Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
1954 – Born in Brooklyn, New York. A Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and dramatist.
1983 – Moved to New Haven, Connecticut.
1989 – He wrote the play "The Loman Family Picnic".
1992 – Margulies’ career really began to take off when Sight Unseen won an Obie for Best New American Play.
1993 – Elected to the Dramatists Guild Council.
– Margulies has received grants from Creative Artists Public Service (CAPS), New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.
2000 – Dinner With Friends, won Margulies a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
– He had been nominated for a Pulitzer for Collected Stories, a play about a Jewish writer who is betrayed by her young disciple.
2005 – Had a new play on Broadway called "Brooklyn Boy," returned to Brooklyn for the first time in 25 years.