Wentworth Miller: I'm No Overnight Success

WENTWORTH MILLER is delighted critics have been falling over themselves to praise his performance in THE HUMAN STAIN - but resents being called an 'overnight success'.

The 31-year-old - who stars alongside SIR ANTONY HOPKINS and NICOLE KIDMAN in the movie - has landed a dozen parts in his career, but has been to hundreds of auditions in the hope of becoming a big screen star.

He says, "You might look at my CV and see I've had 12 jobs, but I've been to over 450 auditions so I've heard 'No' a lot more than I've heard 'Yes'.

"So if I go in looking only to meet my own standards, then that will make taking that rejection that little bit easier. And when I do get that job it will seem like the icing on the cake."

Miller was even on the brink of quitting acting altogether, because it was too risky a career path.

He says, "When I got to college acting suddenly seemed like a very risky proposition and all my friends were going to law school or med school or WALL STREET.

"I realised that I still had this small 'What if?' feeling in the back of my mind, and if I didn't answer that I would always wonder about the might-have-been so I took the leap and seven short years later I'm an overnight success."

06/01/2004 21:35

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hi 2 every 1 i totaly agree wentworth is sooo fit!!
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hi wentworth yeh totaly agree with all ya fans you are outstanding you are defently the best looking 31 year old male i've ever seen i'd drop my husband like a hat for ya ha just joking im looking for a career in acting i'm only 24yrs so i might just be lucky enough to land a roll along side ya (hopefully ya girlfriend so i can taste ya lips) if i'm not that lucky congratulations and i hope you have a long happy career love sexy sonic
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Oml wentworth is soooo fit hi 2 every 1!! im new hear soo what do u do on this website ??
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Hey ppl! Oh my God, wentworth miller!!! He is a gift frm God!!! Not only is he an amazing actor, but he is also soooooooooooo fit!!!!!! Oh, I'm drooling at the very thought of him! what I would give 2 b Mrs Wentworth Miller! Luv ya's loadz xoxoxoxoxox
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hi there if u read this i want to give u my phone number i am 17 and i will make you happy i am on my way to being a lawyer and i will shout your mane out in bed my email adress is aimeeh06@hotmail.co.uk please email me i will be waiting love i wish i was sarah on prison break she is lucky and tell dominic sorry for his bird and he better get his son back catch you on the next episode xxxx write to me xxx
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Hi...i agree with everyone that wentworth is soooooooo hot,but...........is it true that he's G.A.Y?i so hope not.love ya loadz xoxoxoxoxo
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have to say good on you and well done for going after what you really wanted to do. it shows that if you go for what you believe then it will go truth.
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Wentworth Miller is by far the best actor I have ever seen. Not to mention the hottest. He definitly has all of my attention. Every Monday night I am on the edge of my seat for one straight hour gawking like a little kid at him. What I wouldn't give, not to mention do, to meet him in person.
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hi wentworth all i wonned to say is that your hot and sexy love you miller
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god was having a goooood day, the day he made you!God bless yaxnice to know that somewhere there is such a thing as an educated and hot as hell male out there! loldrop me a mail (do you get the pun!)any time.(am 26 by the way)x hannahlevel3@hotmail.co.uk
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