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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 11 September 1927Hollywood, California, USA
Date of Death 12 April 2007Parowan, Utah, USA  (emphysema)
Birth NameRobert Jenning Miles Jr.
Height 5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bob Miles was born on September 11, 1927 in Hollywood, California, USA as Robert Jenning Miles Jr. He is known for his work on Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), Bonanza (1959) and Promised Land (1987). He was married to Yvette Pauquet and Vera Miles. He died on April 12, 2007 in Parowan, Utah, USA.

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Yvette Pauquet (18 August 1971 - 12 April 2007) (his death)
Vera Miles (November 1948 - 1954) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Father, with Vera Miles, of daughters Debra Miles (born in 1950) and Kelley Miles (born in 1952).
Father-in-law of Gabe Essoe.
Raised in Utah and came to California in the late 40s where he met and married actress Vera Miles in 1948. Began as a stuntman in the early 50s. Vera kept her surname of Miles after their divorce in 1954.
Worked as a driver for Howard Hughes for several years.
Joined the cast of Bonanza (1959) in 1959 where he appeared in small roles and often worked as Michael Landon's stunt double. His sturdy athletics were also popular on the Star Trek (1966) and The Wild Wild West (1965) sets.
Retired in the early 1990s.

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