Sam Miller

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Sam Miller
Born (1962-09-28) 28 September 1962 (age 54)
Saxmundham, Suffolk, England, UK
Occupation Television and film director
Film producer

Sam Miller is an English television director. He is best known for his work on the BBC television dramas Cardiac Arrest, This Life and Luther.[1] He works with London-based production company Mustard Film Company. He is father of the actor William Miller, who played Oliver Twist in the 2007 television adaptation.

In 2012, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special for Luther.[2]


As a director[edit]

Year Title Notes
1995 Cardiac Arrest TV series
1996 King Girl Film for Screen 2
This Life TV series - originating director
1997 King Leek TV pilot
1998 Among Giants Feature
Elephant Juice Feature
2003–2009 Spooks 6 episodes of TV series
2004 Murder City TV
Quite Ugly One Morning TV film
2005 The Quatermass Experiment 'Live' TV film
2006 Tripping Over TV series (episodes 1–3)
Krakatoa - The Last Days TV film
2010 Single Father TV series
2010–2015 Luther 10 episodes of TV series
2012 Good Cop TV series (episodes 1 and 2)
2014 No Good Deed Theatrical film
2015 Fortitude TV series (episodes 1 and 2)

As an actor[edit]

  • The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988) (TV) .... Air Reconnaissance Officer
  • Murder East - Murder West (1990) (TV) .... Christian
  • The Bill (TV) Sgt. John Maitland 1990-1993
  • Fergie & Andrew: Behind the Palace Doors (1992) (TV) .... Prince Andrew, Duke of York
  • Krakatoa: The Last Days (2006) - Narrator

As a producer[edit]

  • Elephant Juice (1999) (co-producer)[3]