Wentworth Miller Biography
Wentworth Miller (born Wentworth Earl Miller III) is an American-British actor and screenwriter who gained fame after acting in the Fox series Prison Break as Michael Scofield. For the role he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama in 2005.
Wentworth Miller Age
Miller is 49 years old as of 2021, he was born Wentworth Earl Miller III on June 2, 1972, in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.
Wentworth Miller Height
Miller stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm).
Wentworth Miller Family
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. His father is of African-American, Jamaican, German, and English ancestry; his mother is of Rusyn, Swedish, French, Dutch, Syrian, and Lebanese ancestry. He has two sisters, Leigh Miller and Gillian Miller.
Wentworth Miller Wife | Married
In 2007, he denied being gay, but in 2013, he came out. He also talked about how he tried to commit suicide several times as a youth before eventually accepting his sexual orientation. He turned down an invitation to attend the ‘Saint Petersburg International Film Festival,’ citing his dissatisfaction with the Russian government’s treatment of LGBT residents. The actor, who also struggled with depression as a child, is now a spokesperson for the ‘Active Minds’ organization. ‘Active Minds’ is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving mental health awareness.
Wentworth Miller Salary
He earns an estimated salary of over $ 175, 000 per episode.
Wentworth Miller Net Worth
Miller has an estimated net worth of $4 million which he has earned through his successful career as an actor, model, and screenwriter.
Wentworth Miller Education
He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and received an A.B. in English from Princeton University in 1995 after completing a 116-page final thesis.
Wentworth Miller Career
He traveled to Los Angeles in 1995 to pursue a profession in acting and began his career as a lowly assistant for a production firm. He began auditioning for numerous roles in films and television while working at the production company. He originally appeared in an episode of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ in 1998. In the short-lived Fox sitcom ‘Time of Your Life,’ he had a recurring part (1999-2000). He had a cameo appearance in an episode of the NBC drama ‘ER’ in 2000. In the short film ‘Room 302,’ he played a waiter (2001). In the ABC miniseries ‘Dinotopia’ (2002), he played the sensitive and introverted ‘David Scott,’ which was his first starring role.
In 2003, he received a significant break when he was hired in the film ‘The Human Stain,’ playing the younger version of Anthony Hopkins’ character. He also had a little part in the 2003 film ‘Underworld.’ He subsequently took a sabbatical to reflect on his life and profession, and in 2004 he did not feature in any production. In 2005, he made a comeback by participating in Mariah Carey’s ‘We Belong Together’ music video. He also starred in a few episodes of the CBS drama series ‘Joan of Arcadia’ that same year. In the big-budget picture ‘Stealth,’ he also voiced ‘EDI,’ the onboard computer of a runaway aerial combat plane. Miller got the role of ‘Michael Scofield’ in Fox’s ‘Prison Break’ in 2005. He portrayed a structural engineer who devises a strategy for an escape in the series.
He has appeared in various films since 2009, including ‘Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) and ‘The Loft’ (2014). He also wrote the screenplays for the thriller ‘Stoker’ from 2013 and the horror film ‘The Disappointments Room’ from 2016. He’s also appeared in episodes of TV shows like ‘House’ (2011), ‘Young Justice: Invasion (2013), and ‘The Flash’ (2014-2019). He starred in the American superhero TV series ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ from 2016 to 2018. He’s also appeared in TV shows including ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,’ ‘Madam Secretary,’ and ‘Batwoman,’ among others (2019). Miller landed the role of ‘Michael Scofield,’ a structural engineer who devises a daring escape plot to save his innocent brother from the death penalty,’ in the 2005 television series ‘Prison Break.’ For his captivating performance in the part, he received acclaim from reviewers and the crowd.
Wentworth Miller Prison Break
Prison Break is an American serial drama television series where miller starred in portraying Michael Scofield, playing the role of Lincoln’s brother (his last name is his mother’s maiden name), and worked as a structural engineer before devoting full-time to his brother’s case. In order to save his brother’s life, Michael creates an elaborate plan to help his brother escape from prison. In an interview, Paul Scheuring recalled that most of the actors who tested for the role “would come in playing mysterious, but it was so cheesy and false.” A week before the start of production, Miller auditioned for the role and impressed Scheuring with his performance; he was cast the following day. The film revolves around two brothers, Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) and Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller); Burrows has been sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, and Scofield devises an elaborate plan to help his brother escape prison and clear his name.
Wentworth Miller The Human Stain
Wentworth featured in the film playing the role of Young Coleman Silk, is based on the novel of the same name by Philip Roth. In the late 1990s, writer Nathan Zuckerman (Gary Sinise) has settled in a lakeside New England cabin following his second divorce and a battle with prostate cancer. His quiet life is interrupted by Coleman Silk (Anthony Hopkins), a former dean and professor of classics at local Athena College, who was forced to resign after being accused of making a racist remark in class. Coleman’s wife died suddenly following the scandal, and he wants to avenge his loss of career and companion by writing a book about the events with Nathan’s assistance.
Wentworth Miller Blood Creek
He appeared in the film Blood Creek a horror film playing the role of a German soldier (Uncredited). The film also stars Dominic Purcell and Henry Cavill as brothers on a mission of revenge who become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich. The film had a limited theatrical release on September 18, 2009.
Wentworth Miller TV Shows and Movies
2. Stoker (2013)
3. The Human Stain (2003)
4. The Loft (2014)
5. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
6. Town Creek (2009)
7. Stealth (2005)
8. The Disappointments Room (2016)
9. Prison Break