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Penelope Ann Miller

Miller left her native Los Angeles, when she was age 18, and moved to New York, where she studied acting at HB Studios under Herbert Berghof. Two years later, Miller got her big break on Broadway, when she originated the role of "Daisy Hanningan" in Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning play, "Biloxi Blues". Later, she would reprise her role in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 American Dresser (filming)
 2013-2014 Mistresses (TV Series)
Elizabeth Grey
- Boundaries (2014) ... Elizabeth Grey
- I Choose You (2013) ... Elizabeth Grey
- When One Door Closes... (2013) ... Elizabeth Grey
- Full Disclosure (2013) ... Elizabeth Grey
- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (2013) ... Elizabeth Grey
 2013 Robosapien: Rebooted
 2011 About Sunny
 2009-2011 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series)
Sonia Tranelli
- The Pickup (2011) ... Sonia Tranelli
- The Great Escape (2011) ... Sonia Tranelli
- The Bad Guy (2010) ... Sonia Tranelli
- Back in the Sh*t (2010) ... Sonia Tranelli
- How to Be an All-Star (2010) ... Sonia Tranelli
 2011/I The Artist
 2010/I Flipped
Trina Baker
 2009 Saving Grace B. Jones
Bea Bretthorst
 2008 Free Style
Jeannette Bryant
 2008 The Deadliest Lesson (TV Movie)
 2007/II The Deal
Laura Martin
 2006 Funny Money
Carol Perkins
 2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Fran Ferrara
- Coming Home (2005) ... Fran Ferrara
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Rose Whitley
- What You See Is What You See (2005) ... Rose Whitley
 2005 Personal Effects (TV Movie)
Bonnie Locke
 2004 Carry Me Home (TV Movie)
 2003-2004 A Minute with Stan Hooper (TV Series)
Molly Hooper
- Dead Family Robinson (2004) ... Molly Hooper
- Stan's Best Friend (2004) ... Molly Hooper
- Good Golly, Miss Molly (2004) ... Molly Hooper
- Stan's Biggest Fan (2004) ... Molly Hooper
- The Good Doctor (2003) ... Molly Hooper
 2003 Thanksgiving Family Reunion (TV Movie)
Pauline Snider
 2002 Scared Silent (TV Movie)
Kathy Clifson
 2002 A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV Series)
Lucy Valdon
- Motherhunt: Part 2 (2002) ... Lucy Valdon
- Motherhunt: Part 1 (2002) ... Lucy Valdon
 2001 A Woman's a Helluva Thing (TV Movie)
Zane Douglas
 2001 Full Disclosure (Video)
 2001 Dodson's Journey (TV Movie)
Meredith Dodson
 2000 Forever Lulu
Claire Clifton
 2000 Killing Moon (TV Movie)
Laura Chadwick
 2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
Penelope Ann Miller
 1999 Chapter Zero
 1999 Rocky Marciano (TV Movie)
Barbara Cousins
 1998-1999 The Closer (TV Series)
Erica Hewitt
- The Closure (1999) ... Erica Hewitt
- Dobbs Takes a Holiday (1998) ... Erica Hewitt
- Deep Game (1998) ... Erica Hewitt
- Morality Bites (1998) ... Erica Hewitt
- Pilot (1998) ... Erica Hewitt
 1998 Outside Ozona
Earlene Demers
 1998 Break Up
 1998 Ruby Bridges (TV Movie)
Barbara Henry
 1998 Rhapsody in Bloom (TV Movie)
Lilah Bloom
 1997 The Last Don (TV Mini-Series)
Nalene De Lena
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Nalene De Lena
 1997 The Hired Heart (TV Movie)
Garnet Hadley
 1997 Little City
 1994 Witch Hunt (TV Movie)
Kim Hudson
 1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
Mrs. Elizabeth Louise 'Betty Lou' Perkins
 1992 Year of the Comet
Margaret Harwood
 1991 Morton & Hayes (TV Series)
- The Bride of Mummula (1991) ... Jody
 1990 Awakenings
 1990 Downtown
Lori Mitchell
 1989 Dead Bang
 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
Emily Webb
- Our Town (1989) ... Emily Webb
 1988 Miles from Home
 1988 Biloxi Blues
 1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- Ewe Can't Go Home Again (1987) ... Laurel
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Jill Ryder
- Death and the Lady (1987) ... Jill Ryder
 1987 The Popcorn Kid (TV Series)
Gwen Stottlemeyer
- A Car, a House, a Mouse and a Louse (1987) ... Gwen Stottlemeyer
- A Day in the Life of Ed Asner (1987) ... Gwen Stottlemeyer
- The Break-Up (1987) ... Gwen Stottlemeyer
- Career Day (1987) ... Gwen Stottlemeyer
- There She Is, Vic Damone (1987) ... Gwen Stottlemeyer
 1987 Family Ties (TV Series)
- Higher Love (1987) ... Joyce
 1987 Hotshot
Mary (as Penelope Miller)
 1987 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Kristen Morgan
- The Greek Connection (1987) ... Kristen Morgan
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
- Ring Around the Redhead (1985) ... Keena (as Penelope Miller)
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On the Waterfront (1995). Drama. Written by Budd Schulberg and Stanley H. Silverman. Incidental music by David Amram. Directed by Adrian Hall. Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 1 May 1995- 7 May 1995 (8 performances + 16 previews that began on 12 Apr 1995). Cast: Kevin Conway (as "Johnny Friendly"), Ron Eldard (as "Terry Malloy"), ... See more »

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Penelope Miller


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[on her romance with Al Pacino while filming of Carlito's Way (1993)] It's not a secret and I'm not ashamed of it. Al is a very passionate person, and he brought out a certain womanliness, a sexuality, a passion in me. I think I always knew I had it in me, but he brought out a real fire. [We were worried about] upsetting the atmosphere on the set. We really wanted to keep the relationship ... See more »


Sister-in-law of John Huggins and Thomas Huggins, older brothers of her husband. See more »

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