Wentworth Earl Miller III (born June 2, 1972) is a British-born American actor, model and screenwriter. He rose to stardom following his role as Michael Scofield in the Fox Network television series Prison Break. He portrayed Chris Redfield in the film Resident Evil: Afterlife.
The character of Chris Redfield was written for the purpose of casting Wentworth Miller, who had become popular for his work on Prison Break, which also involved him playing an incarcerated character. Miiller was not familiar with the game series, and researched his character by watching Resident Evil 5 playthroughs.