Larry Miller (comedian)
|Born||Lawrence J. Miller
October 15, 1953
Valley Stream, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, voice artist, comedian, columnist|
|Spouse(s)||Eileen Conn (1993–present; 2 children)|
Miller was born in Valley Stream, New York, on Long Island. He is Jewish. He has said that one of grandmothers was from Latvia and one of his grandfathers was from Austria. Miller married television writer Eileen Conn in 1993. The couple has two children.
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.
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.
He played night club owner Michael Dobson in two 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. Additionally, he was the writer for the television shows Uncommon Sense (2005), Just Words (1992), and Pros & Cons (1999).
Miller began a weekly podcast on the Carolla Digital Network, This Week with Larry Miller, suspending it after falling and injuring his head severely in April 2012. After hospitalization and a coma, he said in January 2013 that he was convalescing. Miller resumed the podcast on January 9, 2013. In February 2015 the podcast was retitled The Larry Miller Show with direct distribution.
- He voiced the Pointy-Haired Boss on Dilbert.
- He played Garvin in the Season 4 premiere episode "Doctor Solomon's Traveling Alien Show" in 3rd Rock from the Sun.
- He voiced a patient on Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist in the 1995 episode "Everybody's Got a Tushy".
- He voiced XR in Buzz Lightyear of Star Command.
- Appeared on Mike & Spike in the episode "Person To Insect" as Coach Marco to Patrick's coach.
- Appeared on Seinfeld in the episode "The Doorman" as the Doorman to Mr. Pitt's residence.
- He had a recurring character on Law & Order as serial wife-murderer Michael Dobson, as well as playing himself in a single episode.
- Appeared on Desperate Housewives' second season 7th episode as Leonard Harper.
- Appeared on a special "Scene Stealers Edition" episode of the Anne Robinson Version of The Weakest Link but was voted off.
- From 2009-2010, starred in 10 Things I Hate About You, reprising his role from the 1999 movie of the same name.
- Appeared on a few episodes of Boston Legal as Edwin Poole.
- Appeared on Burn Notice as Harvey Gunderson in the episode "Comrades" in 2008.
- He voiced himself on the "Larry Miller Hair System" episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
- In May 2010, Game Show Network announced that Miller would host a new comedy game show entitled Late Night Liars. The show premiered on June 10, 2010 and was later on cancelled in early 2011.
- Appeared as a doctor in episode 6 of the 1st season of the Starz original series Gravity.
- Appeared as Stu Tyler on My Wife and Kids (3 episodes)
- Appeared as lawyer Garret Price in Monk (2 episodes)
- He made a voice guest appearance on The Penguins of Madagascar as Clemson in "Right Hand Man", "The Hoboken Surprise" and "King Me".
- Appeared as Eddie Kravitz in season 8's "Palestinian Chicken" episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm.
- Appeared as Larry Diller in season 2's "Camp It Up" episode of Disney Channel's Shake It Up
- Appeared as Principal Fickman in season 1's "Team-a-Rooney" episode of Disney Channel's Liv and Maddie.
- Appeared on Hot in Cleveland as Melanie's creepy dentist in season 5's "Elka Takes a Lover".
- Appeared on Just Shoot Me! as pretentious talk-radio host Emerson Gray in the season 1 episode, "The Assistant."
- Appeared as a teacher on Icarly as Mr. Daviad in season 3 episode 12
- "Larry Miller Biography (1953-)". FilmReference.com. Archived from the original on July 25, 2014. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
- Miller, Larry (2006-12-22). "I'm... dreaming... of a white... Chri -- ummm, holidays". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Archived from the original on October 6, 2010. Retrieved 2006-12-22.
- Allin, Olivia (April 4, 2012). "'10 Things I Hate About You' dad Larry Miller hospitalized". OnTheRedCarpet.com. Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-09.
- Heyman, J.D. (January 8, 2013). "Larry Miller Recovers from Life-Threatening Brain Injury". People. Archived from the original on January 8, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
- "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 (PDF) on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2010-01-12.
- "GSN Launches "Late Night Liars," with Celebri-Puppets by Henson Alternative" (Press release). GSN via The Futon Critic. May 4, 2010. Archived from the original on February 12, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2010.
- Larry Miller's official website
- Larry Miller at the Internet Movie Database
- Website for the Larry Miller Show