Miles Dominic Heizer (born May 16, 1994) is an American actor and musician known for playing Alex Standall in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why and Drew Holt in the NBC drama series Parenthood.
Heizer at PaleyFest, 2013
Miles Dominic Heizer
May 16, 1994
Greenville, Kentucky, U.S.
Heizer was born on May 16, 1994 in Greenville, Kentucky. His mother is a nurse, and he has one older sister named Moriah. As a child, Heizer performed in a number of community theater productions in Lexington, Kentucky. His family moved to Los Angeles to support his acting career full time when he was ten years old.
Heizer made his screen acting debut in an episode of CSI: Miami titled "Nothing to Lose", playing the role of Joey Everton. He then starred in the short film Paramedic as Young James. Heizer has since guest-starred in episodes of Ghost Whisperer, Shark, Bones, and Private Practice.
In 2007, Heizer played the role of Davey Danner at 12 years old in the film Rails & Ties, for which he was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film. That same year, he had a recurring role as Joshua Lipnicki on the NBC medical drama television series ER. In 2010, he was cast as Drew Holt, the son of Lauren Graham's character, on the NBC drama series Parenthood. Heizer portrayed his character Drew Holt alongside his real life best friend Mae Whitman who starred as his character's sister, Amber Holt, until the series' ending in 2015.
In 2013, Heizer co-starred as Josh in the film Rudderless. In 2015, he had a supporting role as Marshall Lovett in the drama-thriller film The Stanford Prison Experiment, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26. In 2016, Heizer starred as Tommy Mancuso in the film Nerve, and in 2017, he began playing Alex Standall in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. He played Cal Price, one of Simon's classmates, in the 2018 movie Love, Simon.
|2006||Paramedic||Young James||Short film|
|2007||Rails & Ties||Davey Danner|
|2008||Loon||Carson Lind||Short film|
|2012||The Arm||Chance||Short film|
|The Red Thunder||Danny||Short film|
|The Stanford Prison Experiment||Marshall Lovett|
|2017||Home Movies||Male role||Short film|
|Roman J. Israel, Esq.||Kyle Owens (Teenager #1)|
|2018||Love, Simon||Cal Price|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Joey Everton||Episode: "Nothing to Lose"|
|2006||Ghost Whisperer||Jake Morrison||Episode: "Drowned Lives"|
|2007||ER||Joshua Lipnicki||4 episodes|
|Bones||Joey||Episode: "Death in the Saddle"|
|Private Practice||Michael||Episode: "In Which Addison Has a Very Casual Get Together"|
|Shark||Jackie Buckner||Episode: "Strange Bedfellows"|
|2009||Cold Case||Keith Oats||Episode: "Forensics"|
|2010–2015||Parenthood||Drew Holt||Main role|
|2017–present||13 Reasons Why||Alex Standall||Main role|
|2018||Beyond The Reasons||Himself||Seasons 1–2|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Himself, guest judge||Season 10, episode 10|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2008||29th Young Artist Awards||Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film||Rails & Ties||Nominated|
- Tinkham, Chris (April 18, 2011). "Interviews – Miles Heizer". Under the Radar. Retrieved November 30, 2013.
- "What's The Tee? with Miles Heizer". Podcast. June 5, 2018. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
- Cuby, Michael (January 29, 2018). "The Many Reasons Why We Love Miles Heizer". Them. Retrieved March 31, 2019.