Miles Teller is an American actor.
Let’s see some interesting facts about him!
1. Miles Alexander Teller was born February 20, 1987 in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.
2. His parents are Merry and Mike.
3. He has two older sisters, Erin and Dana.
4. His paternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent, and his ancestry also includes English and Irish. The family moved to Citrus County, Florida, when Teller was 12.
5. He also lived in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
6. At Lecanto High School, he played the alto saxophone in a rock band, was a drummer for a church-youth group band, and was president of the drama club.
7. He can also play piano and guitar and was on the baseball team, hoping to turn professional.
8. Aside from high school, Teller worked as a server at a restaurant called Crackers.
9. 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.
30. In 2007 he was a passenger in a car that lost control at 80 mph and flipped eight times, he was ejected out the window. He has multiple visible scars on his face from the accident.
31. He appeared in several short films and television movies before making his feature film debut in Rabbit Hole (2010).
32. He had supporting roles in Footloose (2011) and Project X (2012), before garnering critical acclaim for his leading performance as Sutter Keely in The Spectacular Now (2013), for which he was awarded the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting and his role as 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.
33. Since 2013, he has been in a relationship with model Keleigh Sperry.
34. Teller is a loyal fan of the Philadelphia Phillies.
35. In December 2016, Teller and Sperry were involved in a car accident. After being cut off by an Uber driver, Teller’s car rolled onto its side. Neither Teller nor Sperry had injuries, however, a passenger in the Uber car was taken to the hospital.