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Peter Benchley

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.

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May 8, 1940 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' 1995-11-28
Latest Project:
Series Numb3rs 2006-03-05
Known For
Poster of Numb3rs
Poster of I Love the '70s
Poster of E! True Hollywood Story
Poster of The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws'
Series Numb3rs Interviewer 2006-03-05
Series I Love the '70s Unknown 2003-08-18
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' Himself 1995-11-28