DEAD: Peter Benchley

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Peter Benchley (aged 65)

American author and screenwriter (Jaws)

Peter Bradford Benchley (May 8, 1940 – February 11, 2006) was an American author, screenwriter, and ocean activist. He is known for the bestselling novel Jaws and co-wrote its subsequent film adaptationwith Carl Gottlieb. Several more of his works were also adapted for both cinema and television, including The Deep, The Island, Beast, and White Shark.

DEATH: Benchley died of pulmonary fibrosis in 2006.

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