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Miles Teller

Milles Alexander Teller was born in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, the son of Merry (née Flowers), a real estate agent, and Mike Teller, a nuclear plant engineer. His parents are from Carneys Point, New Jersey. He has two older sisters.His paternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent, while his other ancestry is English, Irish, Polish, and French. He lived in several places as a child, because of his father's career, spending time in Citrus County, Florida, after moving from Cape May, New Jersey. Teller attended Lecanto High School where he played the saxophone, was a drummer for a church youth group band, and was president of the drama club. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. He was in a near-fatal car accident in 2007, leaving him with multiple scars on his face and neck. Before making his feature film debut Teller appeared in many short films. He made his debut in 2010's Rabbit Hole. Teller appeared in the stage musical Footloose in high school. Years later, he was cast in the film remake of Footloose starring Kenny Wormald, in which he played the same character as in his high school musical. In 2013, he starred in 21 Over, written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. That year, he began reaching critical success after starring in the James Ponsoldt film, The Spectacular Now, for which he won the Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, with co-star Shailene Woodley. In 2013, he appeared in an in-depth interview and photo shoot in Hero magazine. In 2014, he co-starred in the comedy That Awkward Moment, alongside Zac Efron and Michael B. Jordan, appeared in the science fiction film Divergent, co-starring again with Shailene Woodley, and starred as a drummer in the well-reviewed drama Whiplash, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and opened in theaters in October 2014. In January 2014, Teller was cast to portray Dan Aykroyd in Steven Conrad's untitled John Belushi biopic.In February 2014, he was cast in a new film version of the Fantastic Four as Mister Fantastic.


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Born:
Feb 20, 1987 In Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
23
First Appeared:
In the movie Thank You for Your Service
Latest Project:
Movie Granite Mountain 2017-09-22
Known For
Poster of The Track Meet
Poster of The Musicians
Poster of A Very Specific Recipe
Poster of Moonlighters
Filmography

Thank You for Your Service (2018)

Drama
Movie
as Adam Schumann
10 1 votes

Ascendant (2017)

Adventure Science Fiction Romance
Movie
as Peter Hayes

Granite Mountain (2017)

Drama
Movie
as Brendan "Donut" McDonough

Allegiant (2016)

Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Peter Hayes
5.8 1338 votes

Get a Job (2016)

Comedy
Movie
as Will Davis
5.1 170 votes

Bleed for This (2016)

Drama
Movie
as Vinny Pazienza
6.7 77 votes

War Dogs (2016)

Comedy Crime Drama
Movie
as David Packouz
6.8 876 votes

Insurgent (2015)

Adventure Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Peter Hayes
6.3 2755 votes

Fantastic Four (2015)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic
4.4 1800 votes

That Awkward Moment (2014)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Daniel
6 812 votes

Divergent (2014)

Action Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Peter Hayes
6.9 3464 votes

9 Kisses (2014)

Romance
Movie
as Groom
6.7 12 votes

Whiplash (2014)

Drama Music
Movie
as Andrew Neimann
8.3 3038 votes

Two Night Stand (2014)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Alec
6.3 535 votes

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Sutter Keely
6.9 817 votes

21 & Over (2013)

Comedy
Movie
as Miller
5.7 647 votes

Project X (2012)

Comedy Crime
Movie
as Miles
6.5 1165 votes

Footloose (2011)

Drama Music Romance
Movie
as Willard Hewitt
6.4 333 votes

Rabbit Hole (2010)

Drama
Movie
as Jason
6.9 118 votes

The Track Meet (2010)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Andrew

The Musicians (2008)

Music Drama
Movie
as Miguel

A Very Specific Recipe (2007)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Lee

Moonlighters (2004)

Drama
Movie
as Miles