Anthony Shaffer Biography (1926-2001)

Born May 15, 1926, in Liverpool, England; son of Jack and Reka (Fredman) Shaffer; married Carolyn Soley; children: two daughters. Addresses: HOMES--300 Central Park W., Apartment 10-D, New York, NY; Wiltshire, England. AGENT--c/o Fraser and Dunlop Scripts, Ltd., 91 Regent Street, London W1R 8RU, England.

Nationality
English
Gender
Male
Birth Details
May 15, 1926
Liverpool, England
Death Details
November 6, 2001
London, England

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK
  • Creative consultant, Flesh + Blood, 1985.
  • Writings;STAGE
  • The Savage Parade, first produced in London, 1963, revised, 1967.
  • Sleuth, St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1970, then Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1970, later Fortune Theatre, London, 1973, published by Dodd Mead,1970, then Calder and Boyars, 1971.
  • Murderer, first produced in Brighton, U.K., then Garrick Theatre, London,both 1975, published by Marion Boyars, 1976.
  • Whodunnit?, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1982.
  • Writings;FILM
  • Absolution, Enterprise, 1971.
  • Cry of the Penguins (also known as Mr. Forbush and the Penguins), BritishLion, 1972.
  • Frenzy, Universal, 1972.
  • Sleuth, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972.
  • The Wicker Man, British Lion/Warner Brothers, 1973.
  • Death on the Nile, Paramount, 1978.
  • Evil under the Sun, Universal, 1982.
  • Appointment with Death, Cannon, 1988.
  • Also Black Comedy, 1970; The Goshawk Squadron, 1973; Masada, 1974; The Moonstone, 1975.
  • Writings;TELEVISION PLAYS
  • Pig in the Middle.
  • Writings;NOVELS
  • (With Peter Shaffer, under co-pseudonym Peter Anthony) How Doth the Crocodile?, Evans, 1951, then (as Peter and Anthony Shaffer) Macmillan, 1957.
  • (with Peter Shaffer, under co-pseudonym Peter Anthony) Woman in the Wardrobe, Evans, 1952.
  • (with Peter Shaffer) Withered Murder, Gollancz, 1955, then Macmillan, 1956.

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