Arthur Miller (17 October, 1915 – 10 February, 2005) is an American playwright, essayist and public persona.
- Mr. Miller’s parents were Isidore and Augusta Miller.His father ran a successful women’s clothing store, but was illiterate.
- The Millers lost almost everything in 1929 when the stock market crashed.
- In 1936 Miller received the Avery Hopwood Award for young playwrights, he was still in college.
- The Man Who Had All the Luck, Miller’s first Broadway play, closed after only four performances.
- Miller wrote the first act of Death of Salesman in less than a day.
- Some of the awards Miller won were the Emmy Awards, Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
- Mr. Miller was had three wives: Mary Slattery, Marilyn Monroe and Inge Morath.
- The Crucible, a dramatization of the Salem witch trials of 1692 is an allegory of McCarthyism, which led to…
- In 1957, during a Congressional hearing, Miller refused to name suspected communists and was found in contempt of court.
- Arthur Miller is father-in-law to actor Daniel Day Lewis, who is married to his daughter Rebecca.
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