Who is Ezra Miller? 5 things to know about 'The Flash' actor

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Ezra Miller is an American actor and singer who is famous for the role of Barry Allen/The Flash in the DC Extended Universe films, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, and Justice League, as Credence Barebone in the Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Also, Ezra is known for the role of Vincent “Vinnie” Rizzo, Jr. in City Island (2009), Patrick in The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Kevin Khatchadourian in We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), and as Elliot in Another Happy Day (2011). Miller is the singer for the New York-based band Sons of an Illustrious Father. They play drums for the band. 

Erza Miller stars in The Flash

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Ezra Miller was born on 30th September 1991 with the birth name of Ezra Matthew Miller. Born to Robert S. Miller, and Marta Miller, Ezra has German and Dutch ancestry from the maternal side. Miller is from Wyckoff, New Jersey, the USA. Miller's zodiac sign is Libra and their religion is Judaism. They have two older siblings; sisters namely Saiya and Caitlin. About their education, they attended Rockland Country Day School and The Hudson School. Ezra started to train as an opera singer at the age of 6.

Ezra Miller Biography

Here are the 5 things to know about 'The Flash' actor. 

1. Ezra started singing at the age of six

At the age of six, they started to train as an opera singer in order to overcome a speech impediment. They have sung with the Metropolitan Opera and performed in the American premiere of Philip Glass's opera White Raven. Currently, he is in a band called “Sons of an Illustrious Father,” a “genderqueer ensemble.” His bandmates, for Ezra, “have been the greatest blessing for me and have enabled me to even attempt to paddle out into this misty lake.” The band is a trio that features Lilah Larson (vocals, guitar, bass, and drums), Josh Aubin (bass, keyboards, guitar, vocals), and Miller. In 2019, the band released a cover of "Don't Cha" by The Pussycat Dolls and Miller appeared in its music video. 

2. Miller suffered from stuttering at a young age

Few people do not know that the speedy and funny Flash guy suffered from stuttering when he was young. Later, he was introduced to singing as a way to help him. Due to this, his career in opera was born. 

3. Ezra made their first appearance as The Flash in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Initially, Ezra Ezra made their first appearance as The Flash in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and reprised their role in Suicide Squad and Justice League. In 2020, they reprised the role of the Flash for a cameo appearance in the Arrowverse crossover event, Crisis on Infinite Earths. They are set to play the character in the standalone film The Flash, which is set to be released in 2023. 

4. He has had some legal trouble

On June 28, 2011, in the midst of filming The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Miller was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over in Pittsburgh for a broken brake light; police discovered twenty grams of marijuana in Miller's possession. Due to this, he was charged with drug possession, but the charge was later dropped by a judge. They instead faced a penalty of $600 for two citations of disorderly conduct. He later remarked, "I don't feel like there's any need to hide the fact that I smoke pot. It's a harmless herbal substance that increases sensory appreciation." 

American Actor and Singer, Ezra Miller

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5. Miller came out as queer in 2012

Ezra came out as queer in 2012, but said in 2020 that they do not use the label "queer". They had also said in 2018, "Queer just means no, I don't do that. I don't identify as a man. I don't identify as a woman. I barely identify as a human." Miller uses they/them pronouns, which GQ wrote in 2020 was "a pointed refusal to be gendered". They previously used all pronouns interchangeably, but as of 2022 use they/them, it, or zir pronouns. Having expressed an interest in "kissing boys" at a young age, Miller said, "The way I would choose to identify myself wouldn't be gay. I've been attracted mostly to 'shes' but I've been with many people and I'm open to love whatever it can be." Miller also commented on having "a lot of really wonderful friends who are of very different sexes and genders. I am very much in love with no one in particular."