Miles Dominic Heizer simply known by friends and fans as Miles Heizer is a Hollywood actor and singer who has been gracing our screens for over a decade. Miles was born in Greenville, Kentucky on the 16th of May 1994 to a mother who is a nurse, he also has an older sister with whom he grew up, their family moved to L.A when he was ten years old.
Heizer got involved in the acting industry quite early as a child actor and has proven to be one of the best the industry will boost of in his and our own time. His first appearance as an actor was as Joey Everton in an episode of CSI: Miami titled “Nothing to Lose”, this was followed a short film Paramedics where he portrayed Young James. He has also starred in other TV series including Private Practice, Ghost Whisperer, Bones and Shark.
At the age of twelve (2007), he played Davey Danner in the movie Rails & Ties which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film. In that same year, Miles Heizer began playing Joshua Lipnicki on ER – a medical drama series which aired on NBC. In 2010, he began starring as Drew Holts on another NBC series Parenthood. His best friend Mae Whitman starred his sister (Amber Holt) in the series until it ended in 2015 while earlier in 2013, he played Josh in the musical comedy film Rudderless.
The actor played a supporting role as Marshall Lovett in the film The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015), the following year, he appeared in the film Nerve as Tommy Mancuso. Miles Heizer started appearing as Alex Standall in the 2017 Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. Miles played Cal Price (Simon’s classmate) in the 2018 movie Love, Simon.
The 2018 romantic teen comedy-drama film Love, Simon based on Becky Albertalli’s novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda starred Jennifer Garner, Nick Robinson, and Josh Duhamel. The film was about Simon Spier, a high school gay closeted boy who has to balance his family, friends and a blackmailer who was threatening to reveal his sexual identity to the entire school and to also fish out the classmate whom he was in love with.
The film was premiered in February 2018 at the Mardi Gras Film Festival and in the U.S in March of the same year and did receive acclaimed critics; the film has been praised for its revolutionary normalcy, big heart, talented cast, and diversity.