Early Life Born in New York City in 1915 Father was an illiterate but wealthy businessman Father lost it all in the crash of 1929 Miller worked his way through college: U of Michigan ph Photo courtesy of pods.binghamton.edu
University of Michigan Here he became a writer Received Avery Hopwood award Remained involve with the U. all of his life
McCarthyism Called Arthur Miller a communist Refused Miller passports to see his worked produced in England and other countries.
Some Famous Plays All My Sons (1946) The Crucible A View from the Bridge Photo courtesy of sydney.edu.au
Death of a Salesman Written in 1948 Tells the story of salesman Willie Loman and his family First play to win all three major awards: Tony, NY Drama Circle, Pulitzer Photo courtesy of blog.newsok.com
Some last information Married to Marilyn Monroe from 1956-1961. A very famous piece of his life. Died Feb. 10, 2005, at the age of 89. Photo courtesy of brooklynheightsblog.com