Fast Facts

  • Named after his grandfather, Bernard Lee, best known for playing M in the first 12 James Bond films.
  • Made his TV debut at 11 in Mansfield Park, a miniseries based on Jane Austen's novel, and appeared in the subsequent 1999 movie adaptation.
  • Worked as an usher at the Drury Lane Theatre in London after dropping out of school at age 16.
  • Cofounded the now-defunct independent film company Natural Nylon in 1997 with Sadie Frost, Jude Law, Ewan McGregor and others.
  • Trained in Norway to be the third member of a team racing to the South Pole in January 2009 but had to pull out because of filming commitments for Eli Stone.
  • Made his Broadway debut in 2009, starring in After Miss Julie with fellow Brit Sienna Miller.
  • Has completed the London Marathon and the New York Marathon.


  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Olivier Awards — Best Actor: Winner


  • Alan Miller — Father
  • Buster Timothy Miller — Son
  • Joanna — Sister
  • Michele Hicks — Wife
  • Anne Lee — Mother
  • Bernard Lee — Grandfather
  • Lisa Faulkner — Ex-fiancée
  • Natalie Appleton — Ex-significant Other
  • Angelina Jolie — Ex-wife

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  • Birth Name: Jonathan Lee Miller
  • Birth Place: Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, England
  • Profession: Actor

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