Levi Miller

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Levi Miller
Levi Miller by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born
Levi Zane Miller

(2002-09-30) 30 September 2002 (age 20)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • model
Years active2010–present
Known forPan

Levi Zane Miller (born 30 September 2002)[1][2][3] is an Australian actor and model. He is known for playing Peter Pan in Pan (2015), Luke in Better Watch Out (2016), and Calvin in A Wrinkle in Time (2018).

Early life[edit]

Miller was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[4] At the age of 5 or 6 he entered and won a drama competition with a Peter Pan monologue. He appeared in several Australian television commercials.[5]

Career[edit]

Miller appeared in the film A Heartbeat Away (2012) and in short films such as Akiva (2010) and Great Adventures (2012). He was selected by the film's director Joe Wright for the role of Peter Pan in Pan.[6] He appeared in Red Dog: True Blue where he played Mick.

In 2015, he was named ambassador for Polo, the Ralph Lauren kids' fall campaign.[7]

In 2016, Miller starred as Luke in the psychological horror Christmas-themed film Better Watch Out[8] where the young Australian actor's performance was highly regarded by film critics.[9][10] He played Charlie Bucktin in the film adaptation of Australian novel Jasper Jones.

In 2018, he played Calvin O'Keefe in the American fantasy adventure A Wrinkle in Time.[11] The next year, he played Leo in the film American Exit (2019). Miller also played Bejamin Lane in the sports drama film Streamline (2021).[12] In 2022, Miller was cast in the superhero film Kraven the Hunter.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2010 Akiva Lavi Short
2011 A Heartbeat Away Boy fishing
2012 Great Adventures Young Billy Short
2015 Pan Peter Pan
2016 Better Watch Out Luke Lerner
Red Dog: True Blue Mick
2017 Jasper Jones Charlie Bucktin[14]
2018 A Wrinkle in Time Calvin O'Keefe
2019 American Exit Leo
2021 Streamline Benjamin Lane [12]
2022 Before Dawn Jim Collins Post-production[15]
2023 Kraven the Hunter Post-production
TBA Beach Boys [16]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Episodes
2011 Terra Nova General Philbrick (child) "Vs."
2015 Supergirl Carter Grant Season 1, episode 4: "How Does She Do It?"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2016 Monster Fest Best Performance in a Feature Film (Male) Better Watch Out Won
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor (11–13) Pan Nominated
Young Entertainer Award Best Leading Young Actor – Feature Film Pan Nominated
2017 FrightFest Best Actor Better Watch Out Won
2018 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Actor Jasper Jones Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Truitt, Brian (7 October 2015). "Levi Miller takes flight as next Peter Pan". USA Today. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Levi Miller on Instagram". Instagram. 30 September 2017. Archived from the original on 24 December 2021. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Levi Zane Miller (@levizanemiller)". Twitter. Archived from the original on 6 September 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Boy Wonder Meet Levi Miller". Standard UK. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  5. ^ Rookwood, Dan (27 August 2015). "Boy Wonder: meet Levi Miller, the 12-year-old Pan star who's friends with Cara Delevingne and models for Ralph Lauren". Evening Standard. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  6. ^ Justin Kroll (18 March 2014). "Levi Miller Tapped to Play Peter Pan in Warner Bros.' Pan (EXCLUSIVE)" Variety.
  7. ^ Dan Rookwood (27 August 2015). titl
  8. ^ Brayson, Johnny (11 March 2018). "Levi Miller Has An Impressive Résumé". BUSTLE. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  9. ^ Ahmed, Musanna (5 January 2018). "Better Watch Out: Jingle Hell". Film Inquiry. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Rotten Tomatoes Critics Consensus". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Wrinkle in Time Cast Announced as Filming Begins". ComingSoon.net. 1 November 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  12. ^ a b Kay, Jeremy. "Levi Miller to star, Jason Isaacs in talks to join Streamline for Arclight (exclusive)". ScreenDaily. Retrieved 15 March 2021.
  13. ^ Kroll, Justin (14 April 2022). "Kraven The Hunter: Levi Miller Latest To Join Sony's Marvel Pic". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 14 April 2022.
  14. ^ Hugo Weaving, Toni Collette join all-star cast of Jasper Jones, The Sydney Morning Herald, Linda Morris, 18 October 2015, archived 24 October 2015
  15. ^ "Before Dawn to visit Bunbury Airport in Jul". Bumbury Mail. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  16. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (11 May 2022). "Up & Comers Levi Miller, Solly McLeod, Isabella Pappas, Lou Llobell, Izuka Hoyle Star In Teen Thriller Beach Boys – Cannes Market". Deadline. Retrieved 11 May 2022.

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