Penelope Ann Miller Biography (1964-)

Full name, Penelope Andrea Miller; born January 13, 1964, in Los Angeles, CA;daughter of Mark (an actor and filmmaker) and Beatrice (a journalist; maidenname, Ammidown) Miller; married William Emerson Arnett (an actor), 1994 (divorced, 1995); married James Huggins (an investment counselor), May 28, 2000;children: Eloise. Addresses: Agent: Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Manager: Gilbertson-Kincaid Management, 1330 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.; Publicist: CeCe Yorke, PYR PR, 139 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 230, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
January 13, 1964
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Brenda, Adventures in Babysitting (also known as A Night on theTown), Buena Vista, 1987
  • (As Penelope Miller) Mary, Hotshot (also known as El rey del futbol), 1987
  • Winnie, Big Top Pee-Wee, Paramount, 1988
  • Daisy, Biloxi Blues (also known as Neil Simon's Biloxi Blues), Universal, 1988
  • Sally, Miles from Home (also known as Farm of the Year), Cinecom, 1988
  • Linda, Dead Bang, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Paula, Awakenings, Columbia, 1990
  • Lori Mitchell, Downtown, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Joyce Palmieri/Rachel Crisp, Kindergarten Cop, Universal, 1990
  • Flashback, Paramount, 1990
  • Tina Sabatini, The Freshman, TriStar, 1990
  • Kate Sullivan, Other People's Money (also known as Riqueza ajena), Warner Bros., 1991
  • Edna Purviance, Chaplin (also known as Charlot), TriStar, 1992
  • Betty Lou Perkins, The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, Buena Vista, 1992
  • Maggie Harwood, Year of the Comet, Columbia, 1992
  • Gail, Carlito's Way, Universal, 1993
  • Margo Lane, The Shadow (also known as Shadow and the Curse of Khan), Universal, 1994
  • Dr. Margo Green, The Relic (also known as Das Relikt), Paramount, 1997
  • Rebecca, Little City, Miramax, 1998
  • Earlene Demers, Outside Ozona, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998
  • Grace, Break Up, Ascot Video, 1998
  • Cassandra, Chapter Zero, Arama Entertainment, 1999
  • (Uncredited cameo appearance) Famous (also known as Lisa PicardIs Famous), First Look, 2000
  • Claire Clifton, Forever Lulu (also known as Along for the Ride), Artisan, 2000
  • The Making of "Along Came a Spider," Paramount, 2001
  • Elizabeth Rose, Along Came a Spider (also known as Im Netz derSpinne), Paramount, 2001
  • Michelle, Full Disclosure, 2001
  • Harriet, Carry Me Home, Showtime, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Tina, "The Closed Set," Great Performances, PBS, 1988
  • Emily Webb, "Our Town," Great Performances, PBS, 1989
  • The Hollywood Christmas Parade, 1990
  • Presenter, The Movie Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Presenter, The 15th Annual CableACE Awards, 1994
  • Presenter, The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, CBS, 1995
  • Mary Hatch, Merry Christmas George Bailey, PBS, 1997
  • Interviewee, Arnold Schwarzenegger: Hollywood Hero, 1999
  • Series
  • Gwen Stottlemeyer, The Popcorn Kid, CBS, 1987
  • Erica Hewitt, The Closer, CBS, 1998
  • Molly Hooper, Minute with Stan Hooper, Fox, 2003
  • Miniseries
  • Nalene Jessup, Mario Puzo's The Last Don (also known as The Last Don), CBS, 1997
  • I Love the `80s Strike Back (documentary), VH1, 2003
  • Movies
  • Kim Hudson, Witch Hunt, HBO, 1994
  • Garnet Hadley, The Hired Heart (also known as Sweetwater Redemption), Lifetime, 1997
  • Barbara Henry, Ruby Bridges, ABC, 1998
  • Lilah Bloom, Rhapsody in Bloom, Starz!, 1998
  • Barbara Cousins, Rocky Marciano, Showtime, 1999
  • Title role, The Mary Kay Letourneau Story: All-American Girl, USANetwork, 2000
  • Laura Chadwick, Killing Moon, 2000
  • Meredith, Dodson's Journey, CBS, 2001
  • Zane Douglas, A Woman's a Helluva Thing, 2001
  • Dr. Gillian Hayes, Dead in a Heartbeat, TBS, 2002
  • Kathy Clifson, Scared Silent, Lifetime, 2002
  • Donna Hanover, Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (also known as Rudy's Wars), USA Network, 2003
  • Pauline Snider, Thanksgiving Family Reunion (also known as National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion), TBS, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Victoria, Queens, CBS, 1997
  • Episodic
  • Joyce, "Mallory Woo'd by Poetry Prof," Family Ties, NBC, 1982
  • Nancy O'Hara, The Guiding Light, CBS, 1984
  • Lee Melton, As the World Turns, CBS, 1984
  • (As Penelope Miller) Keena, "Ring around the Redhead," Tales from theDarkside, 1985
  • Kristen Morgan, "The Greek Connection," The Facts of Life, 1987
  • Jill Ryder, "Death and the Lady," Miami Vice, NBC, 1987
  • Joyce, "Higher Love," Family Ties, NBC, 1987
  • Laurel, "Ewe Can't Go Home Again," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1987
  • Late Night with David Letterman, 1990-1995, 1997, and 1998
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1991
  • Jody, "The Bride of Mummula," Morton & Hayes, 1991
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1997
  • Lucy Valdon, "Motherhunt: Parts 1 & 2," A Nero Wolfe Mystery,Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Dinner for Five, 2003
  • The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • (As Penelope Miller) Jody, Quilters, Arizona Theatre Company, 1983-1984
  • Meredith, The People from Work, Herbert Berghof Playhouse, New York City, 1984
  • Daisy Hannigan, Biloxi Blues, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1984,then Broadway debut, Neil Simon Theatre, 1985-1986
  • Ruth, Moonchildren, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Emily Webb, Our Town, Lincoln Center Theatre, New York City, 1988,then Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1988-1989
  • Edie Doyle, On the Waterfront, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1995

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Interview, December, 1988, p. 50
    • Parade, January 20, 2002, p. 18
    • Premiere, March, 1990, p. 49; September, 1991, p. 70
    • TV Guide, January 15, 2000, pp. 30-34

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