Thomas L. Miller, a prolific TV producer identified for such hits as Plump House, Family Matters, Chuffed Days, and quite quite a bit of more, died Sunday due to issues from heart disease. He used to be 79.
“Thomas Miller used to be born to entertain, infused with irrepressible ardour and cherish for bringing joy to others through his life’s work. And what a skill plight he possessed. He used to be exact now a thoughtful and tasteful executive, an especially talented author, and a highly successful producer whose many hit sequence will reside prolonged within the collective memory of fans everywhere in the arena,” Warner Bros. Television Neighborhood, which dispensed many of Miller’s iconic exhibits, talked about in an announcement. “All people at Warner Bros. Television Neighborhood and the Fuller House household will omit him deeply, and we ship our pick to his longtime companion Bob Boyett and to the Miller household.”
Born August 31, 1940, in Milwaukee, Miller moved to Los Angeles in 1962 to pursue a profession in movie and tv. He bought his commence working as a dialogue coach for legendary filmmaker Billy Wilder, and the two remained friends till Wilder’s loss of life in 2002. Miller went on to work in TV vogue at 20th Century Fox, the set he co-created the sitcom Nanny and the Professor, and at Paramount, earlier than leaving to became a producer.
In 1969, Miller and ancient movie editor Edward Okay. Milkis co-founded Miller-Milkis Productions, which developed the hit exhibits Chuffed Days, Mork & Mindy, and Laverne & Shirley with Garry Marshall. Miller then teamed with Robert L. Boyett, who would became his non-public and skilled companion for 40 years, to form Miller/Boyett Productions. The production firm plight up a tackle Lorimar Television (later got by Warner Bros.) grew to became the pressure within the succor of great of ABC’s TGIF lineup within the 1990s, with such exhibits as Plump House, Family Matters, and Finest Strangers. Miller and Boyett later returned to perform the Plump House reboot Fuller House for Warner Bros. and Netflix.
Miller moved to Unusual York City in 2000 to launch a recent profession as a theater producer, successful a Tony Award for Most keen Play for Battle Horse in 2011. His other Broadway credit contain the Tony-nominated Tootsie, Hillary and Clinton, and the upcoming revival of Company. Miller relocated to Connecticut in 2007, the set he lived with Boyett (and their four boxer dogs) till his loss of life.
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