Miller was born on September 30, 1992, in Wykoff, New Jersey. They have two older sisters the name Saiya and Caitlin. Their father is Senior VP for Hyperion Books while their mother is a modern dancer.
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Miller’s debut movie was Afterschool (2008), which was followed by City Island the following year. They also appeared for a BBC film series by the name of We need to talk about Kevin in 2011. They played the role of Damien in the hit Showtime television series, Californication. In Royal Pains, which was a TV adaptation of the novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Miller played the character of Tucker Bryant alongside Emma Watson and Logan Lerman.
As early as 2011, Miller was credited with singing, drumming, and percussion on musical recordings by the band Sons of an Illustrious Father. Miller starred as Credence Barebone in the 2016 film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them which was a Harry Potter spin-off. They reprised their roles in the sequel movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which was released in November 2018, and Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, which was released in April 2022.
Miller plays Barry Allen as the Flash in Warner Bros. The character first appeared in cameos in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad before taking on the role as one of the main characters in Justice League. They will play the character in The Flash, a standalone film set to be released in 2023.
Ezra Miller has been involved in multiple controversies in this short span of his acting career.
They faced a $600 fine for two citations of disorderly conduct in 2011 for possessing 20gm of marijuana. On April 6, 2020, a video of Miller choking a woman and throwing her to the ground surfaced in a since-deleted tweet. Miller was arrested in Hawaii on March 28, 2022, following an alleged physical altercation with patrons after hurling obscenities at clients at a karaoke bar, and was charged with disorderly conduct and harassment. He was issued a temporary protection order in June 2022 for allegedly using “violence, intimidation, threat of violence, fear, paranoia, delusions, and drugs” to control 18-year-old activist Tokata Iron Eyes.
In 2012, Miller came out as queer. On his social media accounts, Miller uses they/them pronouns.