|Arthur Miller Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2½ in|
|Date of Birth||October 17, 1915|
|Date of Death||February 10, 2005|
Arthur Miller was an American playwright, essayist, and screenwriter who is widely regarded as one of the best American writers of the 20th century. Some of his popular plays include All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge (1955).
Arthur Asher Miller
He was born on October 17, 1915.
On February 10, 2005, Arthur Miller died of bladder cancer and heart failure at the age of 89 in Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Harlem, Upper Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
He resided in Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Arthur Miller studied at Abraham Lincoln High School located in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating in the year 1932, he enrolled at the University of Michigan and graduated in c. 1936.
Playwright, Essayist, Screenwriter
- Father – Isidore Miller (Owned a women’s clothing manufacturing business that employed 400 people)
- Mother – Augusta (Barnett)
- Siblings – Kermit Miller (Older Brother), Joan Copeland (Younger Sister; June 1, 1922 – January 4, 2022) (Actor, Voice Artist)
- Others – Samuel Müller/Miller (Paternal Grandfather), Dora Keihl/Kell/Keil/Keal (Paternal Grandmother), Louis Barnett (Maternal Grandfather), Rosie/Rose Leibel (Maternal Grandmother), George J. Kupchik (Brother-In-Law) (Engineer), Eric (Nephew), Ronan Cal Day-Lewis (Grandson) Cashel Blake Day-Lewis (Grandson), Kate Miller (Granddaughter) (Actor, Voice Artist), Charles Stanley Gifford (Ex-Father-In-Law), Gladys Pearl Baker (Ex-Mother-In-Law) (Flapper and Film Negative Cutter), Bernice Baker (Ex-Sister-In-Law), Robert Kermit Baker (Ex-Brother-In-Law), Daniel Day-Lewis (Son-In-Law) (Actor)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, he had a net worth of $10 Million.
6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Arthur Miller dated –
- Mary Grace Slattery (1940-1956) – He was married to his first wife Mary Grace Slattery from 1940 to June 1956. They were blessed with 2 children – a daughter named Jane Miller (b. September 7, 1944) and a son named Robert A. Miller (b. May 31, 1947).
- Marilyn Monroe (1955-1961) – In 1955, Arthur Miller started going out with actor, model, and singer Marilyn Monroe. The romance was initially kept a secret because he was married at the time to Mary. In June 1956, they tied the knot in a private ceremony. The marriage started falling apart eventually and she also suffered a miscarriage in December 1958. The couple got divorced in 1961.
- Inge Morath (1960-2002) – He became romantically involved with photographer Inge Morath in 1960 and they married in February 1962. On September 15, 1962, they welcomed their first child together – a daughter named Rebecca Miller. Their 2nd child, a son named Daniel, was born with Down syndrome in November 1966. Arthur and Inge remained together until her death in 2002.
- Agnes Barley – Miller also had a relationship with minimalist painter Agnes Barley.
Race / Ethnicity
Arthur Miller was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Salt and Pepper
He was raised in a Jewish household.
Arthur Miller Favorite Things
- Actor To Play The Character Of Willy Loman in the play Death of a Salesman – Lee J. Cobb
Source – IMDb
Arthur Miller Facts
- His father was a well-respected man in the community. Their family lost almost everything in the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
- During his teen years, Arthur Miller used to deliver bread every morning before school in order to help his family financially.
- After graduating from the University of Michigan, he was employed as a psychiatric aide and copywriter and later accepted faculty posts at New York University and the University of New Hampshire.
- Arthur Miller joined the League of American Writers (1935–1943) on May 1, 1935. Some of the other members of the association included Alexander Trachtenberg of International Publishers, Franklin Folsom, Louis Untermeyer, I. F. Stone, Myra Page, Millen Brand, Lillian Hellman, and Dashiell Hammett.
Featured Image by Koch, Eric / Anefo / Dutch National Archives / Public Domain