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Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles
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BornThomas Miles
Houston
OccupationActor, comedian, television personality, producer
 
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Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles
Nephew Tommy Bagram 2013.jpg
BornThomas Miles
Houston
OccupationActor, comedian, television personality, producer

Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles (born in Houston, Texas) is an American comedian, actor and producer. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He currently co-hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show during which he frequently makes prank phone calls. He is the nephew of comedian Steve Harvey, which is where his stage name comes from. [1][2]

Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles has built a career that encompasses radio, television, film and more. His role as co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show puts him in front of a live radio audience of more than eight million listeners daily. Nephew Tommy provides a key role in the morning show, lighting it up with his own cast of colorful characters and zany humor. He also has a loyal following as a stand-up comedian; for three years he served as the exclusive opening act for Luther Vandross. For the past four years Miles has been the exclusive host for the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, which draws more than 250,000 fans and features acts such as Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Kanye West. In October 2010, Miles recorded a one-hour special at the famed Motor City Casino in Detroit.

In 2011 Miles traveled to more than a dozen military bases in the Middle East with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff USO Holiday Tour. In December 2013, Miles again toured with the USO. His interaction with soldiers, both stateside and around the world, inspired Miles to establish “Miles of Giving” a non-profit foundation that assists wounded veterans.

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Miles majored in theater at Texas A&M University and studied with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has worked in more than a dozen stage plays and a number of independent films, including 2011’s N-Secure and The Heart Specialist with Zoe Saldana. He had cameo roles in “Think Like A Man” in 2012 from the best selling book by Steve Harvey and in Fox Searchlight’s “Baggage Claim” in 2013.

Miles was a theater major at Texas A&M University, and has worked in over a dozen stage plays and studied with an actor who trained at the Royal Shakespeare Company of London. A number of independent films are on his resume, including 2011's N-Secure and The Heart Specialist with Zoe Saldana, where he played nightclub owner Curtis and was credited as "Nephew Tommy". He made a cameo appearance in the 2012 film Think Like a Man, adapted from the bestselling book by Steve Harvey.

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