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Vera Miles Overview:

Actress, Vera Miles, was born Vera June Ralston on Aug 23, 1929 in Boise City, Oklahoma. As of December 2019, Vera Miles was 90 years old.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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By monty on Aug 23, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Happy Birthday to . She turns 81 today and is still alive. Not acting as much but still around, making appearances and such. Born in Boise City, Oklahoma, attended school in Pratt, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas. The patrician beauty of Miss Miles won her the title of "Miss Kansas... Read full article


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Vera Miles Quotes:

Lila Crane: Look, that old woman, whoever she is, she told Arbogast something. I want her to tell us the same thing.
Sam Loomis: Hold it, you can't go up there.
Lila Crane: Why not?
Sam Loomis: Bates.
Lila Crane: Then, let's find him. One of us can keep him occupied while the other gets to the old woman.
Sam Loomis: You'll never be able to hold him still even if he doesn't want to be held. And, I don't like you going into that house alone.
Lila Crane: I can handle a sick old woman!


Vida Downey: That was a lovely exhibition.
Lemuel Siddons: Now Vida...
Vida Downey: A one hundred percent domineering, "I forbid you", let's keep them in their places, male performance.
Lemuel Siddons: Male nothing...
Vida Downey: You're all alike, every last one of you. Puffed up, lords of the universe, egotistical know-it-alls.


Hallie: Rance, do you think I could... I mean, grown up and all... do you think I could learn to read?
Ransom Stoddard: Why, sure you can, Hallie. Why, there's nothing to it. It'd be... it'd be easy. Can you learn how to read? Why, I can... I can teach you. A smart girl like you? Of course you can learn how to read. Now, do you want to try?
Hallie: It's awful worrisome not knowing how. I know the Good Book from preacher talk; but it'd be a soul comfort if I could read the words myself.


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Vera Miles Facts
Her scenes as John Wayne's wife in The Green Berets (1968) were cut from the movie prior to its release.

Was a contestant on "You Bet Your Life" (1950) on April 4, 1951. She and her partner won $8 in the quiz, guessed the secret word ("hand") and incorrectly answered the De Soto-Plymouth $5,500 Question ("Who was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?").

In the late 1940s, made a television commercial for Lustre Creme shampoo.

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