'Days of our Lives' actress Barbara Crampton who had once worked with him, too wrote, "I had the good fortune to work alongside Dick Miller once. Although we didn’t have any dialogue together, I admired him from close up. Rip."
I had the good fortune to work alongside Dick Miller once. Although we didn’t have any dialogue together, I admired him from close up. Rip
Born in The Bronx on December 25, 1928, one of Miller`s earliest acting ventures was in the 1955 film 'Apache Woman'.
In 1952, he moved to California, and one of his earliest acting roles was in 'Apache Woman' in 1955.
Miller began working with iconic director/producer Roger Corman, including in a starring role as Walter Paisley in 'A Bucket of Blood' in 1959.
His other acting credits included 'The Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Terror,' 'The Wild Angels,' 'The Dirty Dozen' and 'A Time for Killing.'
Miller was also the subject of a 2014 documentary by director Elijah Drenner and co-producers Drenner and Lainie Miller.
In a career spanning sixty years, Miller worked in more than 175 films and made over 2,000 television appearances. He went on to work with directors James Cameron, Ernest Dickerson, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, Allan Arkush, Jonathan Kaplan and John Sayles as well.
Miller died due to natural causes on Wednesday in Toluca Lake