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Who Is The Most Famous Miles In The World?

Updated December 8, 2020 402 votes 35 voters 21.4k views41 items

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How many celebrities named Miles can you think of? The famous Mileses below have many different professions, including notable actors named Miles, famous athletes named Miles, and even musicians named Miles.

Miles Davis is certainly one of the most famous Mileses on this list. One of the famous jazz artists named Miles, he was an influential trumpet player, bandleader, and composer. His 1959 album Kind of Blue is one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time.

Another of the famous people with the first name Miles is Miles Teller. He is an actor best known for appearing in The Divergent Series. Whiplash, The Spectacular Now, and Bleed for This are also among his notable films.

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    Miles Davis


    BirthplaceAlton, Illinois, United States of America

    Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and...  more

    The Best Miles Davis Albums of All Time#42 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#407 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time

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    Miles Teller


    BirthplaceDowningtown, Pennsylvania, USA

    Miles Alexander Teller (born February 20, 1987) is an American actor. An alumnus of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, he made his feature film debut in Rabbit Hole (2010), which he...  more

    Best Miles Teller Movies#228 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#898 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History

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    Miles Heizer


    BirthplaceGreenville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Miles Dominic Heizer (born May 16, 1994) is an American actor and musician. He is known for portraying Alex Standall in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why and Drew Holt in the NBC drama...  more
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    Miles Brown

    Miles Brown (born December 28, 2004), also known by his stage name Baby Boogaloo, is an American actor and dancer. He is known for his role as Jack Johnson in the ABC comedy series Black-ish. Brown...  more
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    Miles Browning


    BirthplacePerth Amboy, New Jersey

    Miles Rutherford Browning (April 10, 1897 – September 29, 1954) was an officer in the United States Navy in the Atlantic during World War I and in the Pacific during World War II. A pioneer in the...  more
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    Miles Jupp


    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Miles Hugh Barrett Jupp (born 8 September 1979) is an English comedian and actor. He began his career as a stand-up comedian, before playing the role of the inventor Archie in the British children's...  more
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    Miles O'Brien


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Miles O'Brien (born June 9, 1959) is an independent American broadcast news journalist specializing in science, technology, and aerospace who has been serving as national science correspondent for...  more
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    Miles Fisher


    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA

    James Leslie Miles Fisher (born June 23, 1983) is an American film and television actor and musician. He had a role in the 1997 CBS adaptation of the book True Women and had a starring role in the...  more
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    Miles Malleson


    BirthplaceCroydon, England, London

    William Miles Malleson (25 May 1888 – 15 March 1969), generally known as Miles Malleson, was an English actor and dramatist, particularly remembered for his appearances in British comedy films of the...  more
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    Miles Anderson


    BirthplaceSouthern Rhodesia

    Miles Anderson (born 23 October 1947) is a Zimbabwean stage and television actor, who has appeared in television serials both in the United Kingdom, and North America. He recently appeared as...  more
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    Miles Teves


    BirthplaceSalinas, California

    Miles Teves (born 1963, Salinas, California) is a Hollywood artist and conceptual designer who works on television productions, films, and computer games....  more
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    Miles Plumlee


    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana

    Miles Christian Plumlee (born September 1, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at...  more

    #182 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#52 of 76 The Greatest Duke Basketball Players Of All Time#391 of 395 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today

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    Miles Millar


    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Miles Millar (born 1967) is a British screenwriter and producer. Miles is best known for co-developing and writing the long-running Superman prequel television series Smallville, alongside his...  more
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    BirthplaceArea code 901, Tennessee, Shelby County, United States of America, United States

    Miles Poindexter (April 22, 1868 – September 21, 1946) was an American politician and author. As a Republican and later a Progressive, he served as a United States Representative and United States...  more
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    Miles Chapin


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Miles Chapin (born December 6, 1954) is an American actor and sales consultant....  more
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    Miles Austin


    BirthplaceSummit, New Jersey

    Miles Jonathon Austin III (born June 30, 1984) is an offensive assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL) and a former American football wide receiver who...  more
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    BirthplaceTalbingo, Australia

    Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, known as Miles Franklin (14 October 1879 – 19 September 1954) was an Australian writer and feminist who is best known for her novel My Brilliant Career, published...  more
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    Miles Kane


    BirthplaceBirkenhead, United Kingdom

    Miles Peter Kane (born 17 March 1986) is an English musician, best known as a solo artist and the co-frontman of the Last Shadow Puppets. He was also the former frontman of the Rascals, before the...  more
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    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

    Miles Benjamin McSweeney (April 18, 1855 – September 29, 1909) was the 87th Governor of South Carolina from June 2, 1899, to January 20, 1903. McSweeney was born in Charleston and was forced to...  more
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    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Miles Axe Copeland III (born May 2, 1944) is an American music and entertainment executive and former manager of The Police. Copeland later managed Sting's musical and acting career. In 1979,...  more
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    Miles Joseph Berkeley (1 April 1803 – 30 July 1889) was an English cryptogamist and clergyman, and one of the founders of the science of plant pathology. The standard author abbreviation Berk. is...  more
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    Miles White


    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Miles E. White (July 27, 1914 – February 17, 2000) was a top costume designer of Broadway musicals for 25 years. He is known in the entertainment industry for his well rendered, prolific, imaginative...  more
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    Miles Corbet



    Miles Corbet (1595–1662) was an English politician, recorder of Yarmouth and Regicide....  more
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    Miles Mikolas


    BirthplaceJupiter, Florida

    Miles Tice Mikolas (born August 23, 1988), nicknamed "Lizard King", is an American professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in...  more
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    Miles Dempsey


    BirthplaceNew Brighton, United Kingdom

    General Sir Miles Christopher Dempsey, (15 December 1896 – 6 June 1969) was a senior British Army officer who served in both world wars. As a junior officer, he fought in France during the First...  more
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