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Dick Miller dies by Jennie Kermode - 2019-01-31 12:05:16

Dick Miller in Gremlins

The much-loved character actor Dick Miller has passed away at the age of 90, it emerged last night. Celebrated for his work in Gremlins and Gremlins 2, he also appeared in cult favourites like The Terminator and Small Soldiers.

Miller began his career in B-movies including Apache Woman and It Conquered The World before making his breakthrough as troubled sculptor Walter Paisley in A Bucket Of Blood. The name stuck and he went on to play different versions of the Paisley character, with different occupations, in several films down the years, including a notable turn in The Howling. He had a long association with Bucket director Roger Corman which included an appearance in the original The Little Shop Of Horrors.

Also active on the small screen, Miller had a long-running role in Fame, made memorable appearances in Police Squad!, The Virginian and Star Trek:...

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