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Who Is The Most Famous Miles In The World?

Updated December 8, 2020 368 votes 33 voters 20.9k views41 items

List RulesVote up all of the Mileses you've heard of.

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

    1926-05-26

    BirthplaceAlton, Illinois, United States of America

    GenderMale

    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

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    Miles Teller

    1987-02-20

    BirthplaceDowningtown, Pennsylvania, USA

    GenderMale

    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

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    Miles Heizer

    1994-05-16

    BirthplaceGreenville, Kentucky, USA

    GenderMale

    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

    2004-12-24

    BirthplaceOxnard, CA

    GenderMale

    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

    1897-04-10

    BirthplacePerth Amboy, New Jersey

    GenderMale

    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

    1979-09-08

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England, UK

    GenderMale

    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

    1959-06-09

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    GenderMale

    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

    1983-06-23

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA

    GenderMale

    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

    1888-05-25

    BirthplaceCroydon, London, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    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

    1947-10-23

    BirthplaceSouthern Rhodesia

    GenderMale

    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

    1963-01-01

    BirthplaceSalinas, California

    GenderMale

    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

    1988-09-01

    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana

    GenderMale

    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

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    Miles Millar

    1967-01-01

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    GenderMale

    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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    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    GenderMale

    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

    1954-12-06

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

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

    1984-06-30

    BirthplaceSummit, New Jersey

    GenderMale

    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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    Miles Franklin

    1879-10-14

    BirthplaceTalbingo, Australia

    GenderFemale

    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

    1986-03-17

    BirthplaceBirkenhead, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    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

    GenderMale

    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

    GenderMale

    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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    GenderMale

    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

    1914-07-27

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    GenderMale

    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

    1595-01-01

    BirthplaceSprowston

    GenderMale

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

    1988-08-23

    BirthplaceJupiter, Florida

    GenderMale

    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

    1896-12-15

    BirthplaceNew Brighton, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    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