Fast Facts

  • Father, Mark Miller, played the dad in the 1960s sitcom Please Don't Eat the Daisies.
  • Moved to New York at 18 to study acting; worked as a hostess at Tavern on the Green.
  • Named Most Promising Actress by the Chicago Film Critics Association in 1990.
  • Claims to have taught Arnold Schwarzenegger to kiss on-camera when they worked on the 1990 film Kindergarten Cop.
  • Initially turned down the stripper role in 1994's Carlito's Way when she was asked to dance in a bikini at an audition.
  • In 2009, took on the role of the soon-to-be former wife of Joe (series star/producer Ray Romano) on the acclaimed cable dramedy Men of a Certain Age. As Sonia, Miller successfully portrays the ups (finding new love) and downs (feeling lost without her ex) of the newly divorced.
  • In 2010, appeared in director Rob Reiner's coming-of-age film comedy, Flipped, and noted that she enjoyed working with Reiner because "he trusts his actors."


  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1994, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1989, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Nominee


  • Maria Adela Huggins — Daughter
  • Bea Ammidown — Mother
  • Mark Miller — Father
  • James Huggins — Husband
  • Marisa Miller — Sister
  • Eloisa May Huggins — Daughter
  • Savannah Miller — Sister
  • Will Arnett — Ex-husband


  • Attended Menlo College, Menlo Park, CA