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Jason Miller

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Born Apr 22, 1939

Jason Miller was an American actor and playwright. He received the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play That Championship Season, and was widely recognized for his role as Father Damien Karras in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, a role he reprised briefly in The Exorcist III: Legion. He later became Artistic Director of the Scranton Public Theatre in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where That Championship Season was set.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born on April 22, 1939.
1941 2 Years Old His family moved to Scranton in 1941, where Miller was educated at St. Patrick's High School and the Jesuit-run University of Scranton, where he received a degree in English and philosophy. … Read More

THIRTIES

1973 34 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He received the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play That Championship Season, and was widely recognized for his role as Father Damien Karras in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, a role he reprised briefly in The Exorcist III. … Read More

FORTIES

1982 43 Years Old In 1982 Miller directed the screen version of That Championship Season. … Read More

FIFTIES

1998 59 Years Old In 1998, he toured the country in his one-man play Barrymore's Ghost, ending the tour with a four-month run off-Broadway.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2000 61 Years Old In October 2000 he performed Barrymore's Ghost in a hugely successful and critically acclaimed production directed by Michael Leland at Theatre Double main stage in Philadelphia.
2001 62 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 13, 2001, Miller died of a heart attack in his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania. … Read More
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