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Mark Miller (actor)

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Birth dateNovember 20, 1925(age 91)
Place of birthHouston, Texas
OccupationTelevision, film actor
SpouseBeatrice Ammidown

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Mark Miller (born November 20, 1925 in Houston, Texas) is an American television actor/writer who made more than forty appearances in television programs and films since 1957. He co-starred with Joanne Dru and J. Carroll Naish in the 1960-1961 ABC sitcom series Guestward, Ho!, the story of a New York family named "Hooten" who relocates to New Mexico to operate a dude ranch.Miller played college professor Jim Nash, the leading role opposite Patricia Crowley, on NBC's Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965 1967). He was a sidekick in NBC's The Name of the Game (1969 1970) and was the lead in a 1962 episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents called "Apex" in which he played a philandering husband intent on killing his wife but unable to actually go through with it. In 1973, he appeared in the episode "Death by Prescription" of Lorne Greene's ABC crime drama Griff. Miller also wrote the story and screenplay, and starred in the 1982 movie Savannah Smiles. Bridgette Andersen and Donovan Scott also starred in the movie. He also starred in the 1981 movie Christmas Mountain (film), along with Slim Pickens.

Mark Miller is divorced from costume designer and publicist Beatrice Ammidown. He has three daughters, Marisa, Savannah (for whom the movie Savannah Smiles is named, and who also appeared in a small role in the film), and popular 1990s film star Penelope Ann Miller (Kindergarten Cop). He is married to Barbara Stanger, who also appeared in Savannah Smiles. The two co-wrote the screenplay for the 1995 movie A Walk in the Clouds, starring Keanu Reeves and directed by Alfonso Arau.

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