Penelope Ann Miller (born January 13, 1964 as Penelope Andrea Miller), sometimes credited as Penelope Miller, is an American actress. She began her career on Broadway, starred in several major Hollywood films during the 1990s, and has continued appearing in supporting roles in both film and television.
Miller was born in Los Angeles to actor and screenwriter Mark Miller and fashion magazine editor Beatrice Ammidown. She has an older sister, Marisa Miller who is also a film actress, and a younger sister, Savannah Miller, who is a social worker.
Miller graduated from high school in Los Angeles, then moved (aged 18) to New York City to study theatre. Her Broadway theatre break came in 1985 when she was cast in the lead (opposite Matthew Broderick) in the Neil Simon play Biloxi Blues (she would also star with Broderick in the 1988 film version of that play).
Miller's film debut came in 1987 in Adventures in Babysitting. She took a role in one episode ("Death and the Lady") of the television series Miami Vice (which aired on 16 October, 1987), and accepted several other small roles in film and television work. She then returned to Broadway in a revival of Our Town; her portrayal of