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Peter S. Beagle

Peter Soyer Beagle was born in 1939 in the Bronx. He is arguably America's greatest living fantasist and has written novels, nonfiction, poetry, opera librettos, songs, and screenplays. He is also a talented guitarist and folk singer. As a child he was a voracious reader and appeared regularly on a New York City radio program in which young people... See full bio »

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The Last Unicorn
The Lord of the Rings
The Bridge Partner
The Dove
The Dove Writer


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 2015 The Bridge Partner (Short) (original story)
 1998 A Tale of Egypt (Video) (written by)
 1998/I Camelot (Video) (screenplay by)
 1992 The Little Mermaid (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Whale of a Tale (1992) ... (written by)
 1990 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (television story and teleplay by - 1 episode)
- Sarek (1990) ... (television story and teleplay by)
 1982 The Last Unicorn (novel) / (screenplay)
 1978 The Lord of the Rings (screenplay)
 1974 The Dove (screenplay - as Peter Beagle)
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Zoo (1974)
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 1986 Wildfire (TV Series) (creative consultant - 13 episodes)
- Wildfire: King of the Horses (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Where the Dreams Come From (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- King for a Day (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Dragons of Dar-Shan (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Strangers in the Night (1986) ... (creative consultant)
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 2015 The Bridge Partner (Short)
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 2010/II It's a Terrible Life (Short)
 2005 Ringers: Lord of the Fans (Documentary)
 1979 Writers of Northern California (TV Series)
- Peter Beagle (1979) ... Himself
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 2014 Artist Profile (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Model
- Sarah Allegra (2014) ... Himself - Model

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Wrote an introduction that appears in most contemporary editions of The Lord of the Rings, and also wrote the screenplay for Ralph Bakshi's film adaptation. The animated adaptation of The Last Unicorn featured two actors from other productions of The Lord of the Rings: Brother Theodore voiced Gollum in "Return of the King, The (1980)(TV)_, and Christopher Lee appeared in Peter Jackson's films.

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