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Julius Sumner Miller (1909–1987)

Julius Sumner Miller was born on May 17, 1909 in Billerica, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Hilarious House of Frightenstein (1971), Why Is It So? (1963) and Demonstrations in Physics (1969). He was married to Alice Brown. He died on April 14, 1987 in San Jose, California, USA. See full bio »

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Why Is It So?
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 1971 The Hilarious House of Frightenstein (TV Series)
The Professor
- Episode #1.99 (1971) ... The Professor
- Episode #1.98 (1971) ... The Professor
- Episode #1.97 (1971) ... The Professor
- Episode #1.96 (1971) ... The Professor
- Episode #1.95 (1971) ... The Professor
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 1963 Why Is It So? (TV Series) (writer)
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 1974-1978 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Psysicist / Himself - Professor
- Episode #16.86 (1978) ... Himself - Psysicist
- Episode #13.14 (1974) ... Himself - Professor
 1970-1972 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode #11.211 (1972) ... Himself (as Professor Julius Sumner Miller)
- Episode #10.270 (1971) ... Himself
- Episode #10.269 (1971) ... Himself
- Episode #9.295 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 The Virginia Graham Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 October 1970 (1970) ... Himself
 1969 Della (TV Series)
- Episode #1.109 (1969) ... Himself
 1969 The Linkletter Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 July 1969 (1969) ... Himself
 1969 Demonstrations in Physics (TV Series documentary)
Julius Sumner Miller
 1963-1964 The Steve Allen Playhouse (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 October 1964 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode dated 28 April 1963 (1963) ... Himself
 1964 The New Steve Allen Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 January 1964 (1964) ... Himself
 1963 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... Himself
 1963 Why Is It So? (TV Series)
Himself (as Professor Julius Sumner Miller)
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 2014 Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series documentary)
The Professor
- Hilarious House of Frightenstein (2014) ... The Professor
 1995 The Mickey Mouse Club Story (TV Special documentary)

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Professor Julius Sumner Miller

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Personal Quote:

We are approaching a darkness in the land. Boys and girls are emerging from every level of school with certificates and degrees, but they can't read, write or calculate. We don't have academic honesty or intellectual rigor. Schools have abandoned integrity and rigor.


During the 1980s Miller appeared in a famous series of Australian television commercials for Cadbury chocolate, using his stock phrase "Why is it so?", demonstrating a simple scientific principle, and describing how each block of chocolate "embraces substantial nourishment and enjoyment," and contained "a glass and a half of full-cream dairy milk." The ads were sufficiently popular to be played ... See more »

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