Ben Miller

Comedian + Actor + Director
Born Feb 24, 1966

Bennet Evan "Ben" Miller is an English comedian, actor and director. He is perhaps best known as one half of comedy double act Armstrong and Miller, along with Alexander Armstrong. Together the pair wrote and starred in Channel 4 sketch show Armstrong and Miller, and the more recent BBC television sketch show The Armstrong and Miller Show. As of 2011, he is starring in crime drama series Death in Paradise.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ben Miller.


1966 Birth Born on February 24, 1966.


1989 23 Years Old Having already finished his undergraduate degree, he joined the Footlights in 1989, working with Andy Parsons, David Wolstencroft and Sue Perkins, and went on to direct a revue.
1992 26 Years Old Miller moved to London to pursue a career in comedy. He was introduced to fellow Cambridge graduate Alexander Armstrong in 1992, at the TBA Sketch Comedy Group, a comedy club which ran at the Gate Theatre Studio, Notting Hill throughout the 1990s. … Read More


1997 31 Years Old Their success resulted in the commission of the television series Armstrong and Miller, which ran for four series from 1997 to 2001 – one on the Paramount Comedy Channel and three on Channel 4. … Read More
2003 37 Years Old In 2003 he played the role of 'Bough', sidekick to Rowan Atkinson's title character, in the film Johnny English.
2004 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004 he co-starred in The Prince and Me.


2006 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006 he took part in a three-part Christmas special, The Worst Christmas of My Life.
2007 - 2010 3 More Events
In January 2011, he presented an episode of the BBC science series Horizon titled "What is One Degree? … Read More
2012 46 Years Old On 23 July 2012, Miller began touring for his book, It's Not Rocket Science, from the Royal Society in London. … Read More
In 2013, Miller took part in an episode of Room 101 and a Comic Relief special of game show Pointless. … Read More
2014 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, Miller appeared in a feature film version of Molly Moon. … Read More
2015 49 Years Old In 2015, following the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, Miller starred as King John in Series 6 of Horrible Histories. … Read More


In 2016, Miller co-presented the ITV entertainment series It's Not Rocket Science alongside Rachel Riley and Romesh Ranganathan.
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