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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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1966 Birth Born on February 24, 1966.


1989 23 Years Old Miller's interest in comedy began when a friend asked him to help ferry around the judges of the National Student Drama Festival, which was being held that year in Cambridge. Having already finished his undergraduate degree, he then joined the Footlights in 1989 opposite the likes of Andy Parsons, David Wolstencroft and Sue Perkins and went on to direct a revue.
1992 26 Years Old Miller decided not to continue his doctorate studies and 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
2001 35 Years Old Miller starred in Steve Coogan's first feature film, The Parole Officer in 2001.
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.


2007 41 Years Old He starred as James Lester in ITV's 2007 sci-fi drama Primeval and as Mr Jonathan in the Australian film Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance.
2008 42 Years Old Miller provided the voice for the ITV Digital and now PG Tips Monkey in a popular series of television advertisements featuring Johnny Vegas. In 2008, he appeared as television producer Jonathan Pope in Tony Jordan's series Moving Wallpaper on ITV1 and starred in Thank God You're Here.
2010 44 Years Old In 2010, he made his directorial debut with the film Huge, while in 2011, (revealed by Miller on Twitter) he reprised his role as James Lester in the TV series Primeval.
…  The pair divorced in 2011 and have a son Jackson, a.k.a Sonny, who was born in 2006.
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
2013 47 Years Old In 2013, Miller took part in an episode of Room 101 and a Comic Relief special of game show Pointless.
…  A third series of Death in Paradise was commissioned for early 2014; however, on 9 April 2013 it was announced that Miller would be departing Death in Paradise, and would be replaced by actor Kris Marshall. … Read More
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