Hayley Mills

Hayley Mills is a British actress known for her film debut in 'Tiger Bay' and her roles in 'Pollyanna' and 'The Parent Trap.'.

Birth Name :

Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills

Profession :

Movie Actress

Birthday :

April 18, 1946

Star Sign :

Aries

Age :

77

Birthplace :

London, England

Born in London in 1946, Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills is a talented British actress who began her film career at just 12 years old. She made her debut in “Tiger Bay” (1959), acting alongside her father, Sir John Mills, and earning the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Mills gained widespread recognition for her roles in “The Parent Trap” (1961) and “Whistle Down the Wind” (1961) and continued to act in notable productions such as “Summer Magic” (1963), “The Chalk Garden” (1964), and “Wild at Heart” (2007) on television. In 1960, she won a BAFTA Award for her performance in “Tiger Bay,” and in 1998, she received a Disney Legend award.

Mills was once engaged to film director Roy Boulting, who directed her in several films, including “The Family Way” (1966) and “Endless Night” (1972). Although they did not marry, Boulting had a significant influence on Mills’ life and career.

Some of her other notable works and achievements include starring in “Pollyanna” (1960), a comedy-drama film about a young girl who brings positivity to an embittered town, and “The Trouble with Angels” (1966), where she showcased her talent as a student at a Catholic boarding school. Mills also appeared in “Whistle Down the Wind” (1961), a film based on a novel by her mother, Mary Hayley Bell, in which children mistake an escaped convict for Jesus. She reprised her dual roles as twins Susan and Sharon in “The Parent Trap II” (1986) and “Parent Trap III” (1989), where mistaken identities and matchmaking antics continue to disrupt their lives.

Hayley Mills’ exceptional talent and contributions to the entertainment industry have made her a beloved actress.