Larry Miller (comedian)

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Larry Miller
Born Lawrence J. Miller
(1953-10-15) October 15, 1953 (age 60)
Valley Stream, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice artist, comedian, columnist
Years active 1982–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.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
1990 Pretty Woman Mr. Hollister
Almost an Angel Teller
1991 Necessary Roughness Dean Phillip Elias
Suburban Commando Adrian Beltz
Frankenstein: The College Years Prof. Loman
1992 Carry on Columbus The Chief
1993 Undercover Blues Detective Sergeant Halsey
1995 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (TV) Dean Al Valentine
1996 The Nutty Professor Dean Richmond
Waiting for Guffman Mayor Glenn Welsch
1997 For Richer or Poorer Derek Lester
1998 Chairman of the Board Bradford MacMillan
Carnival of Souls Louis Seagram
1999 Pros & Cons Ben Babbitt
10 Things I Hate About You Dr. Walter Stratford OB/GYN
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Dean Richmond
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins XR (voice)
Best in Show Max Berman
2001 Max Keeble's Big Move Principal Elliot T. Jindrake
What's the Worst That Could Happen? Earl Radburn
The Princess Diaries Paolo
2003 A Guy Thing Mr. Minister Farris
A Mighty Wind Wally Fenton
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Paolo
Raising Helen Car Buyer
2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Dabney Shaw
2006 Keeping Up with the Steins Arnie Stein
The Ant Bully Fred Lucas (voice)
2007 The Final Season Roger Dempsey
Blonde Ambition Richard Connelly
Bee Movie Mayor Dean Buzzwell (voice)
National Lampoon's Bag Boy Pike
2008 Get Smart CIA Official
Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of Control Underchief
Senior Skip Day Mr. Frankfurt Dickwalder
The Other End of the Line Kit Hawksin
2010 Valentine's Day Oversized Baggage Clerk
Alpha and Omega Marcel (voice)
2011 Curb Your Enthusiasm Eddie Kravitz
NCIS Ed Slater
God Bless America Chloe's Dad
2012 Foodfight! 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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