Dick Miller Overview:

Character actor, Dick Miller, was born Richard Miller on Dec 25, 1928 in The Bronx, NY. Miller died at the age of 90 on Jan 30, 2019 in Toluca Lake, CA .

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On DVD: in Roger Corman's A Bucket of Blood (1959)

By KC on Jun 12, 2018 From Classic Movies

A Bucket of Blood (1959) perfectly illustrates why producer Roger Corman never lost a dime on a film. Produced in five days, with a budget of $50,000, this dark comedy took a playful swipe at beatnik and art culture with thrift and efficiency, relying on sensational content and bizarre characters fo... Read full article


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By Barry P. on Nov 10, 2013 From Cinematic Catharsis

“I really never got excited about the size of a part. I didn’t realize the staying power of stars, when you got top billing, and then you’ve got to go a little lower, a little lower. But maybe that’s why I’ve been around so long.” – (excerpt fr... Read full article


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By Barry P. on Nov 10, 2013 From Cinematic Catharsis

“I really never got excited about the size of a part. I didn’t realize the staying power of stars, when you got top billing, and then you’ve got to go a little lower, a little lower. But maybe that’s why I’ve been around so long.” – (excerpt fr... Read full article


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Dick Miller Quotes:

Burson Fouch: Anyway, I've got to go home. My wife's making gardenias for dinner.


Burson Fouch: I remember in one flower shop there was a whole wall covered with poison ivy. People came from miles around to look at that wall and they stayed to buy.
Gravis Mushnik: And the owner got rich?
Burson Fouch: No, he scratched himself to death in an insane asylum.


Walter Paisley: I didn't mean to hurt you, Lou. But if you'd have shot me, you'd be moppin' up my blood now.


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Dick Miller Facts
Is always cast by the director Joe Dante for his movies.

He has stated that he was initially cast as an Indian in Apache Woman (1955). Later he filled in as various other Indians, shooting different characters, and also played a cowboy in the film.

Appeared in two completely different, unrelated productions which showed an unpleasant future (in the 2020s) that were both based in California: the film The Terminator (1984) and the television series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993).

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