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Sir Peter Shaffer
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11 December 1966
Born
Peter Levin Shaffer

(1926-05-15)15 May 1926
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died 6 June 2016(2016-06-06) (aged 90)
Alma mater University of Cambridge
Occupation Playwright, screenwriter

Sir Peter Levin Shaffer (15 May 1926 – 6 June 2016) was an English playwright and screenwriter. He was known for his works in Equus, Amadeus, Black Comedy, and in The Royal Hunt of the Sun. He won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Screenwriter.

Shaffer died on 6 June 2016 at the age of 90 while on a trip to the southwest of Ireland.



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