth E. Miller II, is a lawyer and teacher, who was studying at the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship at the time of Miller's birth. Miller said in 2003 that his father is black and his mother is white. His father is of African-American, Jamaican, German, and English ancestry; his mother is of Rusyn, Swedish, French, Dutch, Syrian, and Lebanese ancestry.Miller's family moved to Park Slope, Brooklyn, when he was a year old. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, and graduated from Princeton University in 1995 with an A.B. in English after completing a 116-page long senior thesis, titled "Doubling and the Identity Construct in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea, and Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre", under the supervision of Gina Dent. While at Princeton, he performed with the a cappella group the Princeton Tigertones and was a member of the Quadrangle Club and the Colonial Club.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 TV show
TV
Batwoman

Batwoman

6.42
2019
Kate Kane, armed with a passion for social justice and a penchant for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff ...

2016.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
DC's Legends of Tomorrow

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

6.17
2016
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...
The Disappointments Room

The Disappointments Room

1
2016
A mother and her son are in the attic of their dream home.

2015.

1 Movie
2 Hours 2 Vegas

2 Hours 2 Vegas

2015
Two guys in a rally car are on their way to Las Vegas. They got the briefcase to the guy in the hotel after the car chase.

2014.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Madam Secretary

Madam Secretary

8.5
2014
Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and bala...
TV
The Flash

The Flash

6.37
2014
Barry Allen fell into a coma after being struck by lightning. After he awakened with the power of super speed, he was given the ability to move through Central City like a guardian angel. Though initi...
The Loft

The Loft

7.5
2014
The chance for five men to share a penthouse in the city in which to carry on extramarital affairs is a dream come true. After learning that her killer must be part of their group, the men are gripped...

2013.

1 Movie
Stoker

Stoker

7
2013
After her father dies, India's uncle comes to live with her. She starts to suspect that this charming man has ulterior motives.

2012.

1 Movie
Resident Evil: Retribution

Resident Evil: Retribution

6.15
2012
The global population is being transformed into legions of the flesh eating Undead by the T-viruses from the Umbrella Corporation. The last hope of the human race, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbre...

2010.

1 Movie
Resident Evil: Afterlife

Resident Evil: Afterlife

6.28
2010
Alice is on a quest to find survivors and lead them to safety. A friend of Alice is helping her fight. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they ar...

2009.

2 Movies
Blood Creek

Blood Creek

2009
A man and his brother are trapped in an experiment dating back to the Third Reich.
Prison Break: The Final Break

Prison Break: The Final Break

7.13
2009
The downfall of The Company was covered in the movie. The fate of Gretchen Morgan, the final escape plan devised for Sara, and the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi are detailed in this articl...

2005.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Stealth

Stealth

5.89
2005
Three pilots are stuck in a top- secret military program trying to control an artificial intelligence program. There will be a world war before that.
The Confession (Short)

The Confession (Short)

2005
An attractive young woman drives through the countryside thinking about a man and stops to change into a sheer dress. After entering a prison as a visitor, she is placed in a plain room with cheap met...
TV
Ghost Whisperer

Ghost Whisperer

6.63
2005
She tries to help the dead communicate with their loved ones when she receives intense and confusing messages. Conflicts are preventing the spirits from passing over most of the time, which is why Mel...
TV
Prison Break

Prison Break

6.26
2005
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the two of them ...

2004.

1 TV show
TV
House

House

6.98
2004
Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at a fictional hospital in New Jersey.

2003.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

5.15
2003
Ellen is the host.
Underworld

Underworld

5.69
2003
Vampires and werewolves have been fighting for hundreds of years. When a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes enamored with a peace-...
TV
Joan of Arcadia

Joan of Arcadia

6
2003
Joan has begun acting strange since her family moved to the city. Various people give directions to a teenager to do things. Unsure of what God wants, and if she's even sane, Joan begins to follow God...
The Human Stain

The Human Stain

4.86
2003
Coleman Silk lost his job after making a racial slur. In order to clear his name, Silk writes a book with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark secret Silk has...

2002.

1 TV show
TV
Dinotopia

Dinotopia

6
2002
After a plane crash, two opposing half-brothers find themselves on an amazing lost island where enlightened humans and intelligent talking dinosaurs have created a utopian medieval society. There is a...

2000.

1 Movie
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

6
2000
Shakespeare's tragic tale about two young lovers and their warring families as re-told by Mercutio.

1999.

4 TV shows
TV
Family Guy

Family Guy

6.07
1999
The adventures of the family are the subject of an animated series. Peter and Lois have three children. Meg is the most unpopular girl in town, and the middle kid is not very bright, but he has a pass...
TV
Time of Your Life

Time of Your Life

1999
Sarah Reeves Merrin adjusts to her new job and new life in New York City, while trying to learn more about her biological parents.
TV
Popular

Popular

8
1999
The editor of the school paper and the popular cheerleader at the school are both polar opposites. Brooke and Sam have to deal with their new situation on top of their regular teenage girl problems wh...
TV
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

6.06
1999
Sexually-based heinous offenses are considered by the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

6.48
1997
Every generation has a girl. To stop the spread of their evil and swell of their number, she alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampire, demons, and the forces of darkness. She is a ...

1994.

1 TV show
TV
ER

ER

5.68
1994
Critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of the overburdened emergency room were explored in the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital.

1992.

1 TV show
TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

5.75
1992
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that initially aired from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010. The fourth incarn...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Analog

Analog

In an increasingly digital world, a genius tries to find a love connection.
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