Lee Miller

Lee Miller

Date of passing: 
August 07, 2018

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Lee Miller was a producer, director, associate producer and more for a variety of television series, specials, sitcoms and made-for-television movies.

His vast credits include such television events as the Oscar, Emmy and Tony awards telecasts; CBS 50th Anniversary; 20 Jerry Lewis MDA telethons; the first Special Olympics opening ceremony; the People’s Choice Awards, Cable Ace Awards; Intimate Portrait; plus specials starring Cher, Doris Day, Garth Brooks, Mitzi Gaynor, Raquel Welch and Pam Tillis.

Miller’s film credits include The Missiles of October, Sandcastles, A Guide for the Married Woman, Seizure: The Kathy Morris Story, The Man in the Santa Claus Suit, A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, A Fine Romance and Lifestories.

Miller has also served as co-executive producer of five Creative Arts Emmy Awards shows, and he produced the 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2011 Television Academy Hall of Fame Induction galas. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s drama school, Miller served as a Television Academy governor from 1995-1999 and 2004-2008, treasurer from 1997 to 2001 and has served on the Television Academy Foundation Board. He was a member of the Directors Guild of America, as well as the Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors.

Miller died August 7, 2018.

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  • Television Academy Governor Bob Boden and Lee Miller are seen at the 2017 Emmy Awards' Directors Nominee Reception presented by The Television Academy at the Directors Guild of America on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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  • Julie Gelfand and Lee Miller at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.

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  • Directors Nominee Reception 2013. (L-R) Bruce Rosenblum, Louis J. Horvitz, Robert Trachtenberg, Paris Barclay, Lesli Linka Glatter, Gail Mancuso, Garth Davis, Lee Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Steven Levitan, Nominee Reception
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