Rebecca Augusta Miller (born September 15, 1962) is an American film director, screenwriter, author and actress, most known for her films Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (winner of the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award), The Ballad of Jack and Rose, Angela and The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, all of which she wrote and directed. She is the daughter of Magnum photographer Inge Morath and playwright Arthur Miller and the wife of the British actor Sir Daniel Day-Lewis.
Miller was born in Roxbury, Connecticut, and is the daughter of playwright Arthur Miller and Austrian-born photographer Inge Morath. She has a brother, Daniel, who was born in 1966 with Down Syndrome and was placed in an institution shortly after his birth. Her father was Jewish and her mother was Protestant. For a time during her childhood, Miller practiced Catholicism on her own accord; she has said that she "stopped thinking of [herself] as a Christian somewhere at the end of college". She was educated at Choate Rosemary Hall and Yale University, where she studied art. She initially pursued an acting career, landing parts in the television movie The Murder of Mary Phagan and the feature films Regarding Henry (1991) and Consenting Adults (1992)...
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