Celebrity Profile

Arthur Miller

  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Author
  • birthday: October 17, 2015
  • accomplishments: Pulitzer Prize
  • fun faith fact! His father owned a clothing company

Arthur Miller is best known as the playwright behind Death of a Salesman and The Crucible, as well as being married to Marilyn Monroe for five years. Born in Harlem, Miller’s father owned a women’s clothing business. Miller earned a degree from the University of Michigan in 1938 and began writing plays, of which Death of a Salesman which won the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for drama and a Tony Award for Best Play. Arthur Miller is thought to be one of the best dramatists of his time and the theater at his alma mater is named for him.

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