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Sienna Miller's Biography

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Sienna Miller was born on 28 December 1981 in New York.

Sienna's sister, Savannah, told the Sunday Times that Sienna Miller was named sienna after burnt sienna because she "came out orange".

Sienna Miller's father was a banker and her mother taught at London's Lee Strasberg drama school. Sienna's parents were friends of Elton John and David Bowie.

Sienna's parents broke up when she was five and her sister, Savannah, was seven. They were brought up by their mother.

After attending Heathfield girls school in Ascot, England, Sienna Miller returned to New York and did six months of Method-based work at the Lee Strasberg Institute there.

Whilst at school, Sienna Miller was in a skiing competition against amongst others, Chemmy Alcott.

When young, Sienna Miller was close friends with Calum Best.

As well as modelling work, Sienna Miller acted in theatrical productions like Independence, A School for Scandal, The Striker, and Cigarettes and Chocolate in New York and television shows Bedtime for the BBC and Keen Eddie for Paramount.

Recently, Sienna Miller did a photo shoot with her good friend Hannah Sandling for GQ magazine.

Sienna Miller's appearances in movies have been relatively recent, with roles in Layer Cake and Alfie in 2004.

Whilst working on Alfie Sienna Miller met Jude Law, and on Christmas Day, 2004 they got engaged. In Sienna Miller's interview with my village, she was asked what kind of guys are you attracted to and replied: "Oh God, that's a difficult question. I'm not particularly fussy ..."

Before going out with Jude Law, Sienna Miller had a two year relationship with David Neville, an investment banker who has also modelled through the Select Model Agency.

Jude Law bought Sienna Miller two puppies called Porgy and Bess.

In February 2005, Sienna Miller was presented with the Moussaieff Steinmetz diamonds, the sponsors' award for the best breakthrough actress at the London Party, an annual charity event in London.

In June 2005, having recently completed filming on her third film, Lasse Halström's Casanova in Venice, Sienna Miller played Celia in As You Like It at London's Wyndhams Theatre.

Some of the reviews were somewhat catty. The Daily Telegraph wrote:

"At least Sienna Miller is easy on the eye ... and if she were in a girls' school show, rather than the West End, you would think her well above average."

Nevertheless in 2006 Sienna Miller won Glamour Awards' Theatre Actress of the Year.

In 2006 Sienna's on-off romance with Jude seemed over and talk started of a close friendship with Hayden Christensen, with whom she acted in Factory Girl.

In March 2007 Sienna Miller was then linked with Otis Ferry.

In 2005, Sienna Miller came top in Sugar magazine's top teen inspirations.

Sienna Miller supports Chelsea and likes Frank Lampard, in particular. Her step-mother, Kelly Hoppen, having split from Sienna's father, Ed Miller, dated Sol Campbell.

The Sunday Times reported on her work as an ambassador for Global Cool and her green track record, including voting for the Green party.

Sienna Miller's favourite book is On The Road by Jack Kerouac and she and Savannah named their first collection An Anthology of Rebellion, the subtitle of Beat Coast, to which Jack Kerouac contributed.

Their Notting Hill shop and debut fashion line was Twenty8Twelve (Sienna's birthday is 28/12).

In 2009, Sienna Miller played the Baroness, a villainous saboteur set on world domination, in the film GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

On 24 November 2011, Sienna Miller gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics, having previously settled for £100,000 in damages and costs after the News of the World hacked into her mobile phones.

In January 2015, it was revealed that Sienna Miller was to play Sally Bowles in the musical Cabaret on Broadway.

In 2017, Sienna Miller was cast as Nina in the film Lost City of Z and as Maggie in the Young Vic's production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

In 2020, she revealed that Chadwick Boseman, who had recently passed away, donated part of his own salary to boost her pay packet on 21 Bridges, which they starred in the previous year.

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