Sienna Miller

Actress

Deauville Talent Award 2019

Sienna Miller was born in New York, educated in England and studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. Her film debut came opposite Daniel Craig in Matthew Vaughn's Layer Cake in 2004. From there she excelled in movies including Lasse Hallström's Casanova (2005), George Hickenlooper's Factory Girl (2006), Steve Buscemi's Interview (2007), John Maybury's The Edge of Love (2008), and Stephen Sommers' G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra (2009).

In 2008, she has received several accolades for her work in film including a nomination for a Film Independent Spirit Award for her role as ‘Katya' opposite Steve Buscemi in Interview, a British Independent Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Edge of Love, and a nomination for the BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award. In 2013 she was nominated for both a TV BAFTA and a Golden Globe in the Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV movie category for her role in HBO's The Girl where she played Alfred Hitchcock's muse Tippi Hedren under the direction of Julian Jarrold.

In 2015, Sienna starred with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum in Bennett Miller's movie, Foxcatcher, which was presented in competition at the Festival de Cannes and nominated in five different categories at the Academy Awards. In the same year, she also starred opposite Bradley Cooper in the critical and commercial hit American Sniper, directed by Clint Eastwood. The movie earned itself a Best Picture nomination at the Academy Awards that year and broke box office records in the US. Other projects released in 2015 included the comedy Unfinished Business directed by Ken Scott, with Vince Vaughn, Burnt directed by John Wells, also starring Bradley Cooper, and High-Rise directed by Ben Wheatley and starring Tom Hiddleston and Luke Evans. Sienna was nominated for a British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Charlotte in this movie. Following this, she played the enthralling Emma Gould in Ben Affleck's Live by Night, set during the Prohibition era in Boston. Next, she was the early feminist Nina Fawcett in James Gray's Lost City of Z, which closed the New York Film Festival in October 2016 and had its international premiere at the Berlin Film Festival in February 2017.

One of Sienna's most recent projects is American Woman, directed by Jake Scott, produced by Scott Free Productions with a screenplay by Brad Ingelsby. It also stars Aaron Paul and Christina Hendricks. Her performance has received outstanding reviews across the board. She was also starring this year in TV mini-series The Loudest Voice where she played Elizabeth Ailes, wife of Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News, played by Russell Crowe.

She will be seen next in Brian Kirk's action thriller 21 Bridges, alongside Chadwick Boseman and J.K. Simmons, in which Miller plays an NYPD cop on a manhunt.

On stage, Sienna has appeared in the 2015 Broadway Sam Mendes production of Cabaret, After Miss Julie on Broadway, Flare Path at London's Haymarket Theatre, As You Like It at The Wyndham's (West End) and most recently a Young Vic production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2017) at the Apollo Theatre, London. Outside of her acting career, she serves as Global Ambassador for the International Medical Corps.