As well as writing one great play and a few very good plays, Miller is
- A member of the select group of people whose greatest accomplishments came in 1948. Now two are dead: Strom Thurmond and Miller (though Death of a Salesman was first staged in 1949, I count him because he wrote the play in 1948). The two remaining are Paul Samuelson and George Kennan.
- A member of the non-select group of people who slept with Marilyn Monroe.