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Arthur Miller (I) (1915–2005)


Arthur Asher Miller was born on October 17, 1915, in New York City, to Augusta (Barnett) and Isidore Miller. His family was of Austrian Jewish descent. His father manufactured women's coats, but his business was devastated by the Depression, seeding his son's disillusionment with the American Dream and those blue-sky-seeking Americans who pursued ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2001 Tod eines Handlungsreisenden (TV Movie)
 2000 The Ryan Interview (TV Movie) (play)
 2000 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie) (play)
 1997 Den sista yankeen (TV Movie) (play)
 1997 Uno sguardo dal ponte (TV Movie) (play)
 1996 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
 1996 Broken Glass (TV Movie) (play)
 1993 The American Clock (TV Movie) (play)
 1992 The Golden Years (TV Movie)
 1991 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Clara (1991) ... (play)
 1990 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie)
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- All My Sons (1987) ... (play)
 1985 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie) (play) / (teleplay)
 1981 Közjáték Vichyben (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 The Crucible (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Playing for Time (TV Movie) (written by)
 1979 En handelsresandes död (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
 1979 The Price (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Fame (TV Movie) (writer)
 1976 El teatro (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Panorama desde el puente (1976) ... (play)
 1975 Le prix (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 After the Fall (TV Movie)
 1974 A Morte de um Caixeiro Viajante (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
  Estudio 1 (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (play - 3 episodes, 1967 - 1973)
- El precio (1974)
- Las brujas de Salem (II) (1973) ... (play)
- La muerte de un viajante (1972) ... (play)
- Todos eran mis hijos (1967) ... (play)
 1973 Incident at Vichy (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Incident à Vichy (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Il crogiuolo (TV Mini-Series) (play "The Crucible" - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... (play "The Crucible")
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... (play "The Crucible")
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Price (1971) ... (writer)
 1971 The Price (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (play)
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Memory of Two Mondays (1971) ... (play)
 1970 Frakt under havet (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Der Tod des Handlungsreisenden (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
 1968 De vuurproef (TV Movie)
 1968 Inzicht (TV Movie) (novel "Focus")
 1967 Kahden maanantain muisto (TV Movie) (play "A Memory of Two Mondays")
 1967 De dood van een handelsreiziger (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 The Crucible (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Blick von der Brücke (TV Movie) (play "A View From the Bridge")
 1967 Alle mine sønner (TV Movie) (author)
 1967 Ein gutes Gewissen... (TV Short) (story)
 1966 Et minde om to mandage (TV Movie) (play "A Memory of Two Mondays")
 1966 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1966 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- An Enemy of the People (1966) ... (adaptation)
 1966 Kaikki minun poikiani (TV Movie) (play "All My Sons")
 1966 Erinnerung an zwei Montage (TV Movie) (play "A Memory of Two Mondays")
 1966 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Death of a Salesman (1966) ... (play)
 1966 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie) (play)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1966) (play - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1957)
- View from the Bridge (1966) ... (writer)
- The Crucible (1959) ... (writer)
- All My Sons (1958) ... (play)
- Death of a Salesman (1957) ... (play)
- An Enemy of the People (1957) ... (adaptation)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Focus (1966) ... (novel)
 1965 Minne av två måndagar (TV Movie) (play "A Memory of Two Mondays")
 1965 Smeltedigelen (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Alle meine Söhne (TV Movie) (play "All My Sons")
 1965 Alla mina söner (TV Movie) (play "All my sons")
 1965 Gran teatro (TV Series) (play "The Crucible" - 1 episode)
- Las brujas de Salem (1965) ... (play "The Crucible")
 1965 Ein Volksfeind (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1964 Gran teatro (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Tod eines Handlungsreisenden (TV Movie) (novel "Death of a Salesman")
  Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (play - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1963)
- Panorama Visto da Ponte (1963) ... (play)
- A Morte do Caixeiro Viajante (1953) ... (play)
 1962 Der Tod des Handlungsreisenden (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Brennpunkt (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- It Takes a Thief (1962) ... (story)
 1962 Focus (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 En handelsresandes död (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
 1961 Alle meine Söhne (TV Movie) (play "All My Sons")
 1961 Kauppamatkustajan kuolema (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
 1961 De dood van een handelsreiziger (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
 1960 De dood van een handelsreiziger (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Hexenjagd (TV Movie) (play "The Crucible")
 1959/II Startime (TV Series)
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Memory of Two Mondays (1959) ... (writer)
 1958 Der Tod des Handlungsreisenden (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
 1957 La muerte de un viajante (TV Movie) (play "Death of a Salesman")
 1955 Alle meine Söhne (TV Movie) (play "All My Sons")
 1954 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Morte do Caixeiro Viajante (1954) ... (play)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It Takes a Thief (1950) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Danger: Memory!," performed at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England, with Paul Rogers, 'Betsy Blair (I)' and John Bennett in the cast. Jack Gold was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 5 Interviews | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

By whatever means it is accomplished, the prime business of a play is to arouse the passions of its audience so that by the route of passion may be opened up new relationships between a man and men, and between men and Man. Drama is akin to the other inventions of man in that it ought to help us to know more, and not merely to spend our feelings. See more »

Trivia:

Miller died on the 56th anniversary of the opening night of his greatest success. "Death of a Salesman" opened at the Morosco Theatre on Feb 10, 1949 and closed on Nov 18, 1950, running for a total of 742 performances. The original production won two 1949 Tony Awards for Miller for Best Play and Best Author. It also won Tony Awards for Arthur Kennedy (Best Supporting or Featured Actor-Dramatic), ... See more »

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