Apr 30, 2015

Bob Miles

Bob Miles' (1927-2007) parents were both stunt performers. Bob worked in films from a young age. After World War II, Bob worked at RKO Studios and was studio head Howard Hughes' driver for several years.

Bob has worked on many films including "Spartacus" (1960), "The Slime People" (1963), "The Great Bank Robbery" (1969), "Dirty Harry" (1971), and "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" (1988). Bob was a member of the Stuntmen's Association.




Below: Bob (left) was Michael Landon's stunt double on the TV series, "Bonanza."




Below: From 1948 to 1954, Bob was married to actress Vera Miles, who co-starred in Alfred Hitchcock's, "Psycho" (1960).



Below: Bob (right) appeared in a fight scene with Robert Conrad (left) in "The Wild Wild West" episode, "The Night of the Brain" (1967).




Below: Bob played a fast draw gunman in "The Wild Wild West" episode, "The Night of the Surreal McCoy" (1967).



Below: Bob (far left) played a Klingon brawler in the classic "Star Trek" episode, "The Trouble with Tribbles" (1967).



Below: Bob takes a squib hit in "Nightmare at Noon" (1988).



Bob retired to Utah, where his enjoyed golfing and boating. He passed away in 2007.