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Denny Miller

Actor / Writer | * 04/25/1934 († 80, 09/09/2014) | Bloomington, Indiana (United States of America (USA))
Denny Scott Miller (born Dennis Linn Miller; April 25, 1934 – September 9, 2014) was an American actor, perhaps best known for his regular role as Duke Shannon on Wagon Train, his guest-starring appearances on Gilligan's Island and Charlie's Angels, and his 1959 film role as Tarzan. ()

Born in Bloomington, Indiana, on April 25, 1934, Denny Miller's family eventually settled in Los Angeles. As a 6'4" college student, Miller found success as the star player of UCLA's basketball team and earned a degree in physical education from the university. Following a stint in the Army, by chance Miller was discovered by a talent agent in 1958 while working a summer job and signed a multi-year contract with MGM. Miller's first starring film role was Tarzan, The Ape Man, released by MGM in 1959.Although Miller's film career never achieved great momentum, he did lots of television, including guest appearances on Gilligan's Island, The Brady Bunch, Wonder Woman, and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, to name a few. Until 2005, Miller was seen on Gorton's commercials as the Gorton's fisherman. After a lengthy battle with ALS, Denny Miller passed away on September 9, 2014, at age 80.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action & Adventure | Crime

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Movies with Denny Miller as Actor(15)

as himself1997 Investigating Tarzan
as Tallahassee1984 More Than Murder
as Horst1980 Cabo Blanco
as The Dane1978 Dr. Scorpion
as Col. Don Price1972 Doomsday Machine
as Skeeter1971 Making It
as 'Wyoming Bill' Kelso1968 The Party
as Cooper1961 Fury River
as Tarzan1959 Tarzan, The Ape Man
as Dewey Cole (uncredited)1958 Some Came Running

TV Shows/Series with Denny Miller as Actor(42)


Full Name: Denny Miller
Born: Wednesday, 04/25 1934 (April) in Bloomington, Indiana (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 09/09 2014 (September) in Las Vegas (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles
Other names for Denny Miller (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dennis Miller"
"Denny Scott Miller"
"Scott Miller"
Denny Miller frequently works together with these people:
Walter Brooke (23x, Actor)
Robert Loggia (19x, Actor)
Sid Haig (19x, Actor)
Cameron Mitchell (18x, Actor)
Peter Mark Richman (18x, Actor)
William Windom (18x, Actor)
Lawrence Dobkin (18x, Actor)
John Anderson (18x, Actor)
Richard Anderson (17x, Actor)
Ramon Bieri (17x, Actor)
Milton Selzer (17x, Actor)
Blake Edwards (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:309553, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2023