|Born||Amelia Catherine Bennett
4 June 1982
|Occupation||Actress, singer, and songwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Jamie Dornan (m. 2013)|
Amelia Warner (born 4 June 1982) is an English actress, singer, and songwriter. Previously appearing mainly in film and television, Warner is now a signed as an artist to Island Records and performs under the name Slow Moving Millie.
Warner was born Amelia Catherine Bennett in Liverpool, the only child of actors Annette Ekblom and Alun Lewis. Her paternal uncle is actor Hywel Bennett. Her father's family is Welsh. When her parents divorced, Warner, then four years old, and her mother moved to London. Warner studied at the Royal Masonic School for Girls and, at 16, the Fine Arts College, London. She studied the history of art at Goldsmiths' College in London.
Warner got her start in acting as a member of the Royal Court's youth theatre group. She also starred in a 2000 BBC adaptation of Lorna Doone and has had supporting roles in recent films such as Æon Flux and Stoned.
Warner dated Collin Farrell from July to November 2001
- Kavanagh QC (1998)
- Casualty: "Eye Spy" (1998)
- Aristocrats (1999)
- Mansfield Park (1999) as teenage Fanny Price
- Don Quixote (2000)
- Quills (2000) as Simone Royer-Collard
- Waking the Dead (2000)
- Take a Girl Like You (2000)
- Lorna Doone (2000) as Lorna Doone
- Mountaineering (BBC Radio, 2002)
- Nine Lives (2002) as Laura
- Love's Brother (2003)
- Winter Passing (2005)
- Æon Flux (2005) as Una Flux
- Stoned (2005)
- Alpha Male (2006)
- Gone (2006)
- The Seeker / The Dark Is Rising (2007) as Maggie
- The Echo (2008)
- Olga? (2010)
Slow Moving Millie
Amelia began her music career in July 2009 when she wrote and performed the song "Beasts" under the name Slow Moving Millie for a Virgin Media television commercial. The track was then released on 17 August 2009. Her second single, "Rewind City" was also used for another advertisement, for Orange UK, and was directed by Ringan Ledwidge. In October 2011, Warner signed a record deal with Island Records. Her cover version of The Smiths' 1984 B-Side "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" was released on 11 November 2011 was selected as the soundtrack to the John Lewis 2011 Christmas advertisement.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2011||"Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want"||31|
- Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916-2005.; at ancestry.com
- Amelia Warner - Unofficial Fan Site
- Bell, Stephanie (24 June 2013). "Jamie Dornan, from The Fall psycho to expectant father". Sunday Life. Independent News & Media. Retrieved 1 October 2013.
- Unofficial blog site
- EMAP's Shots
- Renditions: Slow Moving Millie: Amazon.co.uk: Music
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