Mel Miller (comedian)
|Born||14 October 1943|
|Notable works and roles||
Biltong and Potroast (1976)
Joe Parker's Comedy Express
With friend Mel Green, Mel Miller began his career in 1963 as the comedy duo Mel and Mel. He also worked as a radio actor on the programmes Jet Jungle, The World of Hammond Innes, Marriage Lines and Squad Cars for Springbok Radio.
With the launch of television in South Africa in 1976, Miller became famous for his appearance in the comedy Biltong and Potroast. In addition, he has since appeared on The Everywhere Express, Us Animals and Punchline.
In 1985, Miller was arrested by the South African Security Police for his anti-government sentiment, and afterward withdrew from the limelight until being convinced to return to public performance by Joe Parker in 1990.
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