Amelia Warner

Amelia Warner

Posted on January 17, 2015

She’s the wife of 50 Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan, but she’s a talented actor and singer in her own right performing under the name Slow Moving Millie.

June 4, 1982
Amelia Warner is born in Liverpool, England to actors Annette Ekblom and Alun Lewis.

1999
Appears in Mansfield Park.

2000
Appears in Quills.

2000
Stars in the BBC adaptation of Lorna Doone.

July 2001
Begins dating Colin Farrell and is rumored to have married him in a Tahiti resort.

November 2001
Her relationship with Farrell comes to an end. She later tells the Independent about the breakup: “Like any first love it ended in tears and heartbreak.”

2005
Stars in Winter Passing, co-starring Zooey Deschanel, Will Farrell and Ed Harris.

Nov. 2005 Plays Janet in Stoned, the story of the life and death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones.

Dec. 2, 2005
Plays Charlize Theron’s sister in Aeon Flux.

2008
She decides to give up acting and pursue a music career under the name Slow Moving Millie. She tells the Independent why she chose that name: “I spent so much time figuring out what I wanted to do that the name Slow Moving Millie is a joke because I am so slow to work it out. Having been an actress, this felt like a different part of me. It is a separate identity.”

July 2009
She writes and performs a song called “Beasts” that is used in a Virgin Media tv commercial.

Aug. 17, 2009
“Beasts” is released as a single.

Oct. 2011
She signs a record deal with Island Records.

Nov. 11, 2011
She releases a cover of The Smiths’ “Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want” which is used in tv commercials for British department store John Lewis for the 2011 Christmas season.

Dec. 2011
She tells The Sun that she and Colin Farrell were never legally married: “We had a ceremony on a beach in Tahiti that was by no means legal and we knew it wasn’t … It was just a thing we did on holiday.”

April 27, 2013
Marries actor Jamie Dornan in Somerset.

June 2013
The couple announces they are expecting their first child.

Oct. 23, 2013
It is announced that Dornan will play Christian Grey in the film adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey.

Nov. 2013
She gives birth to a baby girl named Dulcie.

References
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/amelia-warner–lorna-doone-finally-gets-what-she-really-wants-6277502.html
http://variety.com/2013/film/news/jaimie-dornan-christian-grey-fifty-shades-of-grey-1200748632/

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