Peter Shaffer


Birthday May 15, 1926

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Jun 6, 2016 (90)

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Screenwriter and playwright who wrote the play Equus, which featured Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe in the nude.

Before Fame

He attended Trinity College, where he studied History.


He wrote the successful play Five Finger Exercise.

Family Life

He married three times, and had six children with his first wife Loretta Newman.

Associated With

He wrote the screenplay for the Academy Award winning film Amadeus, which starred F. Murray Abraham.