8 Surprising Things You May Not Know About '13 Reasons Why' Star Miles Heizer
He plays Alex Standall on the Netflix drama.
1. Miles Heizer is an actor who has appeared on 13 Reasons Why and Parenthood.
Miles Heizer is an American actor who was born on May 16, 1994. He is originally from Greenville, Kentucky but moved to California at the age of 10. Miles Heizer is 5 feet 10 inches tall.
2. Miles Heizer's first appearance was on CSI: Miami.
Miles Heizer made his acting debut in the same way many young actors do. His first onscreen role was on an episode of CSI: Miami. He went on to appear on other procedural dramas like 'Bones' and 'Private Practice'.
3. Miles Heizer became a series regular on Parenthood when he was 14.
In 2010 Miles Heizer became a series regular on NBC’s ‘Parenthood’. Heizer played the role of Drew Holt, the younger brother of Amber Holt (played by Mae Whitman).
4. Miles Heizer and Mae Whitman are real life best friends
Former 'Parenthood' co-stars Miles and Mae are actually close friends and roommates in real life.
5. Miles Heizer starred in the techno thriller 'Nerve' (2016)
In 2016 Miles Heizer starred in the technological thriller, Nerve. Heizer played Tommy, the best friend of Vee Delmonico (Emma Roberts).
6. Miles Heizer played Alex on 13 Reasons Why.
Miles Heizer plays the role of Alex Standall in 13 Reasons Why. Alex Standall is a friend of Hannah Baker and the ex boyfriend of Jessica Davis. At the end of season 1 Alex Standall is rushed to the hospital in the back of an ambulance after an apparent suicide attempt.
7. Will Alex Standall be in 13 Reasons Why Season 2?
It is unclear whether Miles Heizer will return for season 2 of 13 Reasons Why. Alex Standall was in a precarious position at the end of season 1. Miles has stated that he would like the show to explore a potential plot point where Alex Standall survives. "That's another subject that's very rarely shown onscreen and is probably a lot more common than people think it is. People attempting to take their lives and it not happening, I'm sure that will bring a crazy set of issues."
8. Miles Heizer also plays music
Aside from acting, Miles Heizer is a music lover. In an interview with Hero magazine, Miles said, "my main hobby is music. I record a lot."