HomeCelebrity NewsMark Miller from ‘Please Don’t Eat the Daisies’ died aged 97

Mark Miller from ‘Please Don’t Eat the Daisies’ died aged 97

The American stage and television actor and star of Former “” and other popular sitcoms, , died aged 97.

Mark Miller’s daughter confirmed the death

His death was confirmed by his daughter Penelope Ann Miller on  

“My Papa’s beautiful soul left this earth 9/9/2022. He loved deeply & was loved by all who knew him. He touched many lives.”

“He was funny, fun, & always creating,” continued The Artist star. “He cherished this life and saw the glass half full! I was blessed to call him my dad.”

On September 9, he passed away in his sleep in Santa Monica. In the Soap Opera Days of Our Lives,” Mark Miller appeared in the drama for 17 episodes from 1975 to 1976, his role as J.R. Barnett. 

Mark Miller’s popular sitcoms

He then starred in another NBC sitcom, Please Don’t Eat the Daisies,” from 1965 to 1967. This soap opera lasted two seasons with 58 episodes where Miller starred as a college professor Jim Nash.

His other TV debuts include Guestward Ho!, the college-set soap Bright Promise in 1970, and two episodes of General Hospital in 1965.

Mark Miller made special appearances in I Spy, The Andy Griffith Show, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Patty Duke Show, The Twilight Zone, That Girl, Adam 12, Cannon, Emergency!, Barnaby Jones, Kung Fu, The Waltons, Marcus Welby and The Streets of San Francisco between 1960 to 1970. 

Mark Miller’s life on the big screen

Later went on to the big screen and starred in movies like Blonde in Bondage, The Hook, Youngblood Hawke, , Mr. Sycamore, Ginger in the Morning, and .

In the 1982 film Smiles, Miller also created and starred. Savannah Smiles, a 1982 film, was written and starred in by Miller. According to Deadline, the youngest daughter Savannah served as inspiration for the film, which starred two of his kids.

After saying goodbye to his acting career, he stepped onto the big screen as one of the screenwriters for the romance film ,” which starred in the main role.

Mark Miller and his old age

In his old age, Mark Miller shifted to New Mexico in the 90s, moved back to California, and created . At the time of his death, he was working on a remake of Savannah Smiles.

The actor is now survived by his four children and six grandchildren, who were married and

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