More Jonny Lee Miller Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Aeon Flux)British-born actor Jonny Lee Miller came to prominence as Sick Boy in Danny Boyle's widely acclaimed film Trainspotting. Jonny has gone on to star in such films as Plunkett & Macleane opposite Robert Carlyle, Mansfield Park opposite Frances O'Connor, and Alan Rudoplh's film Afterglow, opposite Julie Christie and Lara Flynn Boyle. Recently Jonny starred in Woody Allen's film Melinda and Melinda, opposite Radha Mitchell and Chloe Sevigny. He made his feature film debut opposite Angelina Jolie in Iain Softley's film Hackers. Recently, he finished filming the lead in Douglas Mackinnon's film The Flying Scotsman, which tells the true story of Graeme Obree, the Scottish cyclist who built his bicycle from old bits of washing machines and went on to be a world champion.
Jonny has also received widespread praise for his stage work with credits including Feston, The Play What I Wrote, Democracy, Four Knights in Knaresborough, and Beautiful Thing. This past spring, Jonny was on stage in a revival of Frank McGuinness' play Someone Who'll Watch Over Me in London's West End.
Bio courtesy Paramount for "Aeon Flux" (14-Dec-2005)
Biography #3Acting runs in 23-year old Jonny Lee Miller's family. His great-grandfather was a well-known Edwardian actor, and his grandfather was the distinguished stage and screen actor Bernard Lee, best remembered for his role as M in the James Bond films.
At the age of 17 Miller left school to pursue a career as an actor. Since that time he has appeared in numerous television programs in his native England, including Prime Suspect 3, Inspector Morse and Itch, directed by Beeban Kidron. On stage, he has been seen in productions of Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Our Town and Beautiful Thing.
Miller made his feature film debut as a rebellious computer whiz in Hackers, and then put in an unforgettable performance as Sick Boy in Danny Boyle's international hit Trainspotting. He recently completed filming Gillies MacKinnon's World War I drama Regeneration, in which he stars opposite Jonathan Pryce, James Wilby and Tanya Allen. Jonny Lee Miller will appear next in Plunkett & Macleane with Liv Tyler and Robert Carlyle.
Bio courtesy Sony Classics (03-Aug-2002)