Peter Benchley

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Known Credits 20

Gender Male

Birthday 1940-05-08

Day of Death 2006-02-11 (65 years old)

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Biography

Peter Bradford Benchley (May 8, 1940 – February 12, 2006) was an American author, best known for his novel Jaws and its subsequent film adaptation, the latter co-written by Benchley (with Carl Gottlieb) and directed by Steven Spielberg. Several more of his works were also adapted for cinema, including The Deep, The Island, Beast, and White Shark.

Writing

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Acting

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Creator

1999

Production

1999

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