Oliver Milburn

Oliver Milburn (born 25 February 1973), occasionally known by the name Oz Milburn,[1] is an English actor and restaurateur.

Oliver Milburn
Born (1973-02-25) 25 February 1973 (age 50)[1]
(m. 2004)

Early lifeEdit

Born in Dorset, Milburn was educated at the Dragon School in Oxford, and then Eton College.


Milburn played Matthew Bannerman in Families[2] and Liam in Green Wing. He has also been in Me Without You, The Bill, Backup, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, David Copperfield (as James Steerforth), Sweet Medicine, Byron, Born and Bred, The Forsyte Saga: To Let, Paul in The Descent, and Bodies.[1][3] Milburn also joined the cast of Mistresses in 2009. In 2011, he played the role of Edgar Linton in the film adaptation of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. In 2013, he lent his voice to the characters of Bartholomew Roberts and John in the video game Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

Milburn was a regular on the first two series of The Royals playing the head of royal security.

Other venturesEdit

As of 2020, Milburn was a restaurateur and co-owns the London restaurants Kitty Fisher's and Cora Pearl.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Milburn is married to the BBC News Newsnight reporter and presenter Katie Razzall,[5] daughter of Tim Razzall, Baron Razzall. They have a daughter and a son.[6] The Milburns were honeymooning in Sri Lanka when the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami struck; Katie went on to file news reports on the events.[7]


  1. ^ a b c "BBC Drama Faces – Oliver Milburn". February 2008. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
  2. ^ Oliver Milburn at IMDb
  3. ^ The Friendship Trap[dead link] Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post, (13 September 2002). He played Action Man in the 2005 direct to video film, Action Man: X Missions-The Movie.
  4. ^ Milburn, Oliver. "Oliver Milburn: the last days of Kitty Fisher's and Cora Pearl". The Times. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  5. ^ Sweney, Mark (20 January 2014). "Newsnight hires Channel 4 reporter Katie Razzal". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Oliver Milburn | TV Guide". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  7. ^ "Relative Values Tim Razzall and his daughter Katie". The Times. London. 2 March 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2010.