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Esme Creed-Miles Biography

Birth Place:
London, England
Actor, director, writer

Fast Facts

  • Appeared as Shirley Temple, alongside her mother, in Mister Lonely (2007)
  • At age 16, left school after being scouted for Dark River (2017) due to her resemblance to actress Ruth Wilson to play a young version of her character
  • In 2017, released the music video for the song "Parade
  • " Never took acting very seriously, she was auditioning just for fun before getting the lead role in Hanna
  • Went through five rounds of auditions and screen tests before getting the role of Hanna in Hanna
  • Her father, who is skilled in martial arts, helped her prepare for the screen tests for Hanna
  • Had never done any sports before getting the lead role in Hanna
  • Trained in martial arts every day for six hours, for months, to prepare for her fight scenes in Hanna
  • Just like her actor parents, she never attended drama school


  • Charlie Creed-Miles -- Father
  • Peter Morton -- Grandfather
  • Pamela (née Mallek) Morton -- Grandmother
  • Theodore Holm -- Half Brother
  • Edie Holm -- Half Sister
  • Samantha Morton -- Mother