Amelia Tamal Warner

Intro English actress, singer, composer and pianist
A.K.A. Amelia Warner
Is Singer Actor Film actor Musician Composer
From United Kingdom England
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Music
Gender female
Birth 4 June 1982, Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Star sign Gemini
Residence London, UK; Cotswolds, United Kingdom
Stats
Height: 1.68 m
Instruments:
Voice
Piano

Amelia Warner (born Amelia Catherine Bennett; 4 June 1982) is an English actress, as well as a musician who is also known by the former stage name Slow Moving Millie.

Early life

Amelia Warner was born Amelia Catherine Bennett in Merseyside, United Kingdom, the only child of actors Annette Ekblom and Alun Lewis. Her paternal uncle is actor Hywel Bennett.

Career

Warner started her acting career 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 films such as Æon Flux and Stoned. In 2015, she self-released a classical instrumental EP, titled Arms. In 2016, Amelia began scoring films starting with Mum's List followed by Mary Shelley. In 2017, she released her second EP titled Visitors under her name, Amelia Warner. In 2018, Amelia Warner won the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Composer of the Year for her debut mainstream score on the film, Mary Shelley. She has come to be recognized as one of the new and leading female composers in the movie industry along with Carly Paradis, Nainita Desai, Jessica Jones, Kate Simko and Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch.

Slow Moving Millie

Warner 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. Since releasing her album, Renditions, she also composed music for adverts and short films. Her first major score was for the British short, Mam. Soon after, Warner released her Fyfe Dangerfield-produced EP, Arms, under Universal Music. The 5-track album landed her in the number 1 spot on iTunes classical music charts. Her second EP, Visitors, earned a repeat at number 1 on the iTunes classical charts. In 2016, she scored her first feature-length film, Mum's List, followed by an ethereal original score to the Mary Shelley.

Personal life

Warner married Colin Farrell in a non-legal ceremony in 2002; they ended the relationship four months later. She married Jamie Dornan in 2013. They have three daughters.

Discography

Composer credits

Film/Series Year Notes
Mam 2010 Short
Mum's List 2016
Mary Shelley 2017
Leading Lady Parts 2018 Short

Albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
Renditions First Studio album Released: 12 December 2011 Label: Universal / Island 89

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
2009 "Beasts" Renditions
2011 "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" 31

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref
2018 World Soundtrack Awards Discovery of the Year Mary Shelley Nominated
IFMCA Awards Breakthrough Composer of the Year Mary Shelley Won

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