Joanna Miles

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Joanna Miles
Joanna Miles Larry Keith All My Children 1972.JPG
Miles and Larry Keith on All My Children, 1972
Born (1940-03-06) March 6, 1940 (age 77)
Nice, France
Years active 1954-present
Spouse(s) Michael Brandman (1978-present) (1 child)
Children Miles Brandman (b. 1981)

Joanna Miles (born March 6, 1940) is an American actress.

Miles was born in Nice, France, the daughter of Jeanne Patterson Miles, an American painter, and Johannes Schiefer, a French painter and art curator.[1][2][3] She immigrated to the United States, and was naturalized a citizen, in 1941.[1] She was a graduate of The Putney School, a progressive independent high school in Putney, Vermont in 1958.

Miles won the two Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Laura Wingfield in the 1973 production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie: Best Supporting Actress in Drama (for a Special - Program, a One-Time Appearance in a Series - or a Continuing Role) and Supporting Actress of the Year.

She has also played supporting roles in various movies, including The Way We Live Now (1970), Bug (1975), The Ultimate Warrior (1975), The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978), A Fire in the Sky (1978), Cross Creek (1983), Blackout (1988), Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (1990), Above Suspicion (1995), Judge Dredd (1995) and Sex and Breakfast (2007). She is known to Star Trek: The Next Generation fans as Perrin, Sarek's wife, from the episodes Sarek and Unification. In 2001, she had a secondary role as the wife of a storekeeper in Tom Selleck's Turner Network Television Western film, Crossfire Trail. She was also in an episode of The Incredible Hulk entitled "The Quiet Room" and in the episode "Murder on the Flip Side" of the NBC crime drama The Eddie Capra Mysteries.


  1. ^ a b "Joanna Miles Biography (1940-)". Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Johannes Schiefer, 83; Painter and L.I. Curator - Free Preview - The New York Times". 1979-10-30. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  3. ^ Cotter, Holland (1999-09-03). "Jeanne Miles, 90, Abstract Artist Inspired by Asian Art and Ideas - The". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 

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