John Proctor

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Birthday
30, 1632
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 19, 1692 (60)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1632
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 19, 1692 (60)

About

Farmer and tavern keeper who was best known as the subject of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, which dealt with the Salem Witch Trials.

Before Fame

He arrived in Massachusetts with his family when he was three years-old, sailing across the Atlantic on a ship called Susan and Ellen.

Trivia

He was accused of witchcraft, which resulted in his conviction and eventual hanging.

Family Life

He married Martha Giddens and had four children with her and later married Elizabeth Thorndike, with whom he had seven more children.

Associated With

Daniel Day-Lewis portrayed him in the 1996 film adaptation of The Crucible.