Let us get to know the American actor Omar Benson Miller’s father Alec Miller, as he gets busy with his most recent work in the new CBS spy series True Lies. The action TV series includes quite a star-studded cast and Omar is one of them.
Omar, before this, appeared as Walter Simmons on CSI: Miami (2009–2012), as Charles Greane on Ballers (2015–2019), as the voice of Raphael on Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018-2020), and its 2022 film, and as Ben Taylor on the CBS comedy series The Unicorn (2019–2021).
Meet Alec Miller, Actor Omar Benson Miller’s Father
Actor Omar Benson Miller was born on 7 October 1978 in Anaheim, California to his mother, Gloria Miller, and father, Alec Miller. Omar loves calling them by their nicknames — his father by Smiley and his mom “Ace”.
In a selfie shared on social media in August 2021 Omar wrote on social media “They call him Smiley for a reason … Got some sun and iced tea with my Pop, and we laughed … a lot.”
From the look at Omar’s social media, one can tell that he has a perfectly amicable relationship with both his parents. However, in the rest of the writing, we shall mostly talk about just the patriarch.
In 2018, Alec wrote on a social media post about how 80 years ago, his father was born to sharecroppers in Mississippi. He went on to write that since 1938, Alec has lived in poverty, luxury, wealth, racism, harmony, the Watts & LA riots, attended the funeral of #EmmittTill, survived Jim Crow, created an enterprise from nothing, and created a family raising seven kids of his own and a gang of others along his journey. And through all this, Omar gushed that his father has never stopped laughing.
Alec Miller’s Wife And Kids
Alec Miller’s wife or Omar’s mother is Gloria Waneda Miller. She turned 80 years old in April 2022. Per her Facebook, she studied at Compton College and E. St. Louis Lincoln Senior High School. Afterward, she had a career as an administrative assistant at Be Productions. And at the time of this writing, she was based in St. Louis.
Then the family celebrated the matriarch’s birthday on 8 April 2021, she looked pretty much healthy and much younger. “That’s my Mama. So much life, wisdom & love have flowed through this woman and I’m proud to call her my Mother. Today is her birthday and we’re celebrating. That’s a mighty fine 79! If you’ve been Blessed by me or my Mama send her a birthday shout-out”, Omar had written as a caption also showing off glimpses from the day.
Together, Alec and his wife Gloria share seven children including Omar. Another son is in Los Angeles inhabiting Terry Miller. Terry and Omar happen to be co-hosting together The Ozone Podcast, where the two brothers have totally unguarded conversations about sports and culture. On this program on LeBron James’s Uninterrupted Channel, they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians, and entertainers to get brutally honest about all things sports.
Back in 2017, the Miller brothers also used to host Advantage Omar where they were assigned of covering the destination highlights of all four grand slam tournaments for the Tennis Channel. The show featured Omar and Terry eating and drinking as they travel through London and Paris.
About working with Terry, Omar once told: working with family can be difficult. He also explained the gift and curse of having a big family referring to his six siblings.
While alone, Omar also used to host Esquire Network’s travel series Weekend Fix, even before that.
Omar’s other siblings would be David Alex Miller who turned 53 in October 2022 and Andrew Miller. The former had been residing in El Paso, Texas, and the latter in Glendale, California as of March 2023. Following his passing, a friend of his remembered him as someone who loved his whole family and looked out for everyone. This person, on a Facebook post, also gushed about how the late Terry was a great man, father, and brother. and most of all a friend.
Alec Miller Age
Born in 1938, Alec Miller turned 84 years old in 2022.
Alec Miller Job
One could not tell what kind of a job or career Alec Miller had. However, Omar did once mention that his beloved dad created an enterprise from simply nothing. Talking about his own passion for traveling, he said his dad was big on getting out and getting on the road and always wanted to show his kids what the world has to offer.
When Is Alec Miller’s Birthday?
Alec Miller’s birthday is on August 20th. On this day in 2022, Alec’s son took to his social a glimpse of them celebrating his 84th birthday. “One of us just turned 84 and the other can’t stand the desert heat. Happy Birthday, Pop! My favorite farmer-turned-city slicker is still shining”, Omar wrote next to it.
Where Is Alec Miller From?
Alec Miller originally hails from Mississippi. Although at the time of this writing, he was based in Long Beach, California.
Is Alec Miller On Instagram And Facebook?
Alec Miller could not be found on Instagram and Facebook or any other social media platforms.