Jason Miller is a renowned playwright based in New York who won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play.
Jack Miller Cause of Death
Jason Miller, who won the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for That Championship Season, died May 13 in Scranton, PA, following a massive heart attack, according to Bob Shlesinger, the executive director of Scranton Public Theater.
Jason Miller Biography
Jason was born on April 22, 1939, in New York City, NY.
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As Jack Miller, taught Drama in the mid-1960s at Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, D.C.
He was born to Mary Claire (née Collins), a teacher, and John Anthony Miller Sr., His father was a welder, and his mother worked as a bookkeeper and receptionist.
His parents, Mary Claire and John Anthony Sr. moved to Scranton in 1941, where Miller enrolled at St. Patrick’s High School, which closed in 1969.
His siblings are unknown.
He was married to Kelly Miller.
Miller currently resides with his wife and three children in Maryland.
He has an estimated net worth of $600,000 USD in 2023.
In the same year in which he earned an Oscar nomination for his role as Father Damien Karras in the classic horror movie The Exorcist, Miller received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his stage play That Championship Season. Jason Miller is a well-known Playwright.
Is one of 8 actors who have received an Oscar nomination for their performance as a priest. The others, in chronological order, are: Spencer Tracy for San Francisco (1936) and Boys Town (1938); Charles Bickford for The Song of Bernadette (1943); Bing Crosby for Going My Way (1944) and The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945); Barry Fitzgerald for Going My Way (1944); Gregory Peck for The Keys of the Kingdom (1944); Karl Malden for On the Waterfront (1954); and Philip Seymour Hoffman for Doubt (2008). Tracy, Crosby and Fitzgerald all won Oscars for their performances.
Character actor and playwright Jason Miller had a variety of jobs before he started a writing career and wrote his own play, “That Championship Season”, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize Award. Miller gave up his professional writing career in the early seventies to start acting. In 1973, he starred as a troubled priest in the horror film classic The Exorcist–The Version You’ve Never Seen Before (1973), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
In 1982, he directed the revival of his play, That Championship Season (1982), to the screen. The father of actor Jason Patric and actor/director/writer Joshua John Miller, Miller’s other film credits include playing the title role in the made-for-television film F.