Arthur Miller — American Playwright born on October 17, 1915, died on February 10, 2005

Arthur Asher Miller was a prolific American playwright, essayist, and prominent figure in twentieth-century American theatre. Among his most popular plays are All My Sons , Death of a Salesman , The Crucible and A View from the Bridge . He also wrote several screenplays and was most noted for his work on The Misfits . The drama Death of a Salesman is often numbered on the short list of finest American plays in the 20th century alongside Long Day's Journey into Night and A Streetcar Named Desire... (wikipedia)