Millar, Roderick David Gartly was born on December 24, 1943 in Thurso, Scotland. Son of Archibald Alexander and Rosalind Elizabeth (Gartly) M. Diploma Art, Gray's School Art, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1967.
Bachelor of Arts, Open University, United Kingdom, 1975, B.Phil., 1979. Certified teacher Teacher art New Pitscigo School, Aberdeenshire, 1968. Teacher art and English, Volunteer Service Overseas, Singapore, 1969-1970.
Teacher art Bo'ness Academy, Scotland, 1971-1973. Teacher art and philosophy Cults Academy, Aberdeen, since 1973. Extra-mural tutor Aberdeen University, 1982-1985.
Philosophy tutor The Open University, United Kingdom, since 1980, consultant, 1983-1986.