Jason Miller

1939 - 2001

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Jason Miller (born John Anthony Miller Jr.; April 22, 1939 – May 13, 2001) was an American playwright and actor. He won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play for his play That Championship Season, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Father Damien Karras in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, a role he reprised in The Exorcist III. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jason Miller has received more than 78,287 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jason Miller is the 1,703rd most popular actor (up from 1,989th in 2019), the 2,822nd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,305th in 2019) and the 787th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Jason Miller ranks 1,703 out of 13,578Before him are Lea Thompson, Tate Donovan, Mario Brega, Ralph Macchio, Sofiko Chiaureli, and Vladimir Menshov. After him are Choi Min-sik, Vic Morrow, Aleksey Batalov, James Cosmo, Mirtha Legrand, and Shintaro Katsu.

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Among people born in 1939, Jason Miller ranks 155Before him are Ariane Mnouchkine, John Howard, Bertrand Blier, Janusz Gajos, Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark, and Vladimir Menshov. After him are Ali Farka Touré, Ignacio Zoco, Elvīra Ozoliņa, Frank Vincent, Donald Adamson, and Veruschka von Lehndorff. Among people deceased in 2001, Jason Miller ranks 83Before him are Bill Hewlett, Marvin Harris, Liisi Oterma, Juan Bosch, Elazar Shach, and Chet Atkins. After him are William P. Rogers, Tamara Smirnova, Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Indro Montanelli, Margaret Scriven, and Hiroshi Teshigahara.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jason Miller ranks 2,822 out of 20,380Before him are Ralph Macchio (1961), Don Bluth (1937), Laurie Anderson (1947), Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860), William A. Wellman (1896), and Leonard Susskind (1940). After him are Vic Morrow (1929), Edith Roosevelt (1861), Robert H. Jackson (1892), Harlan Coben (1962), Frances E. Allen (1932), and Don Rickles (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jason Miller ranks 787Before him are Monica Potter (1971), Marilyn Chambers (1952), Denise Richards (1971), Lea Thompson (1961), Tate Donovan (1963), and Ralph Macchio (1961). After him are Vic Morrow (1929), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Ronny Cox (1938), Jessica Biel (1982), Bea Arthur (1922), and Lindsay Wagner (1949).

Television and Movie Roles

The Exorcist III
Father Damien Karras / Patient X
A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
The Exorcist
Father Damien Karras
Twelve year old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled priest struggling with his own faith.
Vampires exist. It is the duty of Hellsing, an organization sponsored by the British government, to hide that frightening fact and protect the blissfully unaware populace. Along with its own personal army, Hellsing also has a few secret weapons. Alucard, an incredibly powerful vampire, has been controlled by Hellsing for years. Although he dislikes being a servant to the Hellsing family, he certainly enjoys his job as Hellsing’s vampire exterminator. Seras is a fledgling vampire and a former police woman. Although reluctant to embrace her new self, she is still a valuable member of the organization. Integra Hellsing, the current leader, is usually fully capable of fulfilling her duty, but lately, vampire activity has been on the rise. Unfortunately, the cause is more alarming than anything she could have imagined...