About Peter Benchley

Peter Benchley

Peter Benchley

May 08, 1940 - February 11, 2006

Place of Birth    :   New York City - New York - USA
Homepage    :   http://www.peterbenchley.com
Imdb Profile    :   IMDB Profile

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.