Miles Teller (born February 20, 1987) is an American actor. Teller was nominated for the Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actor at the Chlotrudis Awards 2011 and the Discovery Award at the Savannah Film Festival for his role as Jason in the 2010 film Rabbit Hole.
Teller was born in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. His parents, Merry (Flowers) and Mike Teller, were from Carneys Point, New Jersey. He lived in several places as a child, because of his father's career as a nuclear plant engineer, spending time in Citrus County, Florida after moving from Cape May, New Jersey with his family.
He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
Teller appeared in the stage musical Footloose. This led to being cast in the film remake of Footloose, in which he played the same character as in the stage musical.
In 2011, he was cast in 21 and Over, written and directed by writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore