Joel McKinnon Miller

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Joel McKinnon Miller
Born Minnesota

Joel McKinnon Miller, sometimes credited as Joel McKinnon, is an American film and television actor who has been living in Los Angeles since 1991. His most significant role is that of Don Embry on HBO's drama series Big Love.

Life and career[edit]

Miller is one of the most easily recognizable character actors in Hollywood due to his trademark flattop haircut. The actor has said that he got it while working on a movie about Vietnam, and has worn it ever since.

Prior to Big Love his main role on television was as Lyle Nubbin in three episodes of Las Vegas. Since 1991 he has also appeared in episodes of several American television series, including Cold Case, Murphy Brown, The Commish, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Pacific Blue, Dharma & Greg, The X Files, ER, Malcolm in the Middle, Roswell, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Deadwood, Six Feet Under, Desperate Housewives, Boston Legal, The Closer, and Everybody Loves Raymond (in which he portrayed George, the custodian, in the episode The Faux Pas).[1]

His biggest role in a movie is in the 2003 award winning television movie Secret Santa. He also played supporting characters in The Truman Show, Galaxy Quest, Rush Hour 2 and Men in Black II, and supplied the voice of Bromley in the animated feature The Swan Princess.

Miller currently appears as a cast member on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Detective Scully.

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