- Penelope Ann Miller
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Los Angeles, California
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James Huggins (2000–present)
Penelope Ann Miller (
January 13 1964), sometimes credited as Penelope Miller, is an American actress. She starred in several major Hollywoodfilms during the 1990s, and has continued appearing in supporting roles in both film and television.
Miller was born Penelope Andrea Miller in
Los Angeles, California, the middle daughter of Beatrice (née Ammidown), a costume designer, publicist, and journalist, and Mark Miller, a television actor and producer; [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/17/Penelope-Ann-Miller.html Penelope Ann Miller Biography (1964-) ] ] Miller's mother was the goddaughter of Aristotle Onassis, and also edited " Harper's Bazaar". [ [http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800012963/bio Penelope Ann Miller Biography - Yahoo! Movies ] ] Penelope has two sisters, Marisa and Savannah. She moved to New York Cityto study theaterafter graduating from high school.
In 1994, she married actor
Will Arnett; they divorced in 1995. In 2000, she married James Huggins and had her first child, Eloisa May.
Miller's film debut came in 1987 in "
Adventures in Babysitting", while in 1988 her Broadway stage role as Emily in " Our Town" garnered her a Tony awardnomination.
At the same time she appeared in an episode of the TV series
Miami Vice("Death and The Lady"). In 1990, she played Paula in the Oscar-nominated film " Awakenings," starring Robert De Niroand Robin Williams. She also played in the 1990 movie "Downtown" with Anthony Edwardsand Forest Whitaker. She subsequently appeared in a number of other theatrical movies, notably as Edna Purviance in "Chaplin" in 1992 and with Al Pacinoin " Carlito's Way" in 1993. Directed by Brian DePalmain that film, Miller shattered her wholesome screen image by playing a stripper and appearing nude in several scenes.
Miller co-starred with
Marlon Brando(as his daughter) in 1990's "The Freshman" and with Gregory Peck(as his lawyer) in 1991's " Other People's Money". She also appeared in " Kindergarten Cop" starring Arnold Schwarzeneggerand " The Shadow" with Alec Baldwin, as well as in the Gary Sinise-directed film " Miles from Home".
The actress had the leading role in the big-budget creature feature "The Relic" (1997) as Dr. Margo Green. In 2000, she played scandalous teacher
Mary Kay Letourneauin the TV version of a true story, "".
In 2002, Miller made the film "
Dead in a Heartbeat" and starred in a two-part episode of the A&E channel's series " A Nero Wolfe Mystery". Her 2005 movie " Funny Money" was voted the top movie of the Sarasota Film Festival. She appeared in the Fox series " Vanished" for six episodes, playing the ex-wife of a U.S. senator whose wife has mysteriously disappeared, and will appear in the upcoming film " Blonde Ambition." She also guest-starred as Fran on " Desperate Housewives".
Miller recently appeared in the horror film "
The Messengers", co-starring Dylan McDermottand Kristen Stewart. The film was produced in part by director Sam Raimi's production company, Ghost House Pictures.
She enjoys sport. She has long been involved with
Judoand has competed in championships (one of her opponents being the 1996 and 2000 Olympics medalist Gella Vandecaveye).
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