Danny Miller (actor)

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Danny Miller
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Danny Miller
Born (1991-01-02) January 2, 1991 (age 25)
Stockport, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–Present
Television Emmerdale (2008–12, 2014–present)

Daniel Benedict "Danny" Miller[1] (born 2 January 1991)[1] is a British actor. He is best known for playing the role of Aaron Livesy in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

Career[edit]

Miller's first major role was in 2007, when he played Kyle Brown in the long-running BBC children's show Grange Hill. On 22 October 2011, alongside his family, Miller appeared on the ITV game show All Star Family Fortunes. From 7 December 2012 to 6 January 2013, Miller starred as Prince Charming in the Pantomime Cinderella at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool.[2] In early 2013, Miller appeared in the ITV drama, Lightfields. In April 2014, Miller played William in the BBC production of Jamaica Inn.

Miller joined the cast of Scott & Bailey, in late 2013, as series regular Rob Waddington.[3] Miller left the show in September 2014 after his character was transferred to another department.

In April 2014, Miller agreed to return to Emmerdale as Aaron Livesy and returned later in the year.[4]

Emmerdale[edit]

In 2008 he started his most prominent role, being the second actor to portray Aaron Livesy on the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. Miller announced in 2011 that he had quit Emmerdale and that he would be departing in spring 2012.[5] In February 2012, Miller departed Emmerdale. In April 2014, Miller agreed to return to Emmerdale as Aaron Livesy and returned later in the year.[4] His return scenes aired on 14 August 2014.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Grange Hill Kyle Brown 8 Episodes
2008–12, 2014–present Emmerdale Aaron Livesy Series Regular, 380+ Episodes
2011 All Star Family Fortunes Himself Contestant
2013 Lightfields Tom Main Cast, 5 Episodes
2013–14 Scott & Bailey Sgt. Rob Waddington Main Cast, 7 Episodes
2014 Jamaica Inn William 3 Episodes
2016 Cruel Summer Nicholas Feature Film
Stage
Year Title Role Venue
2012–13 Cinderella Prince Charming Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Result Award Category Film or series Character
2009 Nominated Inside Soap Awards Best Newcomer Emmerdale Aaron Livesy
2010 Nominated British Soap Awards Best Actor
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance
Nominated British Soap Awards Sexiest Male
Won TV Quick & TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor
Won TV Quick & TV Choice Awards Best Soap Storyline (Aaron's Self Gay Loathing)
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Actor
Nominated Inside Soap Awards Sexiest Male
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance (Aaron's Confession)
Nominated National Television Awards Serial Drama Performance
Won TV Times Awards Favourite Newcomer
Nominated TV Now Awards Favourite Male Soap Star
2011 Won All About Soap Awards Best Actor
Won British Soap Awards Best Actor
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance
Nominated British Soap Awards Sexiest Male
Nominated TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Actor
Won Inside Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance (Jackson's Choice)
Nominated Inside Soap Awards Sexiest Male
Won TV Times Awards Favourite Soap Star
Nominated National Television Awards Serial Drama Performance
2012 Nominated All About Soap Awards Best Actor
Won British Soap Awards Best Actor
2015 Won All About Soap Awards Best Moment 2014 – Robert Kisses Aaron
Won TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor
2016 Won British Soap Awards Best Actor
Won British Soap Awards Best Male Dramatic Performance
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Onscreen Partnership (with Ryan Hawley)
Won TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actor
Inside Soap Awards Best Actor
Inside Soap Awards Best Partnership (with Ryan Hawley)
  • Note: At the British Soap Awards, in categories such as Best Storyline, Best Single Episode and Spectacular Scene, the nomination is credited to the producers, writers or director.[6]

Personal life[edit]

In 2011, Miller co-founded the charity "Once Upon a Smile" with Daniel Jillings in memory of former Emmerdale producer Gavin Blyth. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "'It's not every day you get your bottom pinched by Lesley Sharp!'". Hull Daily Mail. 20 April 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "What's on | Grand Theatre Blackpool". Blackpoolgrand.co.uk. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Charlotte Grant-West (24 December 2012). "Former 'Emmerdale' star Danny Miller joins 'Scott & Bailey'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Kilkelly, Daniel. (2014-04-04) Emmerdale: Danny Miller returning as Aaron Livesy. Digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved on 2016-02-17.
  5. ^ "'Emmerdale' star Danny Miller to leave soap – Emmerdale News – Soaps". Digital Spy. 18 November 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "British Soap Awards". IMDb.com. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  7. ^ Once Upon a Smile - Our Story. Onceuponasmile.org.uk (2015-07-06). Retrieved on 2016-02-17.

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