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||June 15, 1991
||September 27, 1907
||Cause of Death:
||Uxbridge, England, GB
RATE AND COMMENT
Joined the New Theatre in London
Co-wroted, produced and co-directed (with Charles Saunders) first feature film, "Tawny Pipit"
Contributed to the script of Will Hay's wartime comedy, "The Goose Steps Out"
Film acting debut, "Channel Crossing"
Appeared in first starring role, opposite Noel Coward in "In Which We Serve"
Co-wrote a TV adaptation of his famed annual Christmas Mermaid stage production of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island"; played Long John Silver
Joined Herbert Farjeon's revue company
Friends in show business staged a benefit for Miles after learning he was nearly blind, confined to a wheelchair and living on a state pension (date approximate)
His stage musical, "Lock Up Your Daughters", adapted from an 18th-century play by Henry Fielding, was subsequently made into a film by Columbia Pictures
Professional stage debut as 2nd messenger in "Richard III"