Wentworth Earth Miller III is an American actor, model, screenwriter and producer born on June 2, 1972, in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England to Joy Marie Palm Miller, a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller II, a lawyer and teacher. He rose to prominence after starring Michael Scofield in the FOX TV series, “Prison Break” (2015), for which he was nominated best actor in a leading role in Golden Globe Award.


Name: Wentworth Earl Miller III
Place of Birth: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
Date of Birth: June 2, 1972
Zodiac: Gemini
Height‎: ‎6' 1" (1.85 m)
Education: Bachelor Degree in English Literature
Alma mater: Princeton University
Occupation(s): Actor, Model, Producer, Screenwriter
Mother: Joy Marie Palm Miller, a special education teacher
Father: Wentworth E. Miller II, a lawyer educator
  • 2017 Prison Break Season 5 as Michael Scofield
  • 2016  DC's Legends of Tomorrow as Leonard Snart / Captain Cold
  • 2015 Superhero Fight Club as Captain Cold
  • 2015 2 Hours 2 Vegas as Guy in Rally Car
  • 2014 The Loft as Luke Seacord
  • 2014 The Flash as Leonard Snart / Captain Cold
  • 2010 Prison Break: The Conspiracy as Michael Scofield (voice)
  • 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife as Chris Redfield
  • 2009 Prison Break: The Final Break as Michael Scofield
  • 2005 Stealth as EDI (voice)
  • 2005 Prison Break as Michael Scofield
  • 2005 The Confession as The Prisoner / Tom
  • 2005 Joan of Arcadia as Ryan Hunter
  • 2003 The Human Stain aka Couleur du mensonge, La (France) as Young Coleman Silk
  • 2003 Underworld as Dr. Adam Lockwood
  • 2002 Dinotopia as David Scott
  • 2001 Room 302 as Server #1
  • 2000 Popular as Adam Rothschild-Ryan
  • 2000 Romeo and Juliet as Paris
  • 1999 Time of Your Life as Nelson

20 surprising facts about Wentworth Miller

  1. Miller is a multiracial origin. His father is of African-American, Jamaican, German, and English ancestry; his mother is of Russian, French, Dutch, Syrian, and Lebanese ancestry.
  2. He has two sisters, Leigh and Gillian.
  3. Around 2002, his parents were in the process of divorce.
  4. He holds dual citizenship, British and US because he was born in The UK to two American parents.
  5. His family moved to Park Slope, Brooklyn when he was a year old.
  6. In Brooklyn, Miller studied at Midwood High School and joined SING!, an annual musical production started by Midwood.
  7. As his family moved to Aleppo Township, Pennsylvania, he continued his study at Quaker Valley High School in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania and graduated in 1990.
  8. In 1995, he graduated with a bachelors degree in English Literature from Princeton University.
  9. At Princeton, he sang baritone in the internationally-known a cappella group, Princeton Tigertones and joined the Quadrangle Club as well as the Colonial Club.
  10. While studying in the university, he was called stinky because he was very sarcastic towards his friends.
  11. In 1995, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.
  12. Not only to cats, dogs, and certain foods, he claims that he is also allergic to some people. He once had a rash on his neck after a touching embrace scene in his movie.
  13. He is also a successful writer. He wrote the screenplay for “Stoker”, “The Loft”, and The Disappointments Room.
  14. He rose to prominence after playing Michael Scofield in “Prison Break”.
  15. It took over four hours to apply tattoos on his body for the series “Prison Break”.
  16. He appeared in Mariah Careys music video: 'It's Like That' and 'We Belong together'.
  17. In 2007, he was one of 100 Most Beautiful People in the World according to People magazine.
  18. He is a big fan of comic books.
  19. In 2007, he denied the rumour saying he was a gay but in 2013, he confessed to public about his sexual orientation by declining an invitation to attend St. Petersburg International Film Festival in Russia regarding the Russian Governments treatment of its gay citizens.
  20. He said he had attempted suicide multiple times as a teenager before coming out as gay.
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