MILES TELLER (Sergeant Adam Schumann) had the distinct honor and privilege of
making his feature screen debut opposite Nicole Kidman in the film based on the
Pulitzer Prize-winning play Rabbit Hole.
Teller was born in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, and at the age of 11 moved to
Citrus County, Florida.
Teller was then cast in Paramount's film Footloose that was released in October
2011. He was also seen in the Todd Phillips produced Project X the following
In 2013, he starred in 21 & Over, written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott
Moore. That year, he began reaching critical success after starring in the James
Ponsoldt film The Spectacular Now, for which he won the U.S. Dramatic Special
Jury Award for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, with co-star Shailene
In 2014, he co-starred in the comedy That Awkward Moment, alongside Zac Efron and Michael
B. Jordan, and appeared in the sci-fi film Divergent opposite Shailene Woodley.
In fall 2014, he starred opposite J.K. Simmons in the Sony Pictures Classics
critically acclaimed and Oscar nominated drama Whiplash, which received the
Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at Sundance and the Deauville Film Festival.
Teller also earned a Best Actor nomination at the 2014 Gotham Independent Film
In 2016, he starred in the Warner Bros. film War Dogs alongside Jonah Hill, with
Phillips directing, and the critically acclaimed Martin Scorsese-produced film
Bleed for This that reunited him with his Rabbit Hole costar, Aaron Eckhart.
Next up, Teller can be seen in Only the Brave with Josh Brolin and Jeff Bridges
to be released by Sony Pictures Entertainment on October 20. Only the Brave is
based on the real-life firefighting squad that grew against all odds to become
an elite group of wildland firefighters and courageously battled one of the
worst wildfires in history-the Yarnell Hill Fire-to save an Arizona town.
Teller will soon start production on Too Old to Die Young, the Amazon series
created by Nic Refn (Drive) and Ed Brubaker. The series explores the criminal
underbelly of Los Angeles by following the characters' existential journeys from
being killers to becoming samurais in the City of Angels.
Teller now makes his home in Los Angeles.