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Miles Fisher  

American film and television actor and musician.

Born as James Leslie Miles Fisher, he was raised in Dallas, Texas until his family moved to Washington, D.C. He was educated at the St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. and attended Harvard University.

He had a role in the 1997 CBS adaptation of the book True Women and had a starring role in the 2000 film Lone Star Struck. In 2001, he won Best Actor at the International Teen Movie Festival (ITMF) in Vaughan, Canada for his role in his short film Head Shot. He also received praise in 2001 in an article in Newsday, and this helped further his career. He appeared as a member of the First Regiment of Virginia Volunteers in the 2003 Civil War film Gods and Generals, which starred Robert Duvall. Fisher parodied actor Tom Cruise in the 2008 film Superhero Movie; a clip of Fisher from the film became popular on the Internet. He had a recurring role as a rookie police officer in 2008 on the television series The Cleaner on A&E Network. Fisher appeared in 2009 on Gossip Girl. On the third season of the television series Mad Men, Fisher portrayed a friend of character Paul Kinsey.

Fisher appeared in the 1997 CBS television movie adaptation of the book True Women as the character Travis, and had a starring role in the 2000 film Lone Star Struck.

He received the Best Actor award at the 2001 International Teen Movie Festival (ITMF) in Vaughan, Canada, for his own short film titled: Head Shot, which was among 10,000 other entries at the festival. In a 2001 article in Newsday titled: "Miles Fisher, 'It' Boy", columnist Liz Smith referred to Fisher as "wunderkind" and "the next Tom Cruise".

Smith's comparison of Fisher to Tom Cruise led to meetings with influential managers and agents, and he signed with the talent agency Endeavor Talent Agency in 2002.Fisher appeared in the 2003 Civil War film Gods and Generals with Robert Duvall. Director Ron Maxwell picked Fisher to portray a heroic member of the First Regiment of Virginia Volunteers in the film; Duvall played Robert E. Lee.

He parodied actor Tom Cruise in the 2008 film Superhero Movie.Fisher's role in the film was popularized on the Internet on sites including Defamer, as well as on television on Entertainment Tonight and the CNN program Showbiz Tonight. The clip of Fisher was viewed on the Internet over 10 million times. In a review in The Baltimore Sun, Roger Moore commented that Fisher's appearance in Superhero Movie was the highlight of the film, and wrote: "Actor Miles Fisher replicates Tom Cruise's 'I am the Way, the Thetan, the Light' Scientology recruiting video of last year to hilarious effect."

He had a recurring role on A&E Network's television series The Cleaner, portraying a rookie police officer named Kenneth Herman.

Fisher wrote and produced a short film called Heatshot in 2009 with Evan Nichols; the film was selected to be screened at the AFI Dallas International Film Festival.Alan Peppard of The Dallas Morning News reported in March 2009 that Fisher had been cast in the pilot of a television show set in 1983 in Southern California; a spinoff of Gossip Girl.He portrayed a "sleazy" coke dealer on the television series of the same name.

On the third season of the television series Mad Men, Fisher portrayed Geoff Graves, a friend of character Paul Kinsey.Jessica Gelt of the Los Angeles Times described his character as a "preppy drug dealer". In 2010, Fisher was cast in the Steven Quale film, Final Destination 5.

In an interview with Collider.com, Fisher revealed that the film was set in a workplace environment, and was a 3-D film.Fisher appeared in Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar Hoover biopic, J. Edgar, playing Agent Garrison, an FBI employee who interviews Leonardo DiCaprio's Hoover throughout the film

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