Miles Teller is an American actor. Let’s see some amazing facts and trivia about him!
1.He was born on February 20, 1987.
2. Miles Teller was born in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.
3. He is the son of Merry, a real estate agent, and Mike Teller (born 1954), a nuclear power plant engineer. His parents are from Carneys Point, New Jersey.
4. He has two older sisters, Erin and Dana.
5. His paternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent.
6. His other ancestry is English, Irish, Polish, and French.
7. 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.
8. He also lived in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
9. Miles Teller attended Lecanto High School, Florida, where he played the saxophone, was a drummer for a church youth group band, and was president of the drama club.
10. He can also play piano and guitar and was on the baseball team, hoping to turn professional.
11. Aside from high school, Teller worked as a server at a restaurant called Crackers.
12. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where he studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
13. Before making his feature film debut Teller appeared in many short films. After graduating from Tisch School of Arts in 2009, he made his debut in 2010’s Rabbit Hole, after Nicole Kidman handpicked him for the role.
14. Miles Teller appeared in the stage musical Footloose in high school.
15. Years later, he was cast in the film remake of Footloose (2011) starring Kenny Wormald, in which he played the same character as in his high school musical.
16. In 2013, he starred in 21 & Over, written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore.
17. 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.
18. 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 (2014), which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and opened in theaters in October 2014.
19. Whiplash won Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Supporting Actor for J.K. Simmons, and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards.
20. In 2015, Teller played Andrew Neiman in Whiplash, for which he was nominated for the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actor, the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture, and the BAFTA Rising Star Award. Teller received further recognition when he portrayed Peter Hayes in the commercially successful Divergent (2014), followed by the film’s sequels Insurgent (2015) and Allegiant (2016).
21. He also starred as Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic in the film Fantastic Four (2015), and will headline the upcoming biopic Bleed for This (2016), playing boxer Vinny Paz.
22. In 2007, Teller was in a near-fatal car accident, leaving him with multiple scars on his face and neck.
23. Since 2013, he has been in a relationship with model Keleigh Sperry.