Miles Heizer

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Miles Heizer
Miles Heizer Paleyfest 2013.jpg
Heizer at the 2013 PaleyFest
Born (1994-05-16) May 16, 1994 (age 22)
Greenville, Kentucky, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

Miles Heizer (born May 16, 1994) is an American actor. His most notable film appearance was in Rails & Ties, playing Davey Danner when he was 12 years old. He also played the recurring role of Joshua Lipnicki on 4 episodes of the NBC medical drama series ER. From 2010 until 2015, he starred in the NBC drama series Parenthood as Drew Holt, Sarah Braverman's son.

Life and career[edit]

Heizer was born on May 16, 1994 in Greenville, Kentucky. His mother is a nurse, and he has one older sister. The family moved to Los Angeles when he was ten.[1] He made his 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.[2] 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 Drew 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, 2015.



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Paramedic Young James Short film
2007 Rails & Ties Davey Danner Nominated – Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film
2008 Loon Carson Lind Short film
2012 The Arm Chance Short film
2013 Rudderless Josh
2014 Memoria Simon
2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment Marshall Lovett
The Red Thunder Danny Short film
2016 Nerve Tommy Mancuso


Year Title Role Notes
2005 CSI: Miami Joey Everton Episode: "Nothing to Lose"
2006 Ghost Whisperer Jake Morrison Episode: "Drowned Lives"
2007 Shark Jackie Buckner Episode: "Strange Bedfellows"
Bones Joey Episode: "Death in the Saddle"
Private Practice Michael Episode: "In Which Addison Has a Very Casual Get Together"
ER Joshua Lipnicki 4 episodes
2009 Cold Case Keith Oats Episode: "Forensics"
2010–15 Parenthood Drew Holt Main role; 82 episodes
2017 13 Reasons Why Alex


  1. ^ Tinkham, Chris (April 18, 2011). "Interviews - Miles Heizer". Under the Radar. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Miles Heizer". Internet Movie Database. 

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