There is speculation to this day whether her middle name is "May" or "June."
Vera has four children, two with her first husband and one each with her two subsequent husbands.
Vera was married three times, and all three of her ex-husbands died within a short time span. Her third husband, Keith Larsen died on December 13, 2006; first husband/stuntman and small part actor Bob Miles died on April 12, 2007; and bodybuilder second husband actor Gordon Scott, who played Tarzan in films, died on April 30, 2007.
In 1948 she won third place in The Miss America Pageant as Miss Kansas.
Vera Miles: I couldn't kill a fly.
Vera Miles: I love young men, lots of them, your ancient masculine double standard.