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Arthur Miller

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Net worth 2018: $600,000
Industry: Writers
Residence: Harlem, New York City, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 October 1915
Sigh: Scorpio
Died On: February 10, 2005
Education: University of Michigan(1938), Abraham Lincoln High School (1932)
BIOGRAPHY

Arthur Miller was bornon 17 October 1915 in Harlem, New York City, United States, American. Arthur Asher Miller is one of the greatest American dramatists of the 20th century. His work was respected in the literary circuit, for its honesty and edginess. He was born and brought up in New York in a rich family with servants and chauffeurs but soon his father lost all his money to Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Miller had to struggle to support his family as well as his studies. He went to University of Michigan where he was awarded for his literary genius with the Avery Hopwood Award. His plays started getting produced from the 1940s until 2010. The most successful play of his life has been ‘The Death of a Salesman’ which fetched him a Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He got married thrice and one of his marriages was with the Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe. Their relationship was sensationalized throughout their marriage due to the troubled lifestyle of Monroe. After her death, a lot of his work was inspired by his experiences with Monroe like, ‘After The Fall’. Some of Miller’s plays like, ‘The Death of a Salesman’ and ‘The Crucibles’ have been turned into motion picture. He died while he was in relationship with a woman half his age - Agnes Barley.

TIMELINE
2005

In 2005, Miller died after struggling with cancer, in Connecticut

2004

In 2004, Miller’s ‘Finishing the Picture’ opened at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago

1990

Throughout the 1990s, Miller wrote a bunch of new plays such as ‘The Ride Down Mt

1987

In 1987, Miller’s autobiographical writing called ‘Timebeds’ was released

1983

In 1983, ‘Death of a Salesman’ was showcased at the People’s Art Theatre in Beijing, China

1978

In 1978, Miller came out with a collection of his work called ‘Theater Essays’ on which he himself gave a commentary and the collection of his work was edited by Robert A

1970

In 1970s, Miller started experimenting with his creativity and wrote plays that were different from his earlier writings and production

1968

In 1968, along with working for the PEN International, he wrote a play called ‘The Price’ which became his most successful play after a very longtime, after the success of ‘Death of a Salesman’

1965

In 1965, Miller became the first American president of the PEN International and remained in that position for the next 4 years

1964

In 1964, his play ‘After the Fall’ was produced

1962

In 1962, Miller married a professional photographer Inge Morath and had two children with her - Rebecca and Daniel

1961

In 1961, ‘The Misfits’, starring his ex-wife and a well-known actress Marilyn Monroe, released

1956

In 1956, ‘A View from the Bridge’ was performed on the Broadway

1953

In 1953, Miller’s ‘The Crucible’, which was a play on the idea that the House Un-American Activities Committee is linked to witch hunting in Salem, was performed at the Neck Theatre

1949

In 1949, his ‘Death of a Salesman’ was performed at the Moscow Theatre and became an instant commercial success

1948

In 1948, Miller constructed a small studio for himself in Connecticut

1946

In 1946, ‘All of My Sons’ became a Broadway success

1940

In 1940, his play ‘The Man Who Had All the Luck’ was produced and exhibited in New Jersey

1929

But soon his father lost everything during the Wall Street Crash in 1929 and the family had to move from Manhattan to Brooklyn

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