Robert Ellis Miller

Robert Ellis Miller

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 27 Jan 2017 (aged 84)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 175878155 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director. Born into a Jewish family in New York City, he studied Drama at Harvard University. He broke into the industry as an actor and experienced performing on the Broadway stage in the play "Tonight in Samarkand" (1955). He moved to Hollywood and began a lengthy association with television, as he directed episodes for such programs as "Peter Gunn", "Perry Mason", "The Donna Reed Show" and "The Fugitive", in addition to many others. In 1963, he received an Emmy Award nomination for his directing of an episode of the series "Alcoa Premier" titled "The Voice of Charlie Pont".He moved on to films and made his directing debut with the romantic farce "Any Wednesday" (1966), which was followed by "Sweet November" (1968) and the critically-aclaimed "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" (1968). Further films include "The Buttercup Chain" (1970), "The Girl from Petrovka" (1974) and "Reuben, Reuben" (1984). He was married to filmmaker Pola Miller from 1955 until her death in 2015.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Added: 30 Jan 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 175878155
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Ellis Miller (18 Jul 1932–27 Jan 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 175878155, citing Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .