Standup comic and improvisational comedy specialist T.J. Miller got his first taste of television success on the popular PBS education program The Standard Deviants before landing various commercial and voice-over jobs. A classically trained actor who studied at B.A.D.A. in Oxford, England, the Denver, CO, native studied circus arts at Friches Théâtre Urbain in Paris before returning stateside and settling in Chicago. In 2007, Miller could be seen opposite Faith Ford and Jerry O'Connell in the ABC sitcom Carpoolers. Executive produced and written by Kids in the Hall alum Bruce McCulloch and executive produced and directed by Joe and Anthony Russo (Arrested Development), Carpoolers followed four suburban guys as they attempted to make sense of their lives on their daily drives to and from work.