Born in England and raised in New York, Wentworth Miller
graduated with a degree in English Literature from Princeton University, where he performed with the a cappella group Princeton Tigertones. He started working in L.A. in the developement department of a small production company before landing guest spots on shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer
. He starred in Dinotopia and co-starred in The Human Stain before landing the role of Michael in Prison Break
, an international phenomenon. He also appeared in two Mariah Carey
music videos: "It's Like That" and "We Belong Together".
Has the nickname Stinky (for having a snarky attitude in college, not because of hygiene.)
He wrote a screenplay titled "Stoker
", which was released as a feature film starring Nicole Kidman
, Mia Wasikowska
and Matthew Goode in early 2013.
A nice, friendly guy, he talks often about how grateful he is for the doors that have opened to him from working on Prison Break
. In August 2013
, Wentworth revealed he is gay after he declined an invitation to a Russian Film Festival in protest of the country's anti-gay laws, saying "As someone who has enjoyed visiting Russia in the past and can also claim a degree of Russian ancestry, it would make me happy to say yes [...] However, as a gay man, I must decline."