Peter Miles was the stage name of American child actor Gerald Richard Perreau-Saussine. After his film career ended, he turned to writing under the pen name Richard Miles.\nBorn in Tokyo, Miles was the older brother of actresses Gigi and Janine Perreau. He was educated at Beverly Hills Catholic School and graduated from Loyola High School in Los Angeles, California.\nMiles first screen appearance was as the son of Humphrey Bogart's character in Passage to Marseille. Other notable film credits include Enchantment, The Red Pony, and Quo Vadis. With the advent of television, he began appearing on the small screen, guest starring in episodes of Father Knows Best, The Lone Ranger, and 77 Sunset Strip, among others, and he was a regular on The Betty Hutton Show with his sister, Gigi Perreau, for a year. In 1959, he guest starred on Perry Mason as defendant Jimmy Morrow in \"The Case of the Spanish Cross.\"\nAs Richard Miles, he wrote novels, poetry, and two screenplays. In 1963, he entered his first novel, That Cold Day in the Park, in a Dell Publishing contest; it did not win, but was considered worthy of publication; it was made into a film of the same name in 1969.