Ezra Miller was born in Hoboken, NJ to Marta Miller, a modern dancer, and Robert S. Miller, who was a managing director at Hyperion Books and a publisher at Workman Publishing. Miller began training as an opera singer at six years old to overcome a speech impediment and landed a role in the U.S. premiere of Philip Glass' contemporary opera "White Raven." Dropping out of school at age 16, their film debut came in the 2008 release of "Afterschool." This was followed by a string of appearances in independent films like "Beware the Gonzo" (2010) and "Every Day" (2010). But it was not until they starred in the chilling drama "We Need to Talk About Kevin'' as a teen psychopath who commits a Columbine-like mass murder that Miller truly caught the industry's attention. Continuing to make inroads in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," critics and audiences alike raved about their portrayal of an outgoing and benevolent teenager who helps a shy freshman overcome his insecurities. Miller then secured their first major role in a mainstream franchise portraying Credence Barebone in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (2016). They would reprise this role in "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" (2018) and "Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore" (2022). Earning another large role in a major film franchise, Miller was cast as Barry Allen/The Flash for the Warner Bros. DC Comics adaptations. This began with cameos in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" (2016) and "Suicide Squad" (2016) and led to a lead role in the ensemble film "Justice League" (2017). Success has not come without controversy, however, and Miller has seen a share of legal troubles with various allegations of disorderly conduct, harassment and burglary as early as 2011. In 2022, Miller issued an apology for their troubling behavior and began treatment for "complex mental health issues." Nevertheless, Miller is set to appear as the starring role in the anticipated standalone film "The Flash" in 2023.