American actor and singer Ezra Miller is well-known for his portrayal of “The Flash,” a superhero from DC Comics, in the DC Extended Universe. Having had an early interest in the performing arts, he entered the entertainment industry as a teenager. He debuted in the 2008 drama film “Afterschool” directed by Antonio Campos. He then starred in the critically acclaimed drama film “Another Happy Day,” which is a black comedy. Miller starred with Emma Watson in the film adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s best-selling coming-of-age novel, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” Miller’s rise to fame led to him being cast as “Barry Allen/The Flash” in the DC Extended Universe, and he subsequently starred in other superhero films that were based on DC Comics characters. Miller portrayed The Flash in two cameos before landing a major part in “Justice League.” As a devoted follower of the Harry Potter books, Miller was cast as “Credence Barebone” in the spin-off of the Harry Potter film series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Career of Ezra Miller
In the drama film “Afterschool,” debuted Ezra Miller in the lead role of a young student named “Robert,” in 2008. He played a boarding school student who unintentionally records two of his classmates’ deaths during a drug-related incident on camera.
Later, he had an appearance in five episodes of Tom Kapinos’ American comedy-drama television series “Californication,” in which he played the character of “Damien Patterson.” In 2009, Miller portrayed ‘Vincent “Vinnie” Rizzo Jr.’ in the comedy-drama film ‘City Island’. In the same year, he also had an appearance in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit police procedural drama television series “Crush” episode. From 2009 to 2010, he portrayed “Tucker Bryant” in the drama series “Royal Pains.”
Miller’s portrayal of “Elliot Hellman” in the 2011 Hamptons International Film Festival Breakthrough Performer Award-winning American black comedy drama film Another Happy Day. In the same year, he starred in two more movies: “Busted Walk” and “We Need to Talk About Kevin.” In the 2012 American coming-of-age drama film The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Miller played the role of “Patrick.” The film was based on the best-selling novel of the same title by Stephen Chbosky, who also directed the film. In the movie, Miller was spotted with Emma Watson and Logan Lerman. Miller’s outstanding performance in the movie earned him multiple accolades, including the Hollywood Film Festival Spotlight Award and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor. For his performance in the movie, he received four additional nominations for prizes.
Ezra Miller was the youngest actor to be chosen to play “The Flash/Barry Allen,” a superhero from DC Comics, in 2016. He had two cameo cameos in the DC Extended Universe flicks ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and ‘Suicide Squad’. He made his first significant cameo with Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, and Henry Cavill in the movie “Justice League.”
Being a devoted follower of Harry Potter from his early years, Miller was overjoyed to receive an opportunity to appear in the 2017 spin-off movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” Miller played “Credence Barebone,” making appearances with Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, and Colin Farrell. He played the same character in the follow-up “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” movie released at the end of 2018.
Personal & Family Life
Robert S. Miller, a former senior vice president and managing director of Hyperion Books, and Marta, a modern dancer, welcomed Ezra into the world on September 30, 1992, in Wyckoff, New Jersey. Saiya Miller and Caitlin Miller are his two sisters. Miller had to take opera singing lessons as a child to get over his speech impairment.
Miller attended the Rockland Country Day School for his early education before starting at The Hudson School. But after the release of his debut film, “Afterschool,” he left school at the age of sixteen. Miller was busted for possessing 20 grams of marijuana while filming “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” This happened when the car he was driving was stopped for a broken brake light. The narcotics possession accusation against him was later withdrawn. Rather, he was hit with two citations for disorderly behavior, each carrying a $600 fine.
Net worth of Ezra Miller
The estimated net worth of Ezra Miller is about $1 million.