Milwaukee native who produced ‘Full House’ and ‘Laverne & Shirley’ dies
LOS ANGELES — The producer of a string of TV hits including “Full House” and its sequel “Fuller House” has died.
A family spokeswoman said that Thomas L. Miller died Sunday in Salisbury, Connecticut, from complications of heart disease.
A native of Milwaukee, Miller moved to Los Angeles in 1962 and began his Hollywood career working for famed movie director Billy Wilder.
After serving as a studio executive, Miller’s independent production career included the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Laverne & Shirley.” Working in partnership with Robert Boyett, he produced “Full House” and the Netflix sequel that debuted in 2016.
Miller and Boyett later collaborated on Broadway productions, including the Tony Award-winning “War Horse.”
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