Wentworth Miller (born 02.06.1972) Wentworth Miller is an American actor and screenwriter. Wentworth Miller: Childhood Wentworth Miller was born in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England but grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. His parents are Joy Marie, a teacher, Wentworth Miller II, also a teacher as well as a lawyer. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and was part of their annual musical production SING!. He moved to Aleppo Township near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he attended Quaker Valley High School. He later graduated from Princeton University where he studied English Literature, was part of the a cappella group Princeton Tigertones and a member of the Quadrangle Club and the Colonial Club. Wentworth Miller: Acting career Wentworth Miller moved to LA to pursue his career in acting and made his television debut with a small speaking role in an episode of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' in 1998 opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar. In 2002, he landed a starring role in the mini-series 'Dinotopia' before appearing in the 2003 movie 'The Human Stain' alongside Anthony Hopkins and Nicole Kidman. The same year saw him with a small part in 'Underworld' which stars Kate Beckinsale. In 2005, he appeared alongside Dominic Purcell in 'Prison Break' which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In 2009, he made a guest appearance in 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit' and the following year landed a part in 'Resident Evil: Afterlife' with Milla Jovovich - a role which he revisited in 'Resident Evil: Retribution'. He wrote the screenplay for the 2013 horror 'Stoker' under the pseudonym Ted Foulke. The movie stars Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska.
But what does that mean for Sara and Lincoln?
The new trailer for the forthcoming fifth season of 'Prison Break' has arrived and it's official; Michael Scofield is alive. While the concept may annoy some cynics, we've already been promised a good explanation as to how he survived, though they're not giving that away just yet.
Those who watched 'Prison Break: The Final Break' will remember how Michael (Wentworth Miller) sacrificed himself in an explosion in a bid to rescue his pregnant wife Sara (Sarah Wayne Callies) from Miami-Dade State Penitentiary where she was falsely imprisoned. He even left her and his brother Lincoln (Dominic Purcell) a DVD explaining why he did what he did, implying that he didn't have long anyway with his brain tumour.
The actor was struck on the head by a set piece and broke his nose in two places.
‘Prison Break’ actor Dominic Purcell is recovering after a serious on set injury, where an iron bar fell on his head, breaking his nose in two places. Sharing a photo of his bandaged nose on Instagram, the actor said he was ‘stoked’ to be alive and would be back at work asap.
The actor opens up about his struggles with comfort eating and depression.
TV star Wentworth Miller speaks out against the recently circulated fat-shaming meme featuring him carrying a little more weight than usual by opening up about his struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts a few years ago, and admitting that the comments still hurt to see.
Wentworth Miller opens up about suicidal struggles
The 'Prison Break' actor shared his experiences on Facebook, alongside the meme itself which was originally posted by The LAD Bible. Featuring a shot of him looking slim and toned in a 'Prison Break' promo next to a shot which sees him with a fuller figure in the street, the meme was cruelly captioned 'When you break out of prison and find out about McDonald's monopoly...'
After months of rumours the return of ‘Prison Break’ has finally been confirmed.
Fox has officially announced that early naughties drama ‘Prison Break’ will soon be heading back to our screens as a special event series. Stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell will be reprising their roles as brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows in the episodes, which will take place after the events of the show’s fourth season but before those of the 2009 straight to dvd release, Final Break.
Wentworth Miller will be back for the ‘Prison Break’ reboot.
"Finally we can confirm that we're in development on 'Prison Break',” Fox boss Gary Newman said during the 2015 Summer TCA press tour. "[Series creator] Paul Scheuring came in and pitched a great story to bring the show back.”
Five married friends decide to buy a loft together, and each owned a key, but no one else did. The men use the loft as a place to have affairs with their various mistresses. But one day, one of the men goes to the loft, only to discover an unknown woman dead in the master bed. When all the members are assembles, they realise that they have to call the police - thus exposing their secret of their loft to their wives. But with their other halves now knowing about their dirty little secrets, the men are forced to look into their past to find out just who killed the mysterious woman.
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'Jurassic Park' actor and coach Cameron Thor has been arrested and charged with the rape and kidnap of a 13-year-old girl. Just who is the acting coach who claims to have taught stars such as Madonna, Gwen Stefani and Wentworth Miller?
54-year-old Jurassic Park actor and acting coach Cameron Thor has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old girl he had been giving acting classes. Thor has been accused of sexually assaulting the girl over the period of a year, apparently taking her to a secluded area. He has been charged on 11 counts, including rape, sexual penetration, robbery and kidnap, according to the Daily Mail.
Gwen Stefani has been coached by acting tutor Cameron Thor, who has been arrested for the rape and kidnap of a 13-year-old girl
The LAPD arrested the acting coach, whose bail was posted at $2.6 million. The girl had apparently approached him for acting classes in 2008. He had taught the girl between April 2008 and March 2009 at the coaching school he runs with his partner Alice Carter. The website for the acting school has since been taken down.
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Wentworth Miller came out as gay last month, ending years of secret turmoil.
For years, Wentworth Miller was the cerebral heavily tattooed Michael Schofield on Fox's drama Prison Break. Men wanted to be him, women wanted to be with him, and Miller appeared to have American television, and potentially Hollywood at his feet.
However, it didn't all go to plan for the actor. Post Prison Break, the top scripts didn't fly through the letterbox and Miller turned to screenwriting, penning the Nicole Kidman-starring Stoker under a pseudonym.
Last month, Miller came out as gay when he posted a letter on GLAAD's website declining an invitation to attend the St Petersburg International Film Festival because he felt "deeply troubled" by the government's treatment of its gay citizens. Last year, Russia banned "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations."
Continue reading: Wentworth Miller On Suicide Attempts And Coming Out In Hollywood
The recently outed actor has spoken of his suicide attempts as he tried to come to terms with his sexuality in his teens
Wentworth Miller became an iconic figure within the LGBT community earlier this year when he published a letter to officials at the St Petersburg Film Festival; turning down their invitation to attend the event as well as publicly outing himself at the same time. As comfortable as he now seems, things weren't always like this for Wentworth, as the actor has revealed over the weekend.
Miller has been commended for his response to the crisis in Russia
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Since coming out last month, Miller has been vocal about his own experiences and helping others through theirs.
Today Wentworth Miller is out and proud and stepping up to defend LGBT folk in Russia (see: Miller’s open letter to the St Petersburg Film Festival), but it wasn’t always so. Speaking at the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Seattle this weekend (September 7) Miller recounted his difficulty as a teenager to come to terms with his sexuality – a struggle, which ultimately led him to attempt suicide.
"The first time I tried to kill myself I was 15," he recounted, via E!News.
"I waited until my family went away for the weekend and I was alone in the house and I swallowed a bottle of pills. I don't remember what happened over the next couple days, but I'm pretty sure come Monday morning I was on a bus back to school pretending everything was fine. And when someone asked me if that was a cry for help, I say no, because I told no one."
Matt Bomer is the latest famous face to praise Wentworth for coming out as gay in protest to the LGBT community's treatment in Russia
When Wentworth Miller outed himself as gay in response to an invite from a Russia film festival, he was inundated with messages of support for his public outing and for protesting the archaic anti-homosexuality legislation rife in the former communist country. After receiving praise from the likes Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen DeGeneres and Jesse Tyler Ferguson on Twitter, the latest star to tip their hat at Wentworth is White Collar star Matt Boomer.
Wentworth (L) has received praise from Boomer (R) for publicly outing himself in protest of Russian law
Boomer, who came out as a gay man in February 2012, was speaking to E! News when he discussed Wentworth's outing, describing it as a "bold" and "classy" move. He said, "Wow, I think its really bold and incredibly classy how he came out and did it. I am really proud of him. Its very reflective of his amazing character."
Continue reading: Wentworth Miller Given More Praise By Stars For Coming Out Of The Closet
Date of birth
2nd June, 1972
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