Miles.worked with director Alfred Hitchcock, most notably as Lila Crane,
the concerned sister of Janet Leigh’s character in the 1960 classic thriller
Psycho, reprising the role in the 1983 sequel, Psycho II. Other films include
The Wrong Man (1956), The Searchers, (1956) and The Man Who Shot
Liberty Valance (1962).
Before fame, Vera Miles was crowned Miss Kansas in 1948 and was the
third runner-up in the Miss America pageant in 1951.