Wentworth Earl Miller III is a British-American actor and screenwriter who achieved recognition for his starring role in the TV series ‘Prison Break.’ A strikingly handsome and refined actor, he was born to American parents in Great Britain and developed a particular interest in acting from a young age. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Brooklyn where he attended high school and then went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the ‘Princeton University.’ Following his graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and held an assistant’s job at a film production company. Gradually, he realized his own desire to act and started attending auditions for roles in movies and television. He made his small-screen debut in a one-episode role in the hit TV series ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and then landed minor roles in ‘Time of Your Life’ and ‘ER.’ He landed his first starring role in the 2003 movie ‘The Human Stain’ where he portrayed the younger version of Anthony Hopkins’ character and delivered some of the most effective scenes in the film. Two years later, he landed the role of ‘Michael Scofield’ in Fox network's TV series ‘Prison Break’ which proved to be the most important work of his career. Following his big break, he went on to play several film and television roles, and also debuted as a screenwriter. He came out as gay in 2013.