United kingdom actress who played out teen twins within the Parent Snare. She received a BAFTA Prize for some Promising Newcomer on her behalf performance within the 1959 film Tiger Bay. She was uncovered by J. Lee Thompson at age 12. She became associated with the International Culture for Krishna Awareness and had written a preface because of their vegetarian cookbook in 1986. She wedded Roy Boulting in 1971, plus they had a boy called Crispian before divorcing in 1977. In 2012, she started dating Firdous Bamji. She made an appearance with Jane Wyman in Pollyanna.
Awards Academy Juvenile Award, Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress, BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Nominations Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best British Actress, NME Award for British Female Singer
Movies The Parent Trap, Pollyanna, Summer Magic, The Moon-Spinners, Tiger Bay, That Darn Cat!, The Trouble with Angels, Whistle Down the Wind, In Search of the Castaways, The Parent Trap II, The Family Way, The Chalk Garden, Sky West and Crooked, The Truth About Spring, Deadly Strangers, Twisted Nerve, Endless Night, The Flame Trees of Thika, The Parent Trap III, Take a Girl Like You, The Parent Trap IV: Hawaiian Honeymoon, Appointment with Death, A Troll in Central Park, Foster, The Daydreamer, Mandie and the Cherokee Treasure, Mr. Forbush and the Penguins, 2B Perfectly Honest, The Kingfisher Caper, Pretty Polly, Back Home, Pola Negri: Life Is a Dream in Cinema, What Changed Charley Farthing?, After Midnight, Stricken, A Matter of Innocence, Only a Scream Away
TV Shows Wild at Heart, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, The Storybook Series with Hayley Mills
Star Sign Aries
She and her sister Juliet Mills attended Elmhurst Ballet School. She was seen in a dance display by an agent resulting in her stage debut in "Alice in Wonderland".
On the 1st of January 2008, whilst presenting his show on TalkSport Celebrity, MP George Galloway announced that she was his first love.
At the age of 16, she was offered the title role in Stanley Kubrick's Lolita (1962) but her parents decided against it because they feared that the film's steamy subject matter might taint her wholesome image. The part went to Sue Lyon instead. In later years, Mills admitted that she regretted not taking the part.
Invited to join AMPAS in 2006.
Of the Oscar-winning father-daughter couples, she and her father are one of two couples (the other is Jane Fonda/Henry Fonda) where the daughter won an Academy award before the father did.
She and her father John Mills were the first Oscar-winning father-daughter couple.
In the movie That Darn Cat! (1965), her habit of biting her nails precluded her from using her own hands in close-ups. A studio worker, Tricia Blain, who just happened to be hanging around the set watching the filming was selected to serve as a double in those shots that required close-ups of the actress' hands.
Her movie, The Trouble with Angels (1966), is the favorite of Elizabeth Smart, the Salt Lake City girl who was kidnapped from her bedroom in June 2002 and found alive on March 12, 2003. She watched the movie with her family the day she was found and reunited with them.