Jonny Lee Miller

Birth Day November 15th, 1972
Birth Place Kingston, England, United Kingdom
Age 51 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Jonny Lee Miller Biography

Jonny Lee Miller is a British-American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Simon's "Sick Boy" Williamson in the dark comedy-drama film "Trainspotting" (1996) and its sequel "T2 Trainspotting" (2017). Miller made his acting debut with a small and uncredited role in the BBC drama "Doctor Who" at the age of 9 in the 1982 episode 'Kinda'. Since then, he has starred in several films and TV series including  "Inspector Morse" (1991), "EastEnders" (1992),  "Dead Man's Walk" (1996),  "Regeneration" (1997), "Melinda and Melinda" (2004), "The Flying Scotsman" (2006), "Eli Stone" (2008),  "Emma" (2009), "Dark Shadows" (2012), "Funny Face" (2020). From 2012 to 2019, he starred as Sherlock Holmes in the procedural drama television series "Elementary". He has also appeared in several plays such as "Four Knights in Knaresborough", "Festen", "After Miss Julie", and "Ink". Also, he won Olivier Award under the category of Best Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Victor Frankenstein in the play "Frankenstein" in 2012. He will be seen as Paul Bennet in the upcoming thriller film "Alice". He is quite active on Instagram with around 232k followers on his official account @jonnymiller

Besides his acting career, Miller has also trained in both Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Evolution Muay Thai in New York City. Also, he took part in an exhibition Muay Thai bout held at Chok Sabai Gym in New York City in May 2018, which followed a five-week training camp leading up to the event. On 1st February 2019, Miller made his Muay Thai debut at Friday Night Fights held at Broad Street Ballroom in New York City on 1st February 2019, and he won the fight by knockout on Robert Bermudez in the third round with a right cross-left hook combination.

Moreover, he is also a marathon runner and was signed up to run the 2006 marathon des Sables, but he had to drop out due to shooting a film. He ran the 2008 London Marathon at 3:01:40. 

Early Life

Jonny Lee Miller was born on November 15, 1972, at Kingston upon Thames, England, the United Kingdom. His real birth name is Jonathan Lee Miller. He holds dual (British and American) nationality. He belongs to the White ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. His religious belief is Christianity. He is the son of Alan Miller (father) and Ann Lee (mother). Both of his parents were theatre actors and were involved in stage productions at the BBC. His grandfather, Bernard lee was also was a veteran actor who played M in the first eleven James Bond films. His grandfather died when Jonny was seven years old. 

Regarding his education, Miller attended Tiffin School where he appeared in several school plays such as The Ragged Child and Performed as part of the Tiffin Swing Band. Later on, he joined the National Youth Music Theatre. However, after taking his GCSEs, he left school to pursue a career in acting at the age of sixteen.

Personal Life

Jonny Lee Miller had been married twice in his life but got divorced each time. Firstly, he married actress Angelina Jolie on 28th March 1996. But, the couple separated just after 18 months of their marriage and they were divorced in 2000. However, the duo remains close friends. 

Later on, the actor began dating actress and model, Michele Hicks in 2006. After dating for two years, the duo exchanged their marriage vows in July 2008 in Malibu, California. The couple blessed with a son, Buster Timothy miller in December 2008. Sadly, the pair got divorced in 2018, but, the reason behind their split is unknown.

Miller is an advocate to finding treatment for the disease Sanfilippo syndrome, following a case with five-year-old jonah Weishaar.

Net Worth 2021

Jonny Lee Miller has amassed around $16 million whereas his primary source of earning is his career as a professional actor. As a salary, he earns $100, 000 per episode and he also earns $1 million annually. The actor has featured on various platforms such as television, film, and theatre. Currently, he is living a lavish lifestyle with such fortune, but there is no information about his other assets like cars, houses, etc.

Body Measurements

Handsome actor, Jonny Lee Miller has a fair complexion with a pair of blue eyes and brown colored hair. He has an average body physique. He stands at a tall height of 1.77m (5 feet and 8 inches) while his body weighs around 78kg (172 lbs.). His sexual orientation is straight.


  • 1992- "Dead Romantic"
  • 1993- "Bad Company"
  • 1993- "Olly's Prison"
  • 1994-  "Meat"
  • 1995- "Hackers"
  • 1996- Trainspotting
  • 1996- "Dead Man's Walk"
  • 1997- "Afterglow"
  • 1997- "Regeneration"
  • 1999- "Plunkett & Macleane"
  • 1999- "Mansfield park"
  • 2000- "Love, Honour, and Obey"
  • 2000- "Complicity"
  • 2000- "Dracula 2000"
  • 2002- "The Escapist"
  • 2003- "Byron"
  • 2004- "Mindhunters"
  • 2004- "Melinda and Melinda"
  • 2005- "Æon Flux"
  • 2006- "The Flying Scotsman"
  • 2009- "Endgame"
  • 2012- "Dark Shadows"
  • 2012- "Byzantium"
  • 2017- "T2 Trainspotting"
  • 2020- "Funny Face"
  • 2021- "Settlers"

TV Shows

  • 1982- "Doctor Who"
  • 1983- "Jemima Shore investigates"
  • 1983- "Mansfield Park"
  • 1990- "Keeping Up Appearances"
  • 1991- "4 Play"
  • 1991- "The Bill"
  • 1991- "Inspector Morse"
  • 1991- "Minder"
  • 1992- "EastEnders"
  • 1992- "Between the Lines"
  • 1992- "Casualty"
  • 1992- "Second Thoughts"
  • 1992- "Goodbye Cruel World"
  • 1993- "Prime Suspect 3"
  • 1993- "The Bill"
  • 1994- "Mystery!: Cadfael"
  • 1996- "Dead Man's Walk"
  • 1999- "Operation Good Guys"
  • 2003- "The Canterbury Tales"
  • 2006-2007- "Smith"
  • 2008-2009- "Eli Stone"
  • 2009- "Emma"
  • 2010- "Dexter"
  • 2012-2019- "Elementary"


  • 1993- "Beautiful Thing"
  • 1999- "Four Knights in Knaresborough"
  • 2004- "Festen"
  • 2005- "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me"
  • 2009- "After miss Julie"
  • 2011- "Frankenstein"
  • 2019- "Ink"

Awards and Nominations

  • 2007- Nominated for BAFTA Award under the category of Best Actor in a Scottish Film for The Flying Scotsman
  • 2007- Nominated for London Film Critics Circle Award under the category of Best British Actor of the Year for The Flying Scotsman
  • 2008- Nominated for Satellite Award under the Best Actor-Television Series Musical or Comedy for Eli Stone
  • 2010- Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award under the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Dexter
  • 2012- Won Olivier Award under the category of Best Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Victor Frankenstein in the play Frankenstein
  • 2012- Nominated for Satellite Award under the category of Best Actor-Television Series Drama for Elementary
  • 2012- Nominated for Teen Choice Award under the category of Choice TV Actor-Action for Elementary
  • 2014- Won IQ Award for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes

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