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Know Your “That Guy”: Dick Miller

Dick Miller

Born: December 25, 1928

Number of Roles: 171

Best Known for Playing: weird, chatty, old guys named Walt

First Appearance: Tall Tree/Ed in Apache Woman (1955)

Most Recent Appearance: Pizza Delivery Guy in The Hole (2009)

Notable Roles:

  • Buck Gardner in Piranha
  • Walt Paisely in A Bucket of Blood
  • Walter Paisley in Twilight Zone: The Movie
  • Gun Shop Owner in The Terminator
  • Murray Futterman in Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • Walt Paisley in Chopping Mall
  • Walt in Night of the Creeps
  • Vic in The ‘Burbs
  • Fosnight in The Flash (TV Show)
  • Chuckie Sol in Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
  • Uncle Willy in Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
  • Joe in Small Soldiers
  • Walt Paisley in The Howling

Fun Facts:

  • Always appears in Joe Dante movies
  • Frequently appeared in Roger Corman movies
  • Served in the US Navy
  • Was a Middleweight boxing prize fighter

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