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Miller, Arthur Aster

Born: 1915 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Playwrights, Writers


1915 - Born on October 17th in New York City.

1938 - Received his B.A. in Journalism degree from the University of Michigan.

1940 - Married to Mary Grace Slattery on August 5th.

1944-1945 - Miller toured Army camps to collect background material for the screenplay The Story of GI Joe. Miller's first novel, Focus, was about anti-Semitism.

1949 - Received a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Death of a Salesman.

         - Death of a Salesman brought Miller international fame, and become one of the major achievements of modern American theatre. It relates the tragic story of a salesman named Willy Loman, whose past and present are mingled in expressionistic scenes.

         - Miller was named an "Outstanding Father of the Year", which manifested his success as a famous writer. But the wheel of fortune was going down.

1956 - Married to Marilyn Monroe on June 29th.

         - Miller was awarded honorary degree at the University of Michigan but also called before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

1962 - Married to Ingeborg Morath on February 17th.

1984 - Received the Kennedy Center Honor.

1993 - Recipient of the National Medal of Arts.

2005 - Died on February 10th in Roxbury, Connecticut.


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