Dennis Miller is best known for his critically acclaimed live talk show, Dennis Miller Live, which held a nine-year run on HBO from 1994-2002 and earned him five Emmy Awards and three Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) Awards. Prior, Dennis was the “Weekend Update” anchor on Saturday Night Live for six years. He also served as the host and executive producer of CNBC’s Dennis Miller, a topical interview talk show featuring reasoned discourse, opinion and humor. In December 2018, Miller released his 9th stand up special, “Fake News, Real Jokes.” Currently, Miller hosts his twice weekly podcast “The Dennis Miller Option on Westwood One.” He can also be heard on his twice-daily syndicated radio feature, “The Miller Minute.”
Miller has also achieved success in the literary arena with four books including, I Rant Therefore I Am, The Rants, Ranting Again, and The Rant Zone, which have all been New York Times Best Sellers. On the feature side, he has appeared in such films including Disclosure (1994), The Net (1995), Murder at 1600 (1997) and What Happens in Vegas (2008).
Over the years, Miller has become both a public and critical favorite. The New York Times said, “Mr. Miller is exquisitely attuned to contemporary foibles…his material can be scathing, his delivery low key…Mr. Miller reaches a bit farther than most comedians for the scorching comment…this smart aleck has an uncommonly sharp eye…”
Miller is an active member of the Montecito community where he raised two millennial sons with his wife of 30 years, interior designer Carolyn Miller.