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Peter Bradford Benchley (1940 - 2006)

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Peter Bradford Benchley
Born in New York in New York Co., (Manhattan) New York, USAmap
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Brother of [private brother (1940s - unknown)]
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Died in Princeton in Mercer Co., New Jersey, USAmap
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Best remembered for writing the block-buster thriller "Jaws", He also wrote "The Deep", "Beast" and The Island, which were also turned into movies and In 1999, the television show Peter Benchley's Amazon.


  • Peter Benchley's entry on Wikipedia [1].
  • Peter Benchley's IMDB entry [2].
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 13332444. Click here to see it: [3].



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