Born: 1957 January 27 in Olney, Maryland, United States

Biography: Frank Miller is a comic book writer, artist, novelist, screenwriter, film director, and producer best known for his comic book stories and graphic novels such as Ronin, Daredevil: Born Again, The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: Year One, Sin City, and 300.

He also directed the film version of The Spirit, shared directing duties with Robert Rodriguez on Sin City and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, and produced the film 300. His film Sin City earned a Palme d'Or nomination, and he has received every major comic book industry award. In 2015, Miller was inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame.

Miller is noted for combining film noir and manga influences in his comics.

Notes: He should not be confused with comic-strip cartoonist Frank Miller (1898-1949) or editorial cartoonist Frank Miller (1925-1983).

To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.


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Name:

    Frank Miller Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Frank Family name: Miller
    Disambiguation: Dark Knight, Sin City, 300 creator

Other Names:

  1. Miller Type: Common Alternative Name
  2. Фрэнк Миллер Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Фрэнк Family name: Миллер
  3. Франк Милър Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Франк Family name: Милър

Signatures:

  1. F. [generic]
  2. F. MILLER [generic]
  3. FM
  4. FM [generic]
  5. FM [lamba-shaped M]
  6. FM [long M]
  7. FM [thin letters, below trace]
  8. Frank Miller [generic]
  9. M [generic]
  10. Miller [generic]
  11. MILLER
  12. MILLER/GROM [generic]
  13. page 18 [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1981: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  2. 1986: Kirby Award - Best Writer/Artist (single or team)
  3. 1987: Kirby Award - Best Art Team
  4. 1987: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Best Script
  5. 1987: Eagle Awards - Roll of Honour
  6. 1989: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  7. 1990: Adamson Awards - Best International Comic-Strip [or Comic Book] Cartoonist
  8. 1991: Eisner Award - Best Writer/Artist or Writer/Artist Team
  9. 1991: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  10. 1992: Squiddy Award - Favorite Artist
  11. 1992: UK Comic Art Award - Best Writer/Artist
  12. 1993: Eisner Award - Best Penciller/Inker, Black & White Publication
  13. 1993: Eisner Award - Best Writer/Artist
  14. 1993: UK Comic Art Award - Best Writer/Artist
  15. 1994: UK Comic Art Award - Best Writer/Artist
  16. 1996: Thompsons - Best Achievement by a Writer & Artist
  17. 1997: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  18. 1997: Troféu HQ Mix - Roteirista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Writer)
  19. 1998: Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award - [no name]
  20. 1998: Thompsons - Favorite Writer & Artist or Cartoonist (Drama)
  21. 1999: Troféu HQ Mix - Roteirista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Writer)
  22. 1999: Eisner Award - Best Writer/Artist
  23. 2000: Eagle Awards - International Section - Favourite Comics WriterFavourite Comics Writer/Artist
  24. 2006: Comic-Con Icon Award - [no name]
  25. 2006: Scream Awards - Comic-Con Icon Award
  26. 2015: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1986: Kirby Award - Best Single Issue
    Daredevil (1964 series) #227 [Direct]
  2. 1986: Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards - Favorite Graphic Novel
    Daredevil / Elektra: Love and War (2003 series)
  3. 1987: Kirby Award - Best Graphic Album
    Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986 series) [First Printing]
  4. 1987: Kirby Award - Best Single Issue
    Batman: The Dark Knight (1986 series) #1 [Direct]
  5. 1991: UK Comic Art Award - Best Original Graphic Novel/One-Shot
    Elektra Lives Again (1990 series)
  6. 1991: Eisner Award - Best Graphic Album - New
    Elektra Lives Again (1990 series)
  7. 1993: Eisner Award - Best Graphic Album - Reprint
    Sin City (1992 series)
  8. 1993: Squiddy Award - Reprint Volume or Collection
    Sin City (1992 series)
  9. 1994: Wizard Fan Awards - Favorite One-Shot or Limited Series (Creator)
    Spawn-Batman (1994 series) [Direct]
  10. 1997: Squiddy Award - Graphic Novel
    Sin City: Family Values (1997 series)
  11. 1998: Eisner Award - Best Graphic Album - Reprint
    Sin City: That Yellow Bastard (1997 series)
  12. 1998: Harvey Award - Best Graphic Album of Original Work
    Sin City: Family Values (1997 series)
  13. 2000: Squiddy Award - Best Comics Novella
    Superman and Batman: World's Funnest (2000 series)
  14. 2001: Harvey Award - Best Single Issue or Story
    Superman and Batman: World's Funnest (2000 series)
  15. 2002: Squiddy Award - Best Anthology
    9-11 (2002 series) #1
  16. 2012: Eisner Award - Best U.S. Edition of International Material
    The Manara Library (2011 series) #1 - Indian Summer and Other Stories
  17. 2012: Harvey Award - Best American Edition of Foreign Material
    The Manara Library (2011 series) #1 - Indian Summer and Other Stories

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1995: Eisner Award - Best Short Story
    The Babe Wore Red (Sin City) comic story, 24p

Art Influences:

Frank Miller (b. 1957) stated influences by:
  1. Steve Ditko (b. 1927)
Influences by Frank Miller (b. 1957) were stated by:
  1. Gabriel Bá (b. 1976)
  2. Jason Badower (b. 1975)
  3. Denis Beauvais (b. 1962)
  4. Paul J. Bolger
  5. Roger Cruz (b. 1971)
  6. Francisco Di Amorim (b. 197?)
  7. Dick Foreman (b. 1952)
  8. Jorge Fornés (b. 1974)
  9. Cully Hamner (b. 1969)
  10. Phil Hester (b. 1966)
  11. Dave Hudak (b. 1966)
  12. Greg Hyland (b. 1969)
  13. Sheldon Inkol (b. 1965)
  14. Leonard Kirk (b. 1966)
  15. Jim Lee (b. 1964)
  16. Dave Marchman (b. ????)
  17. Timothy Markin (b. 1968)
  18. David Marshall (b. 1962)
  19. Todd McFarlane (b. 1961)
  20. Brad Meltzer (b. 1970)
  21. Fábio Moon (b. 1976)
  22. Tomm Moore (b. 1977)
  23. Patrick Olliffe (b. 1965)
  24. Dan Panosian (b. 1969)
  25. Adam Pollina (b. 1970)
  26. John Romita Jr. (b. 1956)
  27. Evan Skolnick (b. 1966)
  28. Kevin Vetrone (b. 1963)
  29. Mark Welser (b. 19??)
  30. Scott Williams (b. 1960)
  31. Daniel Wilson (b. 1957)
  32. 麻宮騎亜 (b. 1963)

Memberships:

  1. APA-5 Type: member


Relations:

  1. Similar Name - Frank Miller (b. 1898)
  2. Similar Name - Frank Miller (b. 1925)
  3. Employee of - Upstart Associates (b. 1978)
    Notes: Did pencils and inks 1981 to 1983.
  4. Spouse - Lynn Varley (b. 1958)
    Notes: 1986-2005