Ron Milner

Ron Milner, the African-American playwright whose Checkmates had a run on Broadway in fall 1988, died July 9, 2004, at a Detroit area hospital of complications from liver cancer, according to The Associated Press. Mr. Milner, a Detroiter who enjoyed regional success with plays — including productions in his hometown — was 66.

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  • Born: 1938
  • Death: Jul 9, 2004 in Detroit, MI, USA