Penelope Ann Miller Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Movies and TV Shows

Penelope Ann Miller Biography

Penelope Ann Miller Fully known as Penelope Andrea Miller is an American actress. Ann Miller began her career on Broadway in 1985 in the original production of Biloxi Blues and went on to receive a Tony Award nomination for the 1989 revival of Our Town.

She has starred in several films, mostly in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including Adventures in Babysitting (1987), Biloxi Blues (1988), Big Top Pee-wee (1988), The Freshman (1990), Awakenings (1990), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Other People’s Money (1991), Year of the Comet (1992), and Carlito’s Way (1993), for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. She resumed to Broadway in the 1995 original stage production of On the Waterfront. Some of her other films include a starring role in The Relic (1997) and supporting roles in Chaplin (1992), Along Came a Spider (2001) and The Artist (2011).

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Penelope Ann Miller Age

Miller was born on January 13, 1964, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is 55 years old as of 2019.

Penelope Ann Miller Family

Miller’s mother was an editor of Harper’s Bazaar and a goddaughter of businessman Aristotle Onassis. She has four siblings, Beatrice Miller who is a costume designer and journalist, Mark Miller, a television actor and producer, Marisa Miller who is a film actress and younger sister, Savannah Miller who is a social worker.

Penelope Ann Miller Husband

In 1994, Miller married actor Will Arnett although after one year of marriage they divorced (1995).

On May 28, 2000, she married James Huggins. They have two daughters: Eloisa May, born December 10, 2000, and Maria Adela, born March 23, 2009. On March 14, 2012, Miller filed for legal separation from Huggins after 12 years of marriage but On June 15, 2012, she withdrew her request for separation

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Penelope Ann Miller Career

Her first appearance in theatre came in 1985 when she was cast in the lead (opposite Matthew Broderick) in the Neil Simon play Biloxi Blues. (She would also star with Broderick in the 1988 film version of that play). She played a role in one episode titled “Death and the Lady” of the television series Miami Vice which aired on October 16, 1987, and accepted several other small roles in film and television series. She then went back to Broadway in a revival of Our Town; her portrayal of Emily gained her a Tony award nomination. She then appeared as Pee-wee Herman’s (Paul Reubens) fiancée, Winnie Johnston, in the 1988 release of Big Top Pee-wee. She later played a supporting role in 1989’s “Dead Bang”, a cop thriller starring Don Johnson.

In 1990, she played as Paula in Awakenings, starring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams. She has also appeared in the 1990 movies Downtown, with Anthony Edwards and Forest Whitaker, and Kindergarten Cop, alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, playing a teacher, hiding with her son Dominic from her criminal drug-dealing husband Cullen Crisp (Richard Tyson). She continuously appeared in a number of other theatrical movies, notably as Edna Purviance in Chaplin and with Tim Daly as Margaret “Maggie” Harwood in Peter Yates’ film Year Of The Comet, both in 1992, and the following year she appeared opposite Al Pacino in Carlito’s Way.

Miller co-starred with Marlon Brando (as his daughter) in the 1990s The Freshman, again opposite Matthew Broderick, and with Gregory Peck (as his lawyer and stepdaughter) in 1991’s Other People’s Money. She has also appeared as Margo Lane in The Shadow with Alec Baldwin, as well as in the film Miles from Home which was directed by Gary Sinise. She had the leading role in the big-budget creature feature The Relic (1997) as Dr. Margo Green. In 1998, she portrayed Barbara Henry in Ruby Bridges a made-for-television movie that was made by the Disney company, about Ruby Bridges, the first black student to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. In 2000, Miller played the role of scandalous teacher Mary Kay Letourneau in the TV version of a true story, All-American Girl: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story.

In 2002, Miller starred in the film Dead in a Heartbeat and in a two-part episode of A&E’s series A Nero Wolfe Mystery. In 2005, her film Funny Money was voted the top film 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. Her 2007 comedy Blonde Ambition co-starring Jessica Simpson and Luke Wilson. She also guest-starred as Fran on Desperate Housewives. Also, she appeared in the horror film The Messengers, co-starring Dylan McDermott, and Kristen Stewart. The film was produced by director Sam Raimi’s production company, Ghost House Pictures. In 2011, she portrayed Doris, the wife of protagonist George Valentin (Jean Dujardin), in the Academy Award-winning film The Artist.

After a continuous role on the ABC soap series Mistresses, Miller was cast in 2015 as a regular in the first season of ABC’s drama series American Crime.

Penelope Ann Miller Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to around 4 million dollars.

Penelope Ann Miller Movies

Year Title Role
1987 Hotshot Mary
1987 Adventures in Babysitting Brenda
1988 Biloxi Blues Daisy
1988 Big Top Pee-wee Winnie Johnson
1988 Miles from Home Sally
1989 Dead Bang Linda Kimble
1990 Downtown Lori Mitchell
1990 The Freshman Tina Sabatini
1990 Awakenings Paula
1990 Kindergarten Cop Joyce Palmieri / Rachel Crisp
1991 Other People’s Money Kate Sullivan
1992 Year of the Comet Margaret Harwood
1992 The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag Mrs. Elizabeth Louise “Betty Lou” Perkins
1992 Chaplin Edna Purviance
1993 Carlito’s Way Gail
1994 The Shadow Margo Lane
1997 The Relic Dr. Margo Green
1997 Little City Rebecca
1998 Break Up Grace
1998 Outside Ozona Earlene Demers
1999 Chapter Zero Cassandra
2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous Penelope Ann Miller
2000 Forever Lulu Claire Clifton
2001 Along Came a Spider Elizabeth Rose
2001 Full Disclosure Michelle
2006 Funny Money Carol Perkins
2007 The Messengers Denise Solomon
2007 The Deal Laura Martin
2007 Blonde Ambition Debra
2008 Free Style Jeannette Bryant
2009 Saving Grace B. Jones Bea Bretthorst
2010 Flipped Trina Baker
2011 The Artist Doris Valentin
2011 About Sunny Louise
2013 Saving Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln
2013 Robosapien: Rebooted Joanna Keller
2016 The Birth of a Nation Elizabeth Turner
2016 The Bronx Bull Debbie Forrester
2019 Mrs. Burveltuck & the Children Mrs. Burveltuck
2020 Deep Crack Virginia Indio

Penelope Ann Miller Tv Shows

Ms. Wright (Mary Andrews’ girlfriend)
Criminal Minds
Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
American Crime
Eve Carlin
Elizabeth Grey
Men of a Certain Age
Sonia Tranelli
Jessica Nevins
Desperate Housewives
Fran Ferrara
Rose Whitley
A Minute with Stan Hooper
Molly Hooper
A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Lucy Valdon
The Closer
Erica Hewitt
The Last Don
Nalene De Lena
Morton & Hayes
Great Performances
Emily Webb
St. Elsewhere
The Popcorn Kid
Gwen Stottlemeyer
Miami Vice
Jill Ryder
Family Ties
The Facts of Life
Kristen Morgan
Tales from the Darkside


Penelope Ann Miller Awards

  • 3rd Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1991
  • 51st Golden Globe Awards 1994
  • 21st Saturn Awards 1995
  • 23rd Saturn Awards 1997
  • 2nd Hollywood Film Awards 1998
  • 1st DVD Exclusive Awards 2001
  • 10th Gold Derby Awards 2012
  • 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012
  • 20th Satellite Awards 2016

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