Who is Miles Teller? He’s an American actor and musician with an impressive cache of cred in his official Geek Account. And of course, it’s his birthday today!

He was born February 20, 1997, in Dowingtown, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a small town in Florida. He starred as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic in Fantastic Four (2015) He played Peter in Divergent (2014), Insurgent (2015), and Allegiant (2016). As a musician, he is a drummer, a saxophonist, a pianist, and a guitarist, and performed in Taylor Swift’s music video “I Bet You Think About Me.”

Miles Teller utilized his musical skills in the movie Whiplash (2014). For which he was nominated for  for the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Rising Star Award, and the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture.. Whiplash, co-starred J. K. Simmons (J. Jonah Jameson in six Spider-Man movies, both MCU and pre-MCU,)

Miles Teller will be appearing in Top Gun: Maverick, which will be released May 27, 2022. Teller plays Rooster, the now-grown son of Maverick’s friend Goose.


Susan Macdonald
Susan Macdonald

Susan Macdonald is the author of the children’s book “R is for Renaissance Faire”, as well as 26 short stories, mostly fantasy in “Alternative Truths”, “Swords and Sorceress ”, Swords &Sorceries Vols. 1, 2, & 5, “Cat Tails” “Under Western Stars”, and “Knee-High Drummond and the Durango Kid”. Her articles have appeared on SCIFI.radio’s web site, in The Inquisitr, and in The Millington Star. She enjoys Renaissance Faires (see book above), science fiction conventions,  Highland Games, and Native American pow-wows.