- Date of Birth:
- June 4, 1981
- 6' 2"
T.J. Miller (born Todd Joseph Miller on June 4, 1981 in Denver, Colorado) is an American actor, comedian and voice actor. T.J. grew up in Denver, attending East High School and George Washington University in Washington D.C.. While at GWU, he was part of the comedy group, GWU recess, as well as the Lambda chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa. T.J. studied classical acting at B.A.D.A. in Oxford, England and circus arts at Frichess Theatre Urbain. After graduating with honors, he moved to Chicago to pursue improv, sketch and stand-up comedy. T.J. toured with the Second City troupe for two years. His first television appearance came on The Standard Deviants, a PBS show, but his big breakthrough came in 2008 when he was cast as Hudson “Hud” Platt in Cloverfield. T.J. would have noticeable appearances on shows like Carpoolers and Chelsea Lately. He also appeared in movies Transformers: Age of Extinction, Rock of Ages and Our Idiot Brother. He began his noted voice-acting career by playing Tuffnut in How To Train Your Dragon, while also voicing characters in Big Hero 6, Gravity Falls and The Gorburger Show. In 2014, T.J. was cast in the critically acclaimed television series from Mike Judge, Silicon Valley. In 2016, T.J. was chosen to be the host of the Critic’s Choice Awards and he had a role in the Marvel movie, Deadpool.
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T.J. Miller is best known as a comedian and a voice actor.
T.J. is a noted guest on many podcasts, including Doug Loves Movies, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes and his own podcast, Cashing in with TJ Miller. He married his long-term girlfriend, Kate Gorney on Sep. 6, 2015. He underwent successfully brain surgery to remove an arteriovenous malformation on his right frontal lobe after he developed unusual behaviors.