Thomas L. Miller, ‘Family Matters’ and ‘Full House’ Producer, Dies at 79

  • Variety
Thomas L. Miller, ‘Family Matters’ and ‘Full House’ Producer, Dies at 79
Thomas L. Miller, one of the co-founders of Miller-Boyett Productions who produced some of of the most influential sitcoms in television history such as “Family Matters” and “Full House,” has died of complications related to heart disease. He was 79.

Miller died on April 5 in Salisbury, Conn., according to his family and longtime partner Robert L. Boyett.

The extensive list of TV credits he accrued over his seven-decade career also includes other “Tgif” hits like “Perfect Strangers” and “Step by Step.” Via Miller-Boyet productions (which began as Miller-Milkis in 1969), he also had a hand in family-oriented hits such as “Bosom Buddies,” “Happy Days,” “Mork and Mindy” and “Laverne and Shirley.”

Miller moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment in 1962, scoring his break as a dialogue coach for legendary film director Billy Wilder. During his time with Wilder, Miller worked on such classic films as “Irma la Douce” and “The Fortune Cookie.
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