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Elaine Miles


Elaine Miles was born on April 7, 1960 in Pendleton, Oregon, USA. She is an actress, known for Northern Exposure (1990), Smoke Signals (1998) and Mad Love (1995). See full bio »

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Known For

Northern Exposure
Northern Exposure Marilyn Whirlwind / Marilyn
(1990-1995)
Smoke Signals
(1998)
Mad Love
Mad Love Housekeeper
(1995)
Wyvern
Wyvern Deputy Barnes
(2009)

Filmography

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 2015 Fishing Naked
Louise 'Grandma' Ottertale
 2014 Four Quarters
Mrs. Burke
 2012 By the Salish Sea (Short)
Voice of Salish Woman (voice)
 2012 Universal VIP (Short)
N'ah
 2009 Wyvern (TV Movie)
Deputy Barnes
 2007 Tortilla Heaven
Caridad
 2002 Skins
Rondella Roubaix
 1998 Scattering Dad (TV Movie)
 1996 Pandora's Clock (TV Mini-Series)
Housekeeper
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Housekeeper
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Housekeeper
 1996 The Rez (TV Series)
Mad Etta (season 2)
 1990-1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Marilyn Whirlwind / Marilyn
- Ursa Minor (1995) ... Marilyn Whirlwind (credit only)
- Balls (1995) ... Marilyn Whirlwind (credit only)
 1995 Mad Love
Housekeeper
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 1993 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Mystery of the Old Curio Shop (1993) ... (performer: "The Owl of Sleep" - uncredited)
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 2008 Fry Bread Babes (Documentary short)
 2003 Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American (TV Movie documentary)
Herself (from Smoke Signals (1998))
 1994 Bill Nye, the Science Guy (TV Series documentary)
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Trivia:

Accompanied her mother, Armenia Miles, to an audition for Northern Exposure (1990). Armenia went in to read for the part of "Marilyn." The show's casting agents saw Elaine in the waiting room and asked her to audition. From that reading, they gave her the part and cast her mother in the role of "Mrs. Anku." Subsequently, Armenia Miles was recast as "Mrs. Whirlwind" (Marilyn's mother). See more »

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