Miles Teller

born February 20, 1987

Miles Alexander Teller(born February 20, 1987)is an American actor and musician. After graduating from New York University 's Tisch School of Arts , he made his feature film debut inRabbit Hole(2010). Since then, he has shown his comedic and dancing abilities inFootloose(2011),Project X(2012),That Awkward Moment(2014).Teller has also had the lead roles in critically acclaimed filmsThe Spectacular Now(2013) andWhiplash(2014). He will star in the upcoming biopicBleed for This(2015), as boxer Vinny Paz . Teller received commercial success for portraying Peter Hayes in theThe Divergent Seriesbased on the best-selling series of novels . He will appear as Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic in the upcoming filmFantastic Four(2015).

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 Miles Teller's Early life and education

His paternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent, while his other ancestry is English, Irish, Polish, and French.

He was in a near-fatal car accident in 2007, leaving him with multiple scars on his face and neck.

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 Miles Teller's Career

Teller at the film premiere ofDivergentin March 2014

Teller appeared in the stage musicalFootloosein high school.Years later, he was cast in the film remake ofFootloose(2011) starring Kenny Wormald , in which he played the same character as in his high school musical.

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 .

Divergent, co-starring again with Shailene Woodley,and starred as a drummer in the well-reviewed dramaWhiplash(2014), which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and opened in theaters in October 2014.Whiplashwon 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 .

He reprised his role of Peter Hayes inThe Divergent Series: Insurgent(2015), which was released on 20 March 2015.

He will star in the upcoming filmBleed for This(2015) with Aaron Eckhart and Katey Sagal , as boxer Vinny Paz .In February 2015, it was announced that Teller would join Jonah Hill in the Todd Phillips directed filmArms and the Dudes(2016).

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 Miles Teller's Personal life

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 Miles Teller's Filmography

YearFilmRoleNotes
2004 Moonlighters Miles Short film
2007 A Very Specific Recipe Lee Short film
2008 The Musicians Miguel Short film
2009 The Unusuals James Boorland TV series (Episode: "Boorland Day")
2010 The Track Meet Andrew Short film
2010 Rabbit Hole Jason
2011 Footloose Willard Hewitt
2012 Project X Himself
2013 21 & Over Miller
2013 The Spectacular Now Sutter Keeley
2014 That Awkward Moment Daniel
2014 Divergent Peter
2014 Whiplash Andrew Neiman
2014 Two Night Stand Alec
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Peter
2015 Fantastic Four Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic Post-production
2015 Get a Job Will Davis
2015 Bleed for This Vinny Pazienza Filming
2016 Arms and the Dudes Filming
2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant Part 1 Peter Hayes -

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 Miles Teller's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2013 Sundance Film Festival Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic ActingThe Spectacular NowWon
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Alliance of Women Journalists Award for Best Depiction of Nudity, Sexuality, or SeductionNominated
Indiana Film Critics Association Indiana Film Critics Association Award for Best ActorNominated
2014MTV Movie Awards MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss(shared with Shailene Woodley )Nominated
MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough PerformanceNominated
Gotham Independent Film Awards Gotham Independent Film Award for Best ActorWhiplashNominated
2015 BAFTA BAFTA's Rising StarNominated
Satellite Awards Satellite Award for Best ActorNominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Male PerformanceNominated
#WTF MomentNominated
Best Musical MomentNominated

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 Miles Teller's References

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  3. "Miles Teller on his Breakout 'Whiplash' Role and Blushing for Nicole Kidman". Variety. 
  4. Swanson, Carl. "Miles Teller on Awkward, Fame, and Efron". Vulture. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
  5. "Rabbit Hole presskit" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  6. Michael Williams/Today's Sunbeam (2011-11-01). "Man with local ties on ABC show Wednesday". NJ.com. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  7. Greco, Patti (August 27, 2013). "Miles Teller on The Spectacular Now, Moonwalking, and the Divergent?Hunger Games Comparisons". Vulture.cocm. Retrieved December 10, 2013. 
  8. Miller, Gerri. "Hollywood Now: That Awkward Moment, Labor Day, Somewhere Slow". InterfaithFamily. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
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  11. Connor, Katie L. (August 30, 2013). "Unexpected Crush Alert: Miles Teller". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved December 10, 2013. 
  12. Morris, Alex (2 December 2014). "How Miles Teller Drummed His Way to the Top". Vulture. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  13. Swanson, Carl (2 February 2014). "Nobody’s Stalking Miles Teller: The Sundance Breakout on That Awkward Moment, Fame, and Getting Out of Florida". Vulture. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  14. Yamato, Jen (November 8, 2010). Miles Teller on Rabbit Hole, Nicole Kidman and Cutting Footloose. Movieline
  15. Durbin, Jonathan (2011). Miles Teller. Interview
  16. Weinstein, Joshua L. (May 26, 2011). Miles Teller Joins Relativity's '21 and Over.' The Wrap
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  18. "HERO ? HERO 9: Suburban Heat (English)". 
  19. Gilchrist, Todd (November 6, 2013). "'Divergent' Star Miles Teller Had Fun Being A Jerk To Shailene Woodley". Forbes. Forbes publishing. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  20. Gleiberman, Owen (January 17, 2014). "Sundance: 'Whiplash' is the movie that could make Miles Teller a star". Entertainment Weekly. CNN. Retrieved January 18, 2014. 
  21. "Academy Awards 2015: Complete list of Oscar nominees and winners". LA Times. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  22. Denham, Jess (7 January 2015). "Baftas 2015: Jack O'Connell, Margot Robbie and Shailene Woodley among rising star nominees". The Independent. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  23. Williams-Shaw, H (1 year ago). "‘Divergent’ Sequels Get Release Dates; Director Neil Burger Not Returning". Screenrant. Retrieved 21 March 2015.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  24. Kit, Borys (January 18, 2014). "Miles Teller to Play Dan Aykroyd in Belushi Biopic, Says Star Emile Hirsch". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  25. Kroll, Justin (February 19, 2014). "'Fantastic Four' Cast Revealed". Variety. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  26. "'What's the Deal?': Jeff Sneider on 'Fantastic Four' Casting, Fan Expectations (Video)". The Wrap. 21 February 2014. 
  27. "Aaron Eckhart, Miles Teller Board Vinnie Pazienza Boxing Biopic". Variety (magazine). 3 February 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  28. Fleming Jr, Mike (12 February 2015). "‘Whiplash’ Star Miles Teller Joins Jonah Hill In ‘Arms And The Dudes’". Deadline.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  29. "The Hollywood Reporter & Samsung With The Cinema Society Host A Screening Of A24's 'The Spectacular Now'". Getty Images. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  30. "MILES TELLER ON VIAGRA, VEGAS, AND THOSE SHAILENE RUMORS". Elle (magazine). Retrieved 4 April 2015. 

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