Dick Miller

Actor / Screenwriter / Character Actor | * 12/25/1928 († 90, 01/30/2019) | The Bronx, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Richard Miller (December 25, 1928 – January 30, 2019) was an American character actor who appeared in more than 180 films, including many produced by Roger Corman. He later appeared in the films of directors who began their careers with Corman, including Joe Dante, James Cameron, and Martin Scorsese, with the distinction of appearing in every film directed by Dante. He was known for playing the beleaguered everyman, often in one-scene appearances. Miller's main roles in films included Gremlins, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Explorers, Piranha, The Howling, A Bucket of Blood, The Little Shop of Horrors, Not of This Earth, ()
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An American character actor who appeared in more than 180 films, including many produced by Roger Corman. He later appeared in the films of directors who began their careers with Corman, including James Cameron and Joe Dante, with the distinction of appearing in every film directed by Dante. Wikipedia.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

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Movies with Dick Miller as Actor(130)

as Waitress (voice)2019 Hideouser and Hideouser
as Rabbi Walter Paisley2019 Hanukkah
as O'Doul2017 Dirty Kids
as himself2014 That Guy Dick Miller
as Grumpy Cop2014 Burying the Ex
as himself2011 Corman's World
as Pizza Delivery Guy2009 The Hole
as Max2006 Trapped Ashes
as Security Guard2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action
as Bartender2001 Route 666
as Joe1998 Small Soldiers
as Eddie O'Neill1997 The Second Civil War
as Night Manager1995 Number One Fan
as Father Stilicato1994 Mona Must Die
as Roy Farrell1994 Runaway Daughters
as Chuckie Sol (voice)1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
as Herb Denning1993 Matinee
as Burt Wentworth1992 Evil Toons
as Impound Clerk1992 Unlawful Entry
as Mr. Matthews1992 Body Waves
as Storekeeper1992 Quake
as Thomas1991 The Woman Who Sinned
as Horseshoe Player1991 Motorama
as Mike1990 Mob Boss
as Murray Futterman1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch
as Club Manager1989 Ghost Writer
as Sheriff Bill Childers1989 Far from Home
as Official1989 Under the Boardwalk
as Vic, Garbageman #11989 The 'Burbs
as Nick Pellegrini1988 Angel III: The Final Chapter
as Max King1987 Project X
as Cab Driver1987 Innerspace
as Walter Paisley1986 Chopping Mall
as Steve1986 Armed Response
as Diner Waiter (Pete)1985 After Hours
as Charlie Drake1985 Explorers
as Wallflower at Jamboree1984 Swing Shift
as Murray Futterman1984 Gremlins
as Pawnshop Clerk1984 The Terminator
as Walter Paisley (segment "It's a Good Life")1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
as Teacher in auditorium1983 All the Right Moves
as Mickey White1983 Heart Like a Wheel
as Crazy Mel1983 Space Raiders
as Mr. Allen1983 Get Crazy
as Producer1983 Lies
as Animal Trainer1982 White Dog
as Broadcaster (voice)1982 The Aftermath
as Dr. Hans Kleiner ("Success Wanters")1982 National Lampoon's Movie Madness
as Bit Part1982 Vortex
as Factory Watchman1981 Heartbeeps
as Owner of Vehicle1981 Smokey Bites the Dust
as Walter Paisley - Bookstore Owner1981 The Howling
as Man in Bed1980 Used Cars
as Irsil / Orson1980 Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype
as Officer Miller1979 1941
as Investigator Ned1979 11th Victim
as Police Chief1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School
as Patek1979 The Lady in Red
as Mr. Lucky1978 Corvette Summer
as Buck Gardner1978 Piranha
as Jerry1978 Starhops
as Sergeant Brenner1978 I Wanna Hold Your Hand
as Bernie1977 Mr. Billion
as Palm Club Owner1977 New York, New York
as Joe Lippin - Game Show Host1977 Game Show Models
as Walter Paisley1976 Hollywood Boulevard
as Mac1976 Moving Violation
as Bennie Buckman1976 Cannonball
as Pianist1976 Vigilante Force
as Wilbur Janeway1975 Crazy Mama
as Officer Hugo1975 Darktown Strutters
as Joe Pryor1975 Capone
as Chicken Gang (uncredited)1975 Death Race 2000
as Birdie1975 White Line Fever
as Spectator1974 Candy Stripe Nurses
as Bonney1974 Big Bad Mama
as Fogarty1974 Truck Turner
as Taxi Driver1973 The Slams
as Rifleman - Team B1973 Executive Action
as Taxi Driver1973 Fly Me
as Coach Harris1973 The Student Teachers
as Cop1973 The Young Nurses
as Mr. Jensen1972 Night Call Nurses
as Sketch Artist1970 The Andersonville Trial
as Pit Crew Mechanic1968 The Wild Racers
as Reporter at Press Party (uncredited)1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare
as Cash1967 The Trip
as Zollicoffer1967 A Time for Killing
as Gangster Dressed as a Cop1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
as MP at Hanging (uncredited)1967 The Dirty Dozen
as Rilk1966 Wild, Wild Winter
as Rigger1966 The Wild Angels
as Taxi Driver1965 Ski Party
as First Waiter1965 The Girls on the Beach
as Cop #11965 Beach Ball
as John Trask, Heckler (uncredited)1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
as Stefan1963 The Terror
as Ed Nowak1961 Capture That Capsule
as Greek Soldier1961 Atlas
as Burson Fouch1960 The Little Shop of Horrors
as Walter Paisley1959 A Bucket of Blood
as Dave Boyer1958 War of the Satellites
as Mort1957 Sorority Girl
as The Leper1957 The Undead
as Joe Piper1957 Not of This Earth
as Benny1957 Carnival Rock
as Mitch1957 Naked Paradise
as Shorty1957 Rock All Night
as Sgt. Neil1956 It Conquered the World
as Jimmy Tonto1956 Gunslinger
as Bartender (as Richard Miller)1956 The Oklahoma Woman
as Tall Tree1955 Apache Woman

TV Shows/Series with Dick Miller as Actor(27)

Movies with Dick Miller as Crew(4)

Camera/Camera Operator1979 Screwples
Writing/Writer1974 TNT Jackson
Writing/Story1970 Which Way to the Front?
Writing/Writer1969 Four Rode Out

TV Shows/Series with Dick Miller as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1984 Miami Vice

Full Name: Dick Miller
Born: Tuesday, 12/25 1928 (December) in The Bronx, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 01/30 2019 (January) in Toluca Lake (aged: 90)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Columbia University, City College of New York, New York University
Other names for Dick Miller (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Richard Miller"
Dick Miller frequently works together with these people:
Roger Corman (74x, Crew)
Joe Dante (35x, Actor)
Paul Bartel (19x, Actor)
Jonathan Kaplan (19x, Crew)
Jonathan Haze (16x, Actor)
Mary Woronov (14x, Actress)
Ronald Stein (14x, Crew)
Robert Picardo (13x, Actor)
Allan Arkush (13x, Crew)
Michael Finnell (12x, Crew)
Dennis Madalone (10x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:33226, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 06/08/2021