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Joel McKinnon Miller Biography

Birth Place:
Rockford, Minnesota, United States

Fast Facts

  • Studied opera and theater in college before leaving two classes shy of his degree to pursue his career; he re-enrolled in 2007 and received his diploma
  • Toured with the American National Theatre and Academy for a year
  • Studied with John Houseman's The Acting Company in New York for three years
  • Hadn't publicly sung opera in decades when the producer of Brooklyn Nine-Nine asked him to sing in the show


  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated


  • Caitlin -- Daughter
  • Owen -- Son
  • Tammy McKinnon -- Wife