Won 1 Oscar.
Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
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(original screenplay) / (original stage play)
(play) / (screenplay)
Wrote "Lettice and Lovage", performed at the Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch, England, with Marcia Warren
and Jennifer Piercy
in the cast. Glen Walford was the director.
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Sir Peter Shaffer
Did You Know?
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 plays, I can read them all in a row and it may give me some vague sense - only vague - of what I am and was.
Both he and his brother Anthony Shaffer
have adapted their own successful plays into successful films: Peter wrote Amadeus
(1984), and Anthony wrote Sleuth