Jason Miller

Screenwriter, Playwright, Actor
This writer, actor and director followed the incredible success of his play "That Championship Season" (1971), his collegiate, sentimental tribute to male friendship and basketball with the role of Father Karras in "The ... Read more »
Born: 04/22/1939 in Long Island City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (27)

Paradox Lake 2001 (Movie)

Camp Director (Actor)

The Lot 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Fast Food Films 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Trance 1997 (Movie)

Doctor (Actor)

Murdered Innocence 1996 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mommy 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rudy 1993 (Movie)

Ara Parseghian (Actor)

Small Kill 1992 (Movie)

Mikie (Actor)

William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist III 1990 (Movie)

Patient X (Actor)

Light of Day 1987 (Movie)

Benjamin Rasnick (Actor)

The Ninth Configuration 1984 (Movie)

Lieutenant Frankie Reno (Actor)

Toy Soldiers 1984 (Movie)

Sarge (Actor)

Monsignor 1982 (Movie)

Don Appolini (Actor)

Vampire 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

A Home of Our Own 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

El Perro 1976 (Movie)

Aristides Ungria (Actor)

The Devil's Advocate 1976 (Movie)

Dr Aldo Meyer (Actor)

The Nickel Ride 1975 (Movie)

Cooper (Actor)

The Exorcist 1973 (Movie)

Father Karras (Actor)

A Touch of Scandal (TV Show)

Actor

Deadly Care (TV Show)

Actor

Devil's Advocate (TV Show)

Actor

Marilyn: The Untold Story (TV Show)

Actor

The Dain Curse (TV Show)

Actor

The Henderson Monster (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (4)

That Championship Season 1982 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Reward (TV Show)

Screenplay

That Championship Season (TV Show)

Screenplay
Producer (3)

Little Erin Merryweather 2002 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

9 Out of 10 1999 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Director (1)

That Championship Season 1982 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

This writer, actor and director followed the incredible success of his play "That Championship Season" (1971), his collegiate, sentimental tribute to male friendship and basketball with the role of Father Karras in "The Exorcist" (1973), a role he reprised in "The Exorcist III" (1990) as Patient X. His writing and directing career continued with Miller helming the film version of "That Championship Season" (1982) starring Bruce Dern and Stacy Keach. In addition, Miller has written screenplays for TV movies such as "Reward" (1980) and "A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story" (1989). As an actor, he has played a variety of roles on the tube and on the screen including the writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Arthur Miller in "F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood" (1976) and "Marilyn: The Untold Story" (1980), respectively.

Relationships

Sue Bernard

Companion
together in the mid-1970s daughter of photographer Bruno Bernard

Mary Miller

Mother

Jennifer Miller

Daughter
born c. 1964 mother, Linda G Miller

John Miller

Father

Linda Miller

Wife
married in 1963 divorced daughter of Jackie Gleason appeared in "An Unmarried Woman"

Jordan Miller

Son
born c. 1968 mother, Linda G Miller

Joshua Miller

Son
born in December 1974 mother, Sue Bernard wrote novel "The Mao Game" which he later adapted as motion picture

Dana Oxley

Companion
survived him

Jason Patric Actor

Son
Born June 17, 1966 in Queens, NY; mother, Linda Miller

EDUCATION

Catholic University of America

Washington , Washington D.C.

St Patrick's High School

Scranton , Pennsylvania

University of Scranton

Scranton , Pennsylvania 1961

Milestones

1997

Starred in and wrote play "Barrymore's Ghost"; produced at Seattle's Empty Space; originally written for Stacy Keach who was unable to act the role

1982

Feature directorial and screenwriting debut "That Championship Season"

1976

First TV starring role "F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood"

1975

TV acting debut "A Home of Our Own"

1973

Early feature role of Father Karras in feature "The Exorcist"

1970

Wrote the award winning play, "That Championship Season"

1969

Play "Nobody Hears a Broken Drum" produced Off-Broadway

1968

Made acting debut off-Broadway in "Pequod"

Became artistic director of the Scranton (Pennsylvania) Public Theatre

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