Medical doctor turned director and producer George Miller was famous for his movies The Road Warrior and Fury Road. George Miller was born on 3 March 1945, in Queensland, Australia. His parents were Dimitri Castrisios Miller and Angela Balson are Greek immigrants. George Miller went to Ipswich Grammar School, and then to Sydney Boys High School. He pursued medical sciences at the University of New South Wales. Soon after his course, in 1971, he went to a workshop in film at Melbourne University which made him gain some skills related to film industry. He met Byron Kennedy at the University, and their friendship lasted forever.
In 1972, Miller and Kennedy founded Kennedy Miller Productions. After Kennedy's death in 1983, he renamed it as Kennedy Miller Mitchell Production in 2009 in recognition of the producer Doug Mitchell. George Miller along with his younger brother Chris made a one-minute short film when they were in medical college, and it is the best short film among the students then. This instance shows that he has the craze for movies. The documentary Violence in Cinema: Part 1 is factual and for its subject matter, it gained a place in the 1972 Sydney Film Festival in the documentary category.
Later, Madmax became his directorial debut which is from Kennedy Miller Productions. It was a big international hit then. He directed a remake of Nightmare at 20,000 Feet. Then he worked for the Australian Television like The Dismissal, The Cowra Breakout. George Miller did a few more films which had some bitter experiences and which made him learn a few lessons. One such movie is
The Witches of Eastwick. This movie was a black comedy and critically reviewed. He played the role of a producer to movies like Flirting, Dead Calm and for TV mini-series like Bangkok Hilton, etc. George didn't produce all the films on his own. He also worked with production houses like Warner Bros. His sequel to Babe, Babe: Pig in the City is written and directed in 1998.
After all, he made a handful of outstanding movies like Happy Feet and
Happy Feet Two, etc. Then he took the part of principal photographer for Mad Max: Fury Road and it turned out to be the biggest hit and it received ten Academy Award nominations. Coming to his personal life, first, he married an Actress Sandy Gore, and they have a daughter Augusta. Later he married
Margaret Sixel, who is a well-known editor and they have two children. He had some movies which are blockbusters and some movies which are mediocre.