Larry Miller (comedian)

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Larry Miller
BornLawrence J. Miller
(1953-10-15) October 15, 1953 (age 60)
Valley Stream, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor, voice artist, comedian, columnist
Years active1982–present
Spouse(s)Eileen Conn (1993-present; 2 children)
 
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Larry Miller
BornLawrence J. Miller
(1953-10-15) October 15, 1953 (age 60)
Valley Stream, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor, voice artist, comedian, columnist
Years active1982–present
Spouse(s)Eileen Conn (1993-present; 2 children)

Lawrence J. "Larry" Miller (born October 15, 1953)[1] is an American actor, voice artist, comedian, podcaster, and columnist.

Personal life[edit]

Miller was born in Valley Stream, New York,[1] on Long Island. He is Jewish.[2] Miller married television writer Eileen Conn in 1993. The couple have two children.[3]

Injury[edit]

In April 2012, Miller suffered a severe traumatic brain injury when he fell and the back of his head hit the sidewalk. He has since recovered completely.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

His roles include the vindictive doorman on Seinfeld, Walter Stratford in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You, as well as several characters in Christopher Guest's mockumentary movies. He has also appeared in Carry On Columbus, The Nutty Professor, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Max Keeble's Big Move, and Pretty Woman.

He played Edwin Poole in the ABC dramedy Boston Legal. He is close friends with Jerry Seinfeld and auditioned for the part of George Costanza. [4]

He played night club owner Michael Dobson in two different Law & Order episodes, first in the episode "Coma" and then later in "Encore". Miller appeared as himself in a third episode, "Smoke". He was also in 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter, where he played Tommy, Kyle's obnoxious father and Paul's colleague. He also played himself in a later episode of the same series.[citation needed] Additionally, he was the writer for the television shows Uncommon Sense (2005), Just Words (1992), and Pros & Cons (1999).[citation needed]

Miller has a weekly podcast on the Carolla Digital Network, This Week with Larry Miller. He suspended his podcast after falling and injuring his head severely in April 2012, and after hospitalization and a coma said in January 2013 he is convalescing. The podcast resumed on January 9, 2013.[5]

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRole
1990Pretty WomanMr. Hollister
Almost an AngelTeller
1991Necessary RoughnessDean Phillip Elias
Suburban CommandoAdrian Beltz
Frankenstein: The College YearsProf. Loman
1992Carry on ColumbusThe Chief
1993Undercover BluesDetective Sergeant Halsey
1995The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (TV)Dean Al Valentine
1996The Nutty ProfessorDean Richmond
Waiting for GuffmanMayor Glenn Welsch
1997For Richer or PoorerDerek Lester
1998Chairman of the BoardBradford MacMillan
Carnival of SoulsLouis Seagram
1999Pros & ConsBen Babbitt
10 Things I Hate About YouDr. Walter Stratford OB/GYN
2000Nutty Professor II: The KlumpsDean Richmond
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure BeginsXR (voice)
Best in ShowMax Berman
2001Max Keeble's Big MovePrincipal Elliot T. Jindrake
What's the Worst That Could Happen?Earl Radburn
The Princess DiariesPaolo the Hair Dresser
2003A Guy ThingMr. Minister Farris
A Mighty WindWally Fenton
2004The Princess Diaries 2: Royal EngagementPaolo the Hair Dresser
Raising HelenCar Buyer
Karroll's ChristmasBarry Freedman
2005Kiss Kiss Bang BangDabney Shaw
2006Keeping Up with the SteinsArnie Stein
The Ant BullyFred Lucas (voice)
For Your ConsiderationSyd Finkleman
2007The Final SeasonRoger Dempsey
Blonde AmbitionRichard Connelly
Bee MovieMayor Dean Buzzwell (voice)
National Lampoon's Bag BoyPike
2008Get SmartCIA Official
Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of ControlUnderchief
Senior Skip DayMr. Frankfurt Dickwalder
The Other End of the LineKit Hawksin
2010Valentine's DayOversized Baggage Clerk
Alpha and OmegaMarcel (voice)
2011Curb Your EnthusiasmEddie Kravitz
NCISEd Slater
God Bless AmericaChloe's Dad
2012Foodfight!Vlad Chocool

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Larry Miller Biography (1953-)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ Miller, Larry (2006-12-22). "I'm... dreaming... of a white... Chri -- ummm, holidays". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Retrieved 2006-12-22. 
  3. ^ Allin, Olivia (April 4, 2012). "'10 Things I Hate About You' dad Larry Miller hospitalized". OnTheRedCarpet.com. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  4. ^ Template:How it began http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0474728/ http://youtu.be/I8 2hPjljag?t=21m40s
  5. ^ Heyman, J.D. (January 8, 2013). "Larry Miller Recovers from Life-Threatening Brain Injury". People. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ "10 Things I Hate About You, the New Original Series by ABC Family, Launches This Summer on Tuesday, July 7 at 8PM ET/PT" (Press release). ABC Family. May 27, 2009. Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2010-01-12. 
  7. ^ "GSN Launches "Late Night Liars," with Celebri-Puppets by Henson Alternative". The Futon Critic. May 4, 2010. Retrieved May 13, 2010. 

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