William Henry Milner|
4 March 1995
Surrey, England, United Kingdom
William Henry "Bill" Milner (born 4 March 1995) is an English actor. He starred as Will Proudfoot in Son of Rambow (2007), Edward in Is Anybody There? (2008), and the young Erik Lensherr / Magneto in X-Men: First Class (2011).
Life and career
Milner was born in Surrey and grew up in Hackney, London. He made his acting debut in the Hammer & Tongs film Son of Rambow (2007). That same year, he appeared in the made-for-TV films Who Killed Mrs De Ropp? and My Boy Jack. Milner then starred alongside Michael Caine in Is Anybody There?. He appeared in the film adaptation of the David Almond book Skellig (2009). Milner portrayed Ian Dury's son Baxter in the biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010). He played the role of young Erik Lensherr / Magneto in the superhero film X-Men: First Class.
|2007||Son of Rambow||Will Proudfoot|
|2008||Pop Art||Toby Warner||Short film|
|Is Anybody There?||Edward|
|2010||Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll||Baxter Dury|
|2011||X-Men: First Class||Young Erik Lensherr|
|2013||Locke||Sean Locke||Voice role|
|Stomping Grounds||TBA||Short film|
|2007||Who Killed Mrs De Ropp?||Nicholas||TV film|
|My Boy Jack||Peter Carter||TV film|
|2012||The Secret of Crickley Hall||Maurice Stafford||3 episodes|
|2014||The 7.39||Adam Matthews||2 episodes|
|The Job Lot||Michael Jennings||Episode: "2.3"|
- Tame Impala – "Mind Mischief" (2012)
Awards and nominations
|2007||British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer||Son of Rambow||Nominated|
|Young Artist Award for Best Performance in an International Feature Film – Leading Young Performers (with Will Poulter)||Nominated|
|2008||London Critics Circle Film Award for Young British Performer of the Year||Is Anybody There?||Nominated|
|2010||London Critics Circle Film Award for Young British Performer of the Year||Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll||Nominated|
- Williams, Sally (22 March 2008). "Son of Rambow: ready for action". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
- Maher, Kevin (4 December 2009). "Andy Serkis brings Ian Dury back to life". The Times. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
- McClintock, Pamela (17 August 2010). "January Jones joins 'X-Men'". Variety. Archived from the original on 21 August 2010. Retrieved 18 August 2010.