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ARTHUR MILLER TIMELINE

1915 October 17 Arthur Asher Miller is born in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City.
1936 His first play, Honors at Dawn, is produced at the University of Michigan and earns him the Avery Hopwood Award.
1938 Miller graduates from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in English.
1940 He marries his college sweetheart, Mary Slattery.
1944 November 23 His first Broadway production, The Man Who Had All the Luck, opens at the Forrest Theatre. It closes after only 4 performances.
1947 January 29 All My Sons opens at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller his first Tony Award.
1949 February 10 Death of a Salesman opens at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway, under the direction of Elia Kazan. The play is hailed as a masterpiece of the modern theatre and earns Miller a Pulitzer Prize. The production also wins six Tony Awards.
1950 December 28 An Enemy of the People, adapted from a play by Henrik Ibsen, opens at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway. It closes after only 36 performances.
1953 January 26 The Crucible opens at the Martin Beck Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for Best Play.
1955 September 29 A View From the Bridge and A Memory of Two Mondays open at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway
1956 June 21 Miller is called before HUAC (the House Un-American Activities Committee) for attending communist meetings with director Elia Kazan.
June 29 Arthur Miller marries Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe.
1957 May 31 Miller is found guilty of contempt of Congress for refusing to name names to HUAC as they pursue their anti-communist witch hunt.
1958 August 8 His conviction is reversed by the U.S. Court of Appeals.
1961 The Misfits, a film Miller wrote for Marilyn Monroe as their marriage was collapsing, is released in theaters. The film, directed by John Huston, also features Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift.
1962 February 17 Arthur Miller marries Austrian photographer Inge Morath.
1964 January 23 After the Fall opens at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre.
December 3 Incident at Vichy opens at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre.
1968 February 7 The Price opens at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for Best Play.
1972 November 30 The Creation of the World and Other Business opens at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway.
1980 November 20 The American Clock opens at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway. It closes after only 12 performances.
1985 A made-for-TV version of Death of a Salesman starring Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich earns 10 Emmy nominations and takes home 3 awards.
1987 Miller publishes his autobiography, Timebends.
1994 April 24 Broken Glass opens at the Booth Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for best play.
1996 A critically-acclaimed film adaptation of The Crucible is released starring Winona Ryder and Daniel Day-Lewis.
November 13 Miller's daughter Rebecca marries Daniel Day-Lewis who starred in the film adaptation of The Crucible.
2000 April 9 The Ride Down Mt. Morgan opens at the Ambassador Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for Best Play.
2002 January 30 Miller's wife, Inge Morath, dies at age 78.
May 1 He is awarded Spain's Principe de Asturias Prize for Literature as "the undisputed master of modern drama".
2004 September 21 His last play, Finishing the Picture, premieres at Chicago's Goodman Theatre; it is said to be based on the problematic 1961 production of The Misfits which he wrote for Monroe just as their marriage was falling apart.
December Miller announces he is planning to marry 34-year-old artist Agnes Barley.
2005 February 10 Arthur Miller dies of congestive heart failure at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut.
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