Larry Miller

Lawrence John Miller (born October 15, 1953) is an American comedian, actor, podcaster, and columnist. He is primarily regarded as a character actor, with The A.V. Club noting that he "can be counted upon to improve every film or television show he appears in". His better-known roles include Lou Bonaparte in Mad About You (1993–1998), Pointy-haired Boss in Dilbert (1999–2000), Edwin Poole in Boston Legal (2004–2008), Mr. Hollister in Pretty Woman (1990), Dean Richmond in The Nutty Professor (1996) and Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), Walter Stratford in 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) and Paolo Puttanesca in The Princess Diaries (2001) and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). He reprised his role as Walter Stratford in the televison series 10 Things I Hate About You (2009–2010). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

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On the first day at his new school, Cameron instantly falls for Bianca, the gorgeous girl of his dreams. The only problem is that Bianca is forbidden to date until her ill-tempered, completely un-dateable older sister Kat goes out, too. In an attempt to solve his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Larisa Oleynik

On the first day at his new school, Cameron instantly falls for Bianca, the gorgeous girl of his dreams. The only problem is that Bianca is forbidden to date until her ill-tempered, completely un-dateable older sister Kat goes out, too. In an attempt to solve his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Larisa Oleynik

A Mighty Wind (2003)

Director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who, inspired by the death of their former manager, get back on the stage for one concert in New York City's Town Hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Bob Balaban  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

Director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who, inspired by the death of their former manager, get back on the stage for one concert in New York City's Town Hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Bob Balaban  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

Bee Movie (2007)

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Hickner  •  Simon J. Smith
CAST:  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Jim Cummings

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Hickner  •  Simon J. Smith
CAST:  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Jim Cummings

Best in Show (2000)

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The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the Mayflower Dog Show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the Mayflower Dog Show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara

Dear God (1996)

A judge gives con-man Tom Turner a choice—a jail sentence, or a year of honest work. But when he gets a job in the U.S. Post Office's dead letter office, he starts a Good Samaritan con by answering letters written to God. His seemingly virtuous work inspires his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Tim Conway

A judge gives con-man Tom Turner a choice—a jail sentence, or a year of honest work. But when he gets a job in the U.S. Post Office's dead letter office, he starts a Good Samaritan con by answering letters written to God. His seemingly virtuous work inspires his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Tim Conway

For Richer or Poorer (1997)

Brad Sexton and his wife, Caroline, are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to go on the lam, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Spicer
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Wayne Knight  •  Larry Miller

Brad Sexton and his wife, Caroline, are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to go on the lam, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Spicer
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Wayne Knight  •  Larry Miller

For Your Consideration (2006)

The possibility of Oscar gold holds the cast and crew of an independent film in its grip after the performance of its virtually unknown, veteran star generates awards buzz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

The possibility of Oscar gold holds the cast and crew of an independent film in its grip after the performance of its virtually unknown, veteran star generates awards buzz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)

All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike than they'd originally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Marshall
CAST:  Daryl Sabara  •  Jami Gertz  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Cheryl Hines

All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike than they'd originally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Marshall
CAST:  Daryl Sabara  •  Jami Gertz  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Cheryl Hines

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

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A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Black
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Val Kilmer  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Corbin Bernsen

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Black
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Val Kilmer  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Corbin Bernsen

L.A. Story (1991)

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Victoria Tennant  •  Richard E. Grant

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Victoria Tennant  •  Richard E. Grant

Necessary Roughness (1991)

When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Hector Elizondo  •  Robert Loggia  •  Larry Miller

When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Hector Elizondo  •  Robert Loggia  •  Larry Miller

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece of the action. And ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Janet Jackson  •  Larry Miller  •  John Ales

The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece of the action. And ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Janet Jackson  •  Larry Miller  •  John Ales

Pretty Woman (1990)

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When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jason Alexander

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jason Alexander

Radioland Murders (1994)

A series of mysterious crimes threatens the existence of a new radio network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

A series of mysterious crimes threatens the existence of a new radio network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

Runaway Bride (1999)

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Joan Cusack  •  Rita Wilson

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Joan Cusack  •  Rita Wilson

Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002)

In Harry Shearer's tongue-in-cheek comedy, a waiter at Zanbesu Glen (a chi-chi Northern California resort) uses his movie camera to spy on the annual communal vacation of a group of rich, white U.S. government and business leaders who drink and carouse to excess ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Shearer
CAST:  Harry Shearer  •  Michael McKean  •  Alan Thicke  •  Peter Marshall

In Harry Shearer's tongue-in-cheek comedy, a waiter at Zanbesu Glen (a chi-chi Northern California resort) uses his movie camera to spy on the annual communal vacation of a group of rich, white U.S. government and business leaders who drink and carouse to excess ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Shearer
CAST:  Harry Shearer  •  Michael McKean  •  Alan Thicke  •  Peter Marshall

The Aristocrats (2005)

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penn Jillette  •  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penn Jillette  •  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

The Favor (1994)

Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with him then tell Kathy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harley Jane Kozak  •  Bill Pullman  •  Elizabeth McGovern

Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with him then tell Kathy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harley Jane Kozak  •  Bill Pullman  •  Elizabeth McGovern

The Minus Man (1999)

When the quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. Despite his easy charm, Vann is merely a reflection of what those he encounters want him to be. Soon, as locals start to disappear, it becomes clear ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hampton Fancher
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Brian Cox  •  Sheryl Crow  •  Dwight Yoakam

When the quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. Despite his easy charm, Vann is merely a reflection of what those he encounters want him to be. Soon, as locals start to disappear, it becomes clear ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hampton Fancher
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Brian Cox  •  Sheryl Crow  •  Dwight Yoakam

The Nutty Professor (1996)

Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart. So, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  James Coburn  •  Larry Miller

Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart. So, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  James Coburn  •  Larry Miller
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