In recent years, Miller has become known for his conservative opinions, emphasizing an aggressive stance on U.S. military action and campaigning for Republican presidential candidates (George W. Bush, Rudolph Guiliani). He is a regular political commentator on Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor.
Miller was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up in Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, where he graduated from Keystone Oaks High School in 1971. His parents separated and Miller was raised by his mother, Norma, a dietitian. At Point Park University, he majored in journalism because he thought it would be easy: "I remember seeing All the President's Men and thinking Redford looked cool in his crinkled tie". He was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. About his social status during this period, Miller writes: "When I went to college, I lived on campus, and the guys I hung out with made me do some things I'm not proud of, although they made the characters in ...
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Thank You for Smoking is a 2006, Golden Globe Award-nominated film satire directed by Jason Reitman and produced by David O. Sacks. It is based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Buckley. The title is based on the popular saying "Thank You for Not Smoking," and the cover of the DVD case is modeled on the Lucky Strike cigarette box.
The film was released in a limited run on March 17, 2006, and had a wide release on April 14. As of 2007, the film has grossed a total of more than US$ 39 million worldwide. On November 24, 2006, NBC announced that it is developing a television pilot based on the film. The film was released on DVD in the US on October 3, 2006 and in the UK on January 8, 2007.
Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart) is the Vice President of and the chief spokesman for the Academy of Tobacco Studies, a tobacco lobby whose stated purpose is to research the links between smoking cigarettes and health. The group, funded by cigarette companies, never finds any links. Nick's job...,
Bordello of Blood (also known as Tales from the Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood) is a 1996 comedy/horror film starring Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Corey Feldman, and Chris Sarandon. It is based on the television series Tales from the Crypt.
Dennis Miller plays a private investigator who ends up in a bordello run by vampires, led by the Mother of all Vampires, Lilith (Everhart).
The movie opens with a midget & his associates exploring a forest, until they find a cave. In the cave is a coffin with the skeleton of Lilith, the mother of all vampires. The midget takes a box out of his pocket. The box contains the 4 sections of Lilith's heart. He puts it in her body & she rapidly begins reanimating. She rips the hearts out of the associates & goes for the midget. The midget pulls out the key from Demon Knight, which is the only thing that keeps her in line. Liliths kills more associates & the scene cuts to the Cryptkeeper scene.
Katherine, played by...,
The Net is a 1995 film directed by Irwin Winkler and starring Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam and Dennis Miller. The storyline is based on the public fear of Big Brother in the United States. The film was followed by a short lived television series in 1998 and a direct-to-video sequel, The Net 2.0, produced by the son of producer Irwin Winkler, in 2006. Only the TV series has continuity with the original film.
Angela Bennett (Sandra Bullock) is a computer software analyst (beta tester) for Cathedral Software, whose life completely revolves around her work. She is a quiet but strong-willed character, perceived as introverted by her neighbors.
A fellow analyst from Cathedral Software, Dale, sends her a program on a disk that when run displays a peculiar Pi (π) symbol in the lower-right corner. Dale instructs Angela to hold the CTRL and SHIFT buttons while clicking the π symbol, revealing that it gives the user entry point access to government and military computer systems. (We later...,
Never Talk to Strangers is a 1995 thriller starring Antonio Banderas and Rebecca De Mornay. This movie is about Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist who meets Tony Ramirez, a mysterious young man and falls in love with him. As a consequence of this relationship she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls, unsavory "presents", and threatening messages.
Dennis Miller has a child, Holden Miller
Madhouse is a 1990 film starring Kirstie Alley and John Larroquette as a successful married couple whose idyllic California life is ruined when their house is overrun by unwelcome houseguests. This begins when their mail is delayed due to forwarding issues and they find out a cousin, Fred, and his wife, Bernice are coming to visit on the day they are expected to arrive. Though a little unpleasant, this only lasts five days...until Bernice falls on the way to the airport and is instructed by her doctor not to leave until she delivers (six months.) Things progressively get worse as a series of unfortunate events finds Fred gone to find himself and more and more people moving into the house, destroying it in the process. Ultimately, after fifty days of hell, the couple reclaim their home in a violent act of revenge....
Dennis Miller was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County