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Miller Lite

  1. 1. “ Miller Lite” <ul><li>Who was Arthur Miller? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Arthur Miller 1915–2005
  3. 3. Biography <ul><li>1915 Arthur Aster Miller born on October 17th in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>1923 Sees first play--a melodrama at the Shubert Theater. </li></ul><ul><li>Father's business struggling: family moves to Brooklyn. </li></ul><ul><li>1933 Graduates from Abraham Lincoln High School. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>He was a prominent figure in American literature and cinema for over 61 years, writing a wide variety of plays , including The Crucible , A View from the Bridge , All My Sons and Death of a Salesman , which are still widely studied and performed worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for &quot;Death of a Salesman&quot; in 1949, when he was just 33 years old. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>1953 The Crucible premieres. Receives Tony and Donaldson Awards. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>1956 Marries Marilyn Monroe. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>1957 Convicted of contempt of Congress for refusing to name names to the House Un-American Activities Committee. </li></ul><ul><li>He was Blacklisted in Hollywood </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>2005 Dies of heart failure in Connecticut home on 10th February. </li></ul>
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