Allan Miller (born 14 February 1929) is an American actor. Miller was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Anna (née Diamond) and Benedict Miller. He is best known for his appearances on television, including Kojak, The Rockford Files, The Streets of San Francisco, Hawaii Five-0, Lou Grant, Wonder Woman, Starsky and Hutch, Barnaby Jones, Soap, Galactica 1980, Barney Miller, Knots Landing, Quincy, Cagney and Lacey, Highway to Heaven, Dallas, Airwolf, Scarecrow and Mrs King, thirtysomething, Matlock, Who\s the Boss?, Northern Exposure, LA Law, Murder She Wrote, NYPD Blue, Chicago Hope, Judging Amy and Law Order. Allan Miller is also known as one of the greatest living acting coaches of our time. He has coached Meryl Streep, Geraldine Page, Barbra Streisand, and hundreds of the leading actors at The Actors Studio since Lee Strasberg took him under his wing in the 1950s.