No photo available. Represent Peter Shaffer? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,987 this week

Peter Shaffer

Educated St Paul's School & Trinity College, Cambridge. Worked in Aquisitions Dept. of New York Public Library and for music publisher Boosey & Hawkes before finding fame as playwright. See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent and manager
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Peter Shaffer? Add or change photos

Watch on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 133 people
created 27 May 2011
 
list image
a list of 82 people
created 21 Oct 2012
 
a list of 69 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 36 people
created 4 months ago
 
list image
a list of 223 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Peter Shaffer.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (17 credits)
 1999 O Poder da Górgone (TV Movie) (play)
 1998 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (extracts from "Amadeus" by - 1 episode)
- Death of a Hollow Man (1998) ... (extracts from "Amadeus" by)
 1997 O Fusível (TV Movie) (play)
 1984 Amadeus (original screenplay) / (original stage play)
 1984 Amadeus (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 I askisi pente daktylon (TV Movie) (play "Five Finger Exercise")
 1977 Equus (play) / (screenplay)
 1974 Noche de teatro (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Ejercicio para cinco dedos (1974) ... (play)
 1972 The Public Eye (play) / (screenplay)
 1970 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Five Finger Exercise (1970) ... (play)
 1967 The Private Ear (TV Movie) (one-act play)
 1966 The Pad and How to Use It (play "The Private Ear")
 1965 BBC 3 (TV Series)
 1962 Five Finger Exercise (play)
 1960 Terror in der Waage (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Salt Land (1955) ... (writer)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Equus," performed at the Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, Surrey, England, with Richard Easton and Steve Morley in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Peter Shaffer
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think think some of the reasons I've had a sense of happiness in my life, a sense of fulfillment, is that I began with a sense of invisibility about myself. As I evolve I become more visible. When I'm 100, if I manage to write lots of play, I can read them all in a row and it may give me some vague sense - only vague - of what I am and was. See more »

Trivia:

Both he and brother Anthony Shaffer have adapted their own sucessful plays into sucessful films: Peter wrote Amadeus (1984), and Anthony wrote Sleuth (1972). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Recent Posts
No posts? SlipGun
Equus the film re-make. AkashaOne
Discuss Peter Shaffer on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page