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Robert Ellis Miller


Born - 18 July 1932, New York City, USA
Died - 27 January 2017

Bespectacled, fluffy-haired American director, mainly on TV and at his best in the 1960s when his film career looked promising. After almost 10 years directing TV series, he moved into cinema: Any Wednesday/Bachelor Girl Apartment (1966), the award-winning The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968), The Buttercup Chain (1970), Big Truck and Sister Clare/Big Mack and Poor Clare (1972), The Girl from Petrovka (1974), The Baltimore Bullet (1980), Reuben, Reuben (1983), Hawks (1988), Brenda Starr (1989) and Bed & Breakfast (1991). His last work was a TV movie, The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue in 1996. His wife, actress and documentarian Pola Miller, died in 2015.