Sienna Miller: Snapshot

Sienna Miller
Date of Birth
December 28, 1981
Birth Place
New York, N.Y.
Sienna Miller knows her love life overshadowed her acting career, referring, of course, to the headlines generated in 2005 when she left fiancé Jude Law after he confessed to having an affair with his children's nanny.

Before "Nannygate," Miller gained a reputation as a stunning scene-stealer from her short, yet memorable roles in the gritty crime film Layer Cake and 2004's Alfie. The latter marked the beginning of her tumultuous, on-and-off again relationship with much-bigger star Jude Law.

Miller eventually emerged from the shadow of their romance with an edgy film role in Factory Girl, parlayed her fashion influence into her own line, Twenty8Twelve, and moved on with actor Tom Sturridge, with whom she welcomed her first child.

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Sienna Miller: Five Fun Facts

  1. Sienna Miller was almost born in a theater. Her mother, former model Josephine Miller, went into labor while watching the Nutcracker Suite in New York City in 1981.
  2. Sienna Miller, who went topless in a 2003 Pirelli Calendar, in 2004's Alfie and the March 2006 issue of Vanity Fair, told London's The Times, "As an actress I feel that if you start to impose your own inhibitions, then you are not doing your job. And I'm fascinated by people who are extroverted, so I guess I've got a lot more nudity to come."
  3. Sienna Miller doesn't own a hairbrush.
  4. In February 2005, Sienna Miller bought more than $13,000 worth of photographs of Edie Sedgwick, whom she portrayed in the biopic Factory Girl.
  5. "I'm quite looking forward to the day when our paths will cross, which I know they will," Sienna Miller says of the former nanny who had an affair with her then-love Jude Law, in the February 2006 issue of Interview. "She better live in fear. I just hope she doesn't run into me in a dark alley."

Sienna Miller: Biography



Serious About Acting

London-bred Sienna Miller, 18, returns to the city of her birth, New York City, where she studies at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and appears in off-Broadway productions of Independence, the Striker, Cigarettes and Chocolate, and A School for Scandal. In 2001, she heads back to London and lands her first TV gig in the BBC comedy Bedtime.


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Hey, Jude

Miller and Jude Law film Alfie, a remake of the 1966 film about risqué sexual dalliances. The chemistry between Miller and Law prompts reports of a budding romance. "I'm really not happy talking about our relationship," Miller tells London's Evening Standard. "It all seems so mad at the moment." The movie only grosses $13.4 million, but its stars begin a romantic relationship the following February.


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December 25

Marry Christmas

Law proposes to Miller at her Notting Hill apartment, with a $35,000 diamond engagement ring: nine diamonds in a platinum circle set in gold. She accepts. "I want a big church wedding," she tells PEOPLE. "We haven't set a date yet, but I'm ecstatic. It's always been my dream to marry in white."

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Top Left: Johansen Krause/Art and Commerce

BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): Paramount/Everett; INF

Edited by Julia Wang

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