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Sidney Miller

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Sidney Miller was an extraordinary author of some jewels (recorded simply by several important performers) who by no means aroused a larger interest from your recording industry regardless of having been an extremely popular artist in historic celebrations. His compositions have already been documented by Nara Leão, MPB-4, Quarteto em Cy, Caetano Veloso, Alaíde Costa, and Gal Costa. A self-taught composer, his 1st samba (with Zé Keti and Paulo Tiago), “Queixa,” received 4th place at Television Excelsior’s I FMPB (São Paulo, SP, 1965), interpreted by Ciro Monteiro. In 1966, Nara Leão pioneered, documenting unfamiliar sambistas (who be popular) like him and Paulinho da Viola, Chico Buarque, and Jards Macalé on her behalf Nara Pede Passagem. The very first LP by Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa, Domingo, experienced his “Maria Joana.” For the reason that 12 months, Sidney became a member of a historic reunion at Sérgio Ricardo’s house, where Gil and Caetano attempted to convince him, Edu Lobo, Dori Caymmi, Chico Buarque, Francis Hime, Paulinho da Viola, Torquato Neto, and Capinam to become listed on the Tropicalia motion. In 1967, his “A Estrada e o Violeiro” was granted for Greatest Lyrics at Television Record’s III FMPB, defended by Nara Leão and Miller. Within the same 12 months, he documented his 1st LP, Sidney Miller (Elenco), which experienced “A Estrada e o Violeiro” (with Nara Leão), “Maria Joana,” “Marré-de-Cy,” “Argumento,” “O Circo,” “Menina da Agulha,” and “Pede Passagem,” amongst others. Miller also published tunes for the play Industry conta Tiradentes (Augusto Boal/Gianfrancesco Guarnieri), which also experienced music by Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil. The recording was documented by Nara Leão for the Cia. Brasileira de Discos in 1967 experienced “Maria Joana,” “O Circo,” and “Passa Passa Gavião.” In 1968, he created João de Barros’ display Yes, nós Temos Braguinha, and Marlene’s come back display, Carnavália. That 12 months, he also won 1st place in the Event de Juiz de Fora MG, with “Sem Assunto” (documented by two people into the future Quarteto em Cy, Cybele and Cylene). Also in 1968, he documented his second LP for Elenco, Brasil, perform Guarani ao Guaraná. Those had been the Tropicalia moments and this function is seriously Tropicalia-influenced, situation that produced him afterwards criticize this function. In 1969, he had written the soundtrack of Paulo Tiago’s film Senhores da Terra, took component in the present Alice no País perform Divino Maravilhoso, created Nara Leão’s record Coisas Desse Mundo (Philips), and created her present on the Sucata nightclub (Rio). In 1971, he had written the soundtrack for Haroldo Marinho Barbosa’s film Vida de Artista. Another season, he had written music for the enjoy Por Mares Nunca Dantes Navegados by Orlando Miranda. In 1973, he had written the soundtrack of Ovelha Negra, a film by Haroldo Marinho Barbosa, as well as the music for the play A Torre em Concurso by Joaquim Manuel de Macedo. In 1974, he documented the LP Línguas de Fogo (Som Livre), with “Cicatrizes,” “Um dia Qualquer,” “Línguas de Fogo,” “Dos Anjos,” “Alô,” “Pala-Palavra,” among others. The posthumous LP released by Funarte within the ’80s (no time stated), Sidney Miller, brought “Maria Joana,” “Nós operating-system Foliõha sido,” “O Circo,” “Menina da Agulha” (interpreted by Zé Luiz and Alaíde Costa), “Paisagem Sobre Valsa” (Alaíde Costa), “Pois é, Prá Quê?” (Zezé Gonzaga, Alaíde Costa, and Zé Luiz), and “A Estrada e o Violeiro” (Sidney Miller and Nara Leão). Paulinho da Viola included “Nós, operating-system Foliõha sido” on his 1982 LP A Toda Hora Rola uma História. MPB-4 documented “Pois é, pra Quê?” and “Meu Violão.” Jointly, Quarteto em Cy and MPB-4 also documented “A Estrada e o Violeiro.” Sidney Miller includes a tune and his name cobbled in to the sidewalk of Vila Isabel, Rio, as well as Noel Rosa.

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Full Name Sidney Miller
Died January 10, 2004, Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Screenwriter, Songwriter, Voice Actor, Television Director
Education Tarleton State University, Cisco College
Nationality American
Spouse June Rohrlick-Miller, Dorothy Green, Iris Burton
Children Barry Miller
Music Groups Malbec
Music Songs O Circo, Línguas de Fogo, Meu Violão, Minha Nega, Chorinho Do Retrato, Marré-de-Cy, Cicatrizez, Menina Da Agulha, Pede Passagem, Passa Passa Gavião, Pala-Palavra, Um Dia Qualquer, E isso ai, Maria Joana, Dois Toques, No Quarto Das Moças, Sombrasileiro, Botequim Nº 1, Cicratizes, Alento, Um Dia Quaquer / Os Bichos / É Necessário, Dois Toques / Pega a Voga Cabeludo, Dos Anjos / Moraes Moreira - Se Você Pensa, Dos Anjos, Um Dia Qualquer / Trio Soneca - Os Bichos / Tim Maia - É Necessário, Dois Toques / Os Brazões - Pega A Voga Cabeludo, Alô, Dos Anjos / Se Você Pensa, A Estrada E O Violeiro, Argumento, Espera
Albums Línguas de Fogo, Sidney Miller
Movies Yours, Mine and Ours, Boys Town, Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, Men of Boys Town, The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock, Get Yourself a College Girl, Which Way to the Front?, For Pete's Sake, Mr. Wise Guy, Tammy and the Millionaire, Merrily Yours, Streets of New York, Dora's Dunking Doughnuts, Are You with It?, The World of Abbott and Costello, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex*, Star 80, The Mayor of Hell, Managed Money, Hi, Nellie!, The Lucky Stiff, Moonlight in Vermont, Here Comes Kelly, Hot Rhythm, There Goes Kelly, The Band Plays On, The Three Stooges Scrapbook, Choose Your Partners, InDemand
TV Shows Dungeons & Dragons, Monchhichis, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, The Donald O'Connor Show


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#Fact
1 He was a favorite of Jack Webb and appeared in at least two of the "Dragnet" series. He played a drunk looking for Pismo Beach so he could get clams.
2 Father of actor Barry Miller.


Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Skatebirds 1977 TV Series "Skatebirds" segments, 1977
George 1972 TV Series
Get Smart 1967 TV Series 2 episodes
Tammy and the Millionaire 1967
Mr. Terrific 1967 TV Series 1 episode
The Monkees 1967 TV Series 1 episode
The Recruiters 1966 TV Movie
The Jean Arthur Show 1966 TV Series 4 episodes
That Girl 1966 TV Series 2 episodes
Hank 1965-1966 TV Series 4 episodes
Honey West 1966 TV Series 2 episodes
Please Don't Eat the Daisies 1965-1966 TV Series 2 episodes
My Brother the Angel 1965 TV Series 2 episodes
The Addams Family 1965 TV Series 1 episode
My Mother the Car 1965 TV Series 4 episodes
Tammy 1965 TV Series 2 episodes
Dr. Kildare 1965 TV Series 1 episode
McHale's Navy 1965 TV Series 3 episodes
Broadside 1965 TV Series 2 episodes
Bewitched 1965 TV Series 1 episode
The Reporter 1964 TV Series 1 episode
Get Yourself a College Girl 1964
Summer Playhouse 1964 TV Series 1 episode
My Favorite Martian 1963 TV Series 4 episodes
The Three Stooges Scrapbook 1963 Short
The Real McCoys 1961-1963 TV Series 11 episodes
Peter Loves Mary 1960-1961 TV Series 18 episodes
Tightrope 1960 TV Series 1 episode
Bachelor Father 1958-1960 TV Series 5 episodes
Pontiac Star Parade 1959 TV Special
The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock 1959
The Ann Sothern Show 1958 TV Series 4 episodes
The Mickey Mouse Club 1955-1957 TV Series 160 episodes
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1957 TV Series 1 episode
Celebrity Playhouse 1956 TV Series 1 episode
Damon Runyon Theater 1955-1956 TV Series 10 episodes
The Donald O'Connor Show 1954-1955 TV Series 17 episodes
The Saturday Night Revue 1953 TV Series 2 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Silk Hat Kid 1935 George Washington (uncredited)
The Girl Who Came Back 1935 Boy (uncredited)
Dinky 1935 Sammy
The Band Plays On 1934 Rosy as a Boy
One Hour Late 1934 Orville (uncredited)
When Strangers Meet 1934 Leon Rosinsky
Desirable 1934 First Western Union Messenger (uncredited)
Our Daily Bread 1934 Cohen's Son (uncredited)
The Hell Cat 1934 Copy Boy (uncredited)
Harold Teen 1934 Sugar Bowl Patron (uncredited)
The Show-Off 1934 Gatekeeper at Box Factory (uncredited)
Managed Money 1934 Short Sidney - Sonny's friend
Hi, Nellie! 1934 Louie (uncredited)
The Big Shakedown 1934 Boy Buying Ice Cream (uncredited)
East of Fifth Avenue 1933 Messenger (uncredited)
Git Along Little Wifie 1933 Short Newspaper Boy
Merrily Yours 1933 Short Harry's Stooge
Wild Boys of the Road 1933 Boy Selling Letter (uncredited)
Dora's Dunking Doughnuts 1933 Short Meglin Kid Dancer (uncredited)
Rafter Romance 1933 Julius
This Day and Age 1933 Harold Miller (uncredited)
Mary Stevens, M.D. 1933 Sanford Nussbaum (uncredited)
The Mayor of Hell 1933 Izzy
Hard to Handle 1933 Boy on Pier (uncredited)
Lawyer Man 1932 Boy Behind Olga at End (uncredited)
Penguin Pool Murder 1932 Isadore Marks - Student with Glasses (uncredited)
Three on a Match 1932 Willie Goldberg (uncredited)
Lady and Gent 1932 Member of 8th Grade Graduating Class (uncredited)
Forgotten Commandments 1932 Student (uncredited)
Symphony of Six Million 1932 Magnus - as a Boy (uncredited)
Penrod and Sam 1931 Maurice Levy (uncredited)
A Christmas Carol 1997 Video voice
The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda 1990 TV Series Additional Voices
Father Dowling Mysteries 1990 TV Series Sol
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland 1989 Oompe (voice)
Memories of Me 1988 Slow-Burn
The Smurfs 1986-1987 TV Series Additional Voices
Cagney & Lacey 1985-1986 TV Series Wino / Randolph
Small Wonder 1986 TV Series Lou Adams
Dungeons & Dragons 1983-1985 TV Series Dungeon Master
The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians 1985 TV Series Additional Voices
The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo 1985 TV Series
We Think the World Is Round 1984 TV Movie Pinta / Sea Monster (voice)
Challenge of the GoBots 1984 TV Series Additional Voices (voice)
Monchhichis 1983 TV Series Horrg
Star 80 1983 Nightclub Owner
Jokebook 1982 TV Series 1982 voice
Ri¢hie Ri¢h 1982 TV Series Additional Voices
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour 1982 TV Series Additional Voices
The Gary Coleman Show 1982 TV Series Hornswoggle
B.J. and the Bear 1981 TV Series Lou Hinkley
Lucy Moves to NBC 1980 TV Movie as Sid Miller
The World's Greatest Lover 1977 Man at the Table
Barney Miller 1975 TV Series Jackie Ace
Ellery Queen 1975 TV Series Morgue Attendant
Mobile One 1975 TV Series Simpson
Marcus Welby, M.D. 1975 TV Series Ben Leona
The Specialists 1975 TV Movie Bartender
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus 1974 TV Short Francis Church (voice)
Adam-12 1970-1974 TV Series Man in Sewer / Marvin Weber / J. Simmons
The NBC Saturday Morning Preview Revue 1974 TV Movie voice
For Pete's Sake 1974 Drunk Driver
Hawkins 1974 TV Series G. Ronald Ashton
Ironside 1973 TV Series Hotel Clerk
Cannon 1973 TV Series
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters 1973 TV Series Sweet Mama Ooze, Others / Sweet Mama Ooze
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie 1973 TV Series Lar / Tyrano Twin One
Columbo 1973 TV Series Director
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask 1972 George
Love, American Style 1972 TV Series segment "Love and the Old-Fashioned Father"
- Love and the Bachelor Party/Love and the Latin Lover/Love and the Old-Fashioned Father/Love and the Test of Manhood 1972 ... segment "Love and the Old-Fashioned Father" voice
Make Room for Granddaddy 1970 TV Series Sam
Which Way to the Front? 1970 Hitler
Yours, Mine and Ours 1968 Dr. Ashford
The Lucy Show 1968 TV Series
Dragnet 1967 1967 TV Series Jay Simmons
Experiment in Terror 1962 The Drunk (uncredited)
The Bob Cummings Show 1958 TV Series Roscoe Dewitt
The Donald O'Connor Show 1955 TV Series
Dragnet 1954 TV Series
Walking My Baby Back Home 1953 Walter Thomas
The Sniper 1952 Intern (uncredited)
The Colgate Comedy Hour 1952 TV Series Songwriter
Dangerous Assignment 1952 TV Series Xavier / Sims
The Lucky Stiff 1949 Bernstein
The Judge Steps Out 1947 Newsboy (uncredited)
On Stage Everybody 1945 Radio Announcer (uncredited)
The Horn Blows at Midnight 1945 Trumpet Player (uncredited)
Patrick the Great 1945 Tony (uncredited)
There Goes Kelly 1945 Sammy Cohn
She Gets Her Man 1945 Boy
Babes on Swing Street 1944 Corny Panatowsky
Wing and a Prayer 1944 Sailor (uncredited)
Hot Rhythm 1944 Sammy Rubin
Hi, Good Lookin'! 1944 Messenger Boy (uncredited)
Chip Off the Old Block 1944 Soda Clerk (uncredited)
For God and Country 1943 Short Solly Rosenfeld
Moonlight in Vermont 1943 Cyril
Here Comes Kelly 1943 Sammy Cohn
Top Man 1943 Higgins - Soda Jerk (uncredited)
Hi Diddle Diddle 1943 Benny (uncredited)
His Girl's Worst Friend 1943 Short
Socks Appeal 1943 Short 'Dodo'
It Comes Up Love 1943 Page Boy (uncredited)
The Great Glover 1942 Short
When Johnny Comes Marching Home 1942 Hot-Dog Vendor (uncredited)
Madame Spy 1942 Newsboy (uncredited)
College Belles 1942 Short
Get Hep to Love 1942 Boy Waiter (uncredited)
Private Buckaroo 1942 Jeep Driver (uncredited)
Syncopation 1942 Herbert (uncredited)
A Study in Socks 1942
Alias Boston Blackie 1942 Herman - Bellhop (uncredited)
Mr. Wise Guy 1942 Charlie Horse
Glove Birds 1942 Short Dodo
Don't Get Personal 1942 Elevator Boy (uncredited)
Babes on Broadway 1941 Tony (uncredited)
The Kink of the Campus 1941 Short Dodo, student with glasses
Melody Lane 1941 Page Boy (uncredited)
Mitt Me Tonight 1941 Short
Henry Aldrich for President 1941 Sidney
Life Begins for Andy Hardy 1941 Young Man at Hotel (uncredited)
Men of Boys Town 1941 Mo Kahn
Little Nellie Kelly 1940 Boy at Dance (uncredited)
Strike Up the Band 1940 Sid - a Student (uncredited)
City for Conquest 1940 Band Conductor and Emcee (uncredited)
Golden Gloves 1940 Sammy Sachs
20,000 Men a Year 1939 Irving Glassman
What a Life 1939 Pinkie Peters
Babes in Arms 1939 Sid (uncredited)
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever 1939 Sidney
Streets of New York 1939 Jiggsy
Panama Patrol 1939 Jimmy, Office Boy
Scouts to the Rescue 1939 Hermie - a Boy Scout
Cipher Bureau 1938 Jimmy
Boys Town 1938 Mo Kahn
Billy Rose's Casa Mañana Revue 1938 Short Call Boy and Usher (uncredited)
Reckless Living 1938 Jockey (uncredited)
The Big Shot 1937 Newsboy (uncredited)
Stage Struck 1936 Wilbur's Friend (uncredited)
Piccadilly Jim 1936 Messenger Boy (uncredited)
Women Are Trouble 1936 Copy Boy (uncredited)
The Bride Walks Out 1936 Second Florist Delivery Boy (uncredited)
One Rainy Afternoon 1936 Doorman (uncredited)
The Little Red Schoolhouse 1936 Sidney Levy
Choose Your Partners 1935 Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The NBC Saturday Morning Preview Revue 1974 TV Movie lyrics: "Saturday Celebration", "By the Seaside I"
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell 1968 writer: "Welcome Pretty Lady"
Get Yourself a College Girl 1964 writer: "Get Yourself A College Girl", "The Swingin' Set", "The Swim", "Comin' Home Johnny", "The Sermon"
Dragnet 1954 lyrics: "Foggy Night in San Francisco"
Horizons West 1952 writer: "ALEXIS, DARLIN' OF TEXAS"
The Colgate Comedy Hour 1952 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Teresa Brewer and the Firehouse Five Plus Two 1951 Short writer: "When You Bump Into Somebody You Know" - uncredited
Big City 1948 writer: "Ok'l Baby Dok'l" - uncredited
Are You with It? 1948 writer: "Are You With It", "What Do I Have To Do?", "A Little Imagination", "Daddy, Surprise Me", "I'm Looking for a Prince of a Fella", "Down at Baba's Alley"
Come to Baby Do 1946 Short writer: "Come to Baby Do"
Community Sing: Chickery Chick 1946 Short writer: "Come to Baby, Do"
Penthouse Rhythm 1945 writer: "Society Behavior"
That's the Spirit 1945 writer: "Fella with a Flute", "Oh, Oh, Oh"
Patrick the Great 1945 writer: "Don't Move", "When You Bump into Someone You Know", "Ask Madame Zam"
Babes on Swing Street 1944 lyrics: "Just Being with You", "Hotcha Sonja", "I've Got a Way with the Boys", "Wrong Thing at the Right Time", "Musical Chairs", "Music and You" / music: "Just Being with You", "Hotcha Sonja", "I've Got a Way with the Boys", "Wrong Thing at the Right Time", "Musical Chairs", "Music and You"
Moonlight and Cactus 1944 writer: "Send Me a Man, Amen"
The Singing Sheriff 1944 writer: "Reach for the Sky", "You Look Good to Me"
Pardon My Rhythm 1944 writer: "You've Got to Hand It to the Band"
This Is the Life 1944 writer: "Yippee-I-Voot", "Gremlin Walk" - uncredited
Follow the Boys 1944 lyrics: "Kittens With Their Mittens Laced" - uncredited / music: "Kittens With Their Mittens Laced" - uncredited
Hot Rhythm 1944 performer: "Shampoo Jingle" - uncredited
Hi, Good Lookin'! 1944 writer: "By Mistake"
Chip Off the Old Block 1944 lyrics: "I've Gotta Give My Feet a Break" / music: "I've Gotta Give My Feet a Break"
Sing a Jingle 1944 writer: "Sing a Jingle", "We're the Janes Who Make the Planes", "Mademoiselle"
O, My Darling Clementine 1943 writer: "Diggin' the Docey Doe" - uncredited
Moonlight in Vermont 1943 writer: "Something Tells Me", "Be a Good, Good Girl", "They Got Me in the Middle of Things", "Pickin' the Beets", "Dobbin and a Wagon of Hay", "After the Beat"
Strike Up the Band 1940 performer: "Do the La Conga" 1939 - uncredited

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bobby Darin Show 1973 TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Hollywood Palace 1964 TV Series special material - 1 episode
Calvin and Clyde 1960 TV Movie
The Donald O'Connor Show TV Series 3 episodes, 1954 - 1960 writer - 14 episodes, 1954 - 1955
Pontiac Star Parade 1959 TV Special
The Untouchables 1959 TV Series special material - 1 episode
The Colgate Comedy Hour TV Series 1 episode, 1953 writer - 3 episodes, 1952

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Donny and Marie 1976 TV Series comedy consultant - 4 episodes
Hullabaloo 1940 voice double: Mickey Rooney - uncredited

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Fat Man 1951 composer: stock music - uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What's Happening!! 1979 TV Series co-producer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Is Your Life 1984 TV Series Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1982 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1967-1970 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
The Hollywood Palace 1968 TV Series Himself - Comedian
The Donald O'Connor Show 1954-1960 TV Series Himself
The Red Skelton Hour 1958 TV Series Himself
The Colgate Comedy Hour 1951-1954 TV Series Himself / Himself - Comic Actor / Himself - Comedian
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 4 1942 Documentary short Himself

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