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."
1994, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
1989, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
James Huggins — Husband
Marisa Miller — Sister
Bea Ammidown — Mother
Mark Miller — Father
Maria Adela Huggins — Daughter
Savannah Miller — Sister
Will Arnett — Ex-husband
Eloisa May Huggins — Daughter
Attended Menlo College, Menlo Park, California, United States
Birth Name: Penelope Andrea Miller
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States