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Mark Miller, Star of Days of Our Lives & Please Don't Eat the Daisies, Dead at 97

The actor's daughter Penelope Ann Miller confirmed his passing on Twitter.
  • Mark Miller. (Photo: Everett Collection)
    Mark Miller. (Photo: Everett Collection)

    Former Days of Our Lives actor Mark Miller has passed away at 97. 

    Miller starred on Days of Our Lives as J.R. Barnett from 1975 to 1976, and was also known for his role on NBC sitcom Please Don't Eat the Daisies. He reportedly died of natural causes on September 9. 

    Miller's daughter, The Artist star Penelope Ann Miller, confirmed the performer's passing on Twitter. "My Papa's beautiful soul left this earth 9/9/2022. He loved deeply & was loved by all who knew him. He touched many lives," she wrote. "He was funny, fun, & always creating. He cherished this life and saw the glass half full! I was blessed to call him my dad."

    In addition to his guest appearances in series including The Andy Griffith ShowI Spy, and The Twilight Zone, Miller was also known for his film career, starring in titles like Blonde in BondageThe Hook, and Dixie Dynamite

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    TOPICS: Days of Our Lives, Obits