Wentworth Earl Miller III (born June 2, 1972) is an American actor, model and screenwriter. He rose to stardom following his role as Michael Scofield in the Fox Network television series Prison Break. Born in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, Miller is the son of American parents Joy Marie (nee Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller II, a lawyer and teacher. Miller's father, a Rhodes Scholar, was studying at Oxford at the time of Miller's birth. Miller is of multiracial origin: his father is of African-American, Jamaican, English, German, Jewish and Cherokee background, and his mother is of French, Dutch, Russian, Syrian and Lebanese ancestry. His family moved to Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York, when he was one year old. Miller retains dual citizenship. Wentworth has two sisters, Leigh and Gillian. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York, and was a member of SING!, an annual musical production that was started by Midwood. His family moved to Aleppo Township outside of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Quaker Valley High School, in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania in 1990. He graduated from Princeton University completing his bachelor's.
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