Linda Miller (actress)

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Linda Miller
Born Linda Mae Gleason
(1942-09-16) September 16, 1942 (age 74)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1967–present
Spouse(s) Jason Miller (m. 1963; div. 1973)
Children Jason Patric
Parent(s) Jackie Gleason
Genevieve Halford

Linda Mae Miller (née Gleason; born September 16, 1942) is an American film and television actress and the daughter of actor Jackie Gleason.

Career[edit]

Miller was nominated for a Tony Award in 1975 as best supporting actress for her role in the Broadway play "Black Picture Show."[1] She had a regular role in the 1983 TV series The Mississippi,[2] and her film credits include roles in One Summer Love (1976), Alice, Sweet Alice (1976), An Unmarried Woman (1978), Night of the Juggler (1980) and 2 Little, 2 Late (1999). She also played Ann Beaulieu in the 1988 television movie Elvis and Me.

She is often confused with another actress with the same name, who appeared in the 1967 film King Kong Escapes. The other Linda Miller was an American model living in Japan prior to acting in films.

Personal life[edit]

Miller is the daughter of Genevieve Halford and actor and comedian Jackie Gleason, and the mother of actor Jason Patric.[3] Her husband was the playwright/actor Jason Miller.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1967 Strange Rampage Janis Payne
1976 One Summer Love Willa
1976 Alice, Sweet Alice Catherine Spages
1978 Unmarried Woman, AnAn Unmarried Woman Jeannette
1980 Night of the Juggler Barbara Boyd
1989 Private Debts Rhetta Francis Short
1990 Dark Romances Vol. 2 Marley's Mother Video
1999 2 Little, 2 Late Molly White
2000 Claim, TheThe Claim Tobacco Chippie #2
2009 17 Again Female Janitor

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1977 Special Treat Mrs. Burke "A Little Bit Different"
1977 Husbands and Wives Helene Cutter TV film
1980 Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris Lili Connought TV film
1983-84 Mississippi, TheThe Mississippi Stella McMullen Main role
1985 Highway to Heaven Carol Fowler "The Secret"
1986 It's a Living Gloria Beebe "Nancy's Sister"
1987 Houston Knights "Mirrors"
1987 Mr. President "The Magnetic Presidency"
1988 Ohara Sarah Dillon "The Light Around the Body"
1988 Elvis and Me Ann Beaulieu TV film
1989 Freddy's Nightmares Cathy Jennings "Dream Come True"
1991 Equal Justice Judith "Do the Wrong Thing"
2000 Law & Order Jury Foreperson "Standoff"
2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Off. Douglas "Tuxedo Hill"
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Det. Morris "Undaunted Mettle"
2005 Black Tie Nights Candy's Boss "Dutch Treat"
2006 Conviction Foreperson "Downhill"
2008-09 3Way Frankie "Friday Night Dykes", "LadyCops: Brotherly Love"
2009 Law & Order Sergeant "Great Satan"
2014 Too Many Cooks Veronica Van Cook TV short

References[edit]

  1. ^ "96 Candidates Picked for Tony Awards", Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 27 March 1975, retrieved 2010-02-03
  2. ^ a b Erickson, Hal Linda Miller profile, Allmovie.com; retrieved 2010-02-03.
  3. ^ Cedrone, Lou (1992) "Patric an articulate actor, until you ask about Julia", Kitchener-Waterloo Record, January 8, 1992, retrieved 2010-02-03

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