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Oliver Milburn

Oliver Milburn

Highest Rated: 87% The Descent (2005)

Lowest Rated: 17% Loaded (1994)

Birthday: Feb 25, 1973

Birthplace: Dorset, England, UK

Dashing English actor Oliver Milburn has yet to cross the ocean and star in an American production, but he is a well-known face overseas from his roles in the popular BBC dramas "Coronation Street" and "Mistresses," among many others. He is perhaps best known to U.S. audiences as the blink-and-you'll-miss-him husband Paul in Neil Marshall's adrenaline-fueled terror film "The Descent." After growing up in Dorset, Milburn graduated from Eton College and without a day of formal acting training, leaped into the world of television with a role on the 1992 soap opera "Families." He made his film debut in the poorly received independent film "Loaded," about a group of teenage friends facing drug-induced visions and revelations. A handful of TV movie roles came next for Milburn, one of which (1999's "David Copperfield") paired him with influential director Simon Curtis and a jaw-dropping cast including Daniel Radcliffe, Bob Hoskins, and Ian McKellen. In 2004, he switched gears from straightforward drama to irreverent comedy with the recurring role of Liam on the wacky, surreal hospital sitcom "Green Wing." Parts in many series such as "Holby Blue," "Agatha Christie's Poirot" and "Mistresses" followed, before Milburn secured the role of Mr. Linton in Andrea Arnold's high-profile 2011 re-imagining of Emily Brontë's classic novel "Wuthering Heights."

Highest rated movies

87% The Descent
78% Ginger & Rosa
68% Wuthering Heights
68% Me Without You
48% Driving Lessons
17% Loaded

Photos

LOADED, Oliver Milburn, 1994, (c)Miramax LOADED, Catherine McCormack, 1994, (c)Miramax ME WITHOUT YOU, Oliver Milburn, Trudie Styler, 2001, (c) Samuel Goldwyn Mistresses (BBCA), Oliver Milburn, 'Season 2', 02/17/2009, ©BBCAMERICA Mistresses (BBCA), Oliver Milburn, 'Season 2', 02/17/2009, ©BBCAMERICA Mistresses (BBCA), Oliver Milburn (L), Shelley Conn (R), 01/08/2008, ©BBCAMERICA

Filmography

Movies

Credit
78% 50% Ginger & Rosa Roger (Character) $1.0M 2012
68% 47% Wuthering Heights Mr. Linton (Character) $21.9K 2011
48% 71% Driving Lessons Peter (Character) $238.8K 2006
87% 76% The Descent Paul (Character) $26.0M 2005
68% 78% Me Without You Nat (Character) $301.2K 2001
No Score Yet 16% Paranoid Toby (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 87% Tess of the D'Urbervilles Angel Clare (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bright Hair Lawrence Churchman (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet In Your Dreams Jamie (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sweet Angel Mine Paul Davis (Character) - 1996
17% 21% Loaded Neil (Character) $42.0K 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good King Wenceslas Boleslav (Character) - 1994

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 80% The Royals Ted Pryce (Character) 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Born and Bred Unknown (Character) 2005
86% 94% Green Wing Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Byron Scrope Davies (Character) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tess of the D'Urbervilles Unknown (Character) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery! Unknown (Character) 1996