Sources are reporting that actor Dick Miller has passed away at age 90. He passed away at home, with his family, from natural causes on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. A spokesman for the family confirmed the news to The Hollywood Reporter, sending shock-waves through the film community. Many veteran actors and those who worked with the late screen legend have taken to social media to mourn Mr. Miller
Dick Miller is most known and will always be cherished by the horror and scifi community. In chronological order, he saw lead and supporting roles in movies including Not of This Earth, The Undead, A Bucket of Blood, The Little Shop of Horrors, The Terror, X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, Piranha, Gremlins, The Terminator, Chopping Mall, The Burbs, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Evil Tunes, Amityville 1992: It’s About Time, Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight and Trapped Ashes.
His talents are also on display with featured parts in Death Race 2000, The Howling, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Space Raiders, Night of the Creeps, Amazon Women on the Moon, Ghost Writer, Route 666, Trail of the Screaming Forehead and The Hole.
This one hurts, folks. Dick was in so many movies that are so beloved by generations of film fans. His contribution to that love will never be lost. All of us here at HorrorSociety.com send our condolences to his family, friends and fans.
R.I.P. Dick Miller
December 25, 1928 – January 20, 2019