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John 'Skins' Miller (1890–1956)

John 'Skins' Miller was born on November 6, 1890 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Men of San Quentin (1942), The Time of Your Life (1948) and Heritage of the Desert (1939). He died on July 15, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Men of San Quentin Convict Skins Miller
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 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Retired Actors Home Magician
- The Actors' Home (1953) ... Retired Actors Home Magician (uncredited)
 1952 Just This Once
Mr. Burke (uncredited)
 1952 Scandal Sheet
Barfly (uncredited)
 1951 Valley of Fire
Drunk Miner (uncredited)
 1951 The Raging Tide
Houlihan (uncredited)
 1951 Here Comes the Groom
Drunken Sailor on Stairs / Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1951 Night Into Morning
Drunk (uncredited)
 1951 The Lemon Drop Kid
The Drunk (uncredited)
 1950 Mr. Music
Stage Manager / Party Guest (uncredited)
 1950 The Milkman
Harry (uncredited)
 1950 Sunset Blvd.
Hog-eye - Electrician (uncredited)
 1950 The Men
Mr. Doolin (as John Miller)
 1950 Riding High
Spectator (uncredited)
 1950 Wabash Avenue
Drunk (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Man with Burro (uncredited)
 1949 All the King's Men
Drunk at Football Game (uncredited)
 1949 Roseanna McCoy
Barker (uncredited)
 1949 Top o' the Morning
 1949 Any Number Can Play
Willie (uncredited)
 1949 Sorrowful Jones
Head Telephone Man (uncredited)
 1949 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Skins / Idiot #1 (uncredited)
 1949 Criss Cross
Midget (as John Skins Miller)
 1948 The Paleface
Bellhop (uncredited)
 1948 Belle Starr's Daughter
Clem (uncredited)
 1948 The Time of Your Life
A Tippler
 1948 The Emperor Waltz
Tyrolean Man (uncredited)
 1947 Road to Rio
Dancer (uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
Kassel (uncredited)
 1947 The Perils of Pauline
Drawing Room Set Cameraman (uncredited)
 1947 Welcome Stranger
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Sousaphonist (uncredited)
 1944 Fun Time (Short)
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain
Cross-Eyed Man (uncredited)
 1944 The Navy Way
Recruit Pop Lacy
 1944 Lucky Cowboy (Short)
Rancher (uncredited)
 1943 Minesweeper
Bindlestiff in Boxcar (uncredited)
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
First Tramp (as John Miller)
 1943 Dixie
Minstrel (uncredited)
 1943 Coney Island
Drunken Bricklayer (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Street
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Horse Race Official (uncredited)
 1942 Men of San Quentin
Convict Skins Miller
 1942 My Gal Sal
Charlie (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil Pays Off
Flop-House Night Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 Birth of the Blues
Skinny Man in Cafe (uncredited)
 1941 Private Nurse
Attendant (uncredited)
 1941 Sun Valley Serenade
Sleigh Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Tobacco Road
Auto Dealer's Mechanic (uncredited)
 1940 Texas Rangers Ride Again
Station Attendant (uncredited)
 1940 Three Men from Texas
Herman - Bank Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Golden Gloves
Carpenter (uncredited)
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Man in Hideout (uncredited)
 1940 Murder in the Air
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1940 King of the Lumberjacks
'Cooky', the Camp Cook
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Carpenter (uncredited)
 1939 The Great Victor Herbert
Clog Dancer (uncredited)
 1939 The Return of Doctor X
Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)
 1939 Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite
San Francisco Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1939 Heritage of the Desert
John Twerk
 1938 The Last Express
Eddie Miller (as John Miller)
 1938 Blockade
Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 Kentucky Moonshine
Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 Radio City Revels
Mr.Sampson (uncredited)
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Juror Simms (uncredited)
 1938 Swing Your Lady
Hillbilly (uncredited)
 1937 Every Day's a Holiday
Quartet member
 1937 Something to Sing About
Dancer in Drag in 'Deck Number' (as Skins Miller)
 1937 Sophie Lang Goes West
 1937 The Devil's Saddle Legion
Spooks Wilkins
 1937 Internes Can't Take Money
Weasel (uncredited)
 1936 Arizona Mahoney
Human Bullet Applicant (uncredited)
 1936 Flying Hostess
Parachutist (uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco
Man on Stretcher (uncredited)
 1936 Romance in the Air (Short)
Hillbilly (uncredited)
 1936 You May Be Next!
Man with Duck Act (uncredited)
 1935 It's in the Air
Skinny (uncredited)
 1935 Maybe It's Love
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl
Man in Irish's Store (uncredited)
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
Sound Effects Man in Grand Hotel Spoof (uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Widow
Drunken Man (uncredited)
 1934 Desirable
Dan - Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1934 Gift of Gab
Stooge (uncredited)
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Hill-Billy (as 'Skins' Miller)
 1933 Son of a Sailor
Sailor (uncredited)
 1933 Don't Bet on Love
R.M. Bigsby, Undertaker (uncredited)
 1933 Heroes for Sale
Angry Laundry Worker (uncredited)
 1933 Central Airport
Hotel Desk Clerk #2 (uncredited)
 1932 The Conquerors
Skins (uncredited)
 1932 The Purchase Price
Skins - the Accordion Player (uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

'Skins' Miller | John Skins Miller | Johnny Miller | John Miller | Skins Miller

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According to the 1940 U.S. Census, Miller had a seventh grade education.

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