Willy Loman

Definition

Theater

  • The central character in the play Death of a Salesman(1949) by Arthur Miller. Loman, a failure as a salesman and father,kills himself in a car crash to raise insurance money for his family.The play, a sad commentary on the failure of the American dream, wona Pulitzer Prize.
    Attention, attention must be finally paid to such a person.
    Death of a Salesman

    Actors to excel in the role include Lee J. Cobb (1949), George C.Scott (1975), Dustin Hoffman (1985), and Brian Dennehy (1999).

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