Vera Miles

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Birthday
23, 1930
Birthplace
Boise City, OK
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1930 (age 89)
Birthplace
Boise City, OK

About

Actress best known for playing Lila Crane in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic Psycho and the film's sequel Psycho II. She also played roles in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and The Searchers.

Before Fame

She was crowned Miss Kansas in 1948 and was the third runner-up in the Miss America pageant in 1951.

Trivia

She appeared in three episodes of the TV mystery series Murder She Wrote.

Family Life

She was married to Bob Miles from 1948 to 1954, Gordon Scott from 1954 to 1959 and Keith Larsen from 1960 to 1971. She has four children named Debra, Kelley, Michael and Erik.

Associated With

She played a small role in a 1951 musical production of Two Tickets to Broadway, which starred Janet Leigh. She then played Leigh's on-screen sister in Psycho.