Saturday, 31 August 2019

1087) Isidore Miller

Isidore Miller (1884 - 1966). Father of the Pulitzer Prize winning American playwright and essayist, Arthur Asher Miller, who became the final husband of Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe. Isidore's youngest child became the famous actress Joan Copeland.
He was born in Radomyśl Wielki, Galicia (then part of Austria-Hungary, now Poland) in a Jewish family and emigrated to the US in 1891. In 1918 he started a women's clothing manufacturing business in Harlem, employing 400 people, but they lost almost everything in the crash of 1929.

- "... grew up to be six feet two inches tall with blue eyes and red hair and everybody thought he was an Irishman.…

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