JONNY Lee Miller is best known for his role as a heroin junkie in the movie Trainspotting.
But the star has made headlines for a very different role. He will be playing Sir John Major in Netflix’s The Crown.
Who is Jonny Lee Miller?
The 48-year-old was born into a family of actors in Kingston Upon Thames on November 15, 1972.
Jonny’s mother Anna Lee and father, Alan Miller were both theatre actors.
He’s also the grandson of Bernard Lee, who played M in 11 James Bond films.
How did Jonny get his break into acting?
Jonny made his television debut in Doctor Who at the age of nine.
After that a series of bit parts followed in programmes such as The Bill, Casualty and Keeping Up Appearances.
Like many British actors, Jonny also had a five-week stint on EastEnders where he played Jonathan Hewitt, a college dropout.
Despite being offered a long-term contract on the popular BBC soap, Jonny declined the offer.
Who has Jonny Lee Miller dated?
Jonny married screen siren Angelina Jolie in 1996 after the pair met on the set of the 1995 film Hackers.
Angelina famously wore a pair of rubber trousers and a white t-shirt with Jonny’s name written in her own blood for the wedding.
The pair later divorced in 1999 and remain on good terms.
Jonny was also in fact engaged to former Holby city actress Lisa Faulkner once upon a time.
But the union was called off in 2002.
The star is now married to American actress Michele Hicks.
Jonny and Michele tied the knot in 2008 and their son Buster was born later that year.
What films has he appeared in?
Jonny stars in American crime drama Elementary alongside Lucy Liu.
Running for five seasons, the actor is a take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.
The talented star has also had stints on the London stage.
In 2011, he starred opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Frankenstein at the National Theatre.
The piece was led by Trainspotting director Danny Boyle.
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