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Anthony Shaffer (I) (1926–2001)

Anthony Shaffer was born on May 15, 1926 in Liverpool, England as Anthony Joshua Shaffer. He is known for his work on Sleuth (1972), The Wicker Man (1973) and Frenzy (1972). He was married to Diane Cilento and Carolyn Soley. He died on November 6, 2001 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sleuth Writer
(1972)
(1973)
Frenzy Writer
(1972)
(1978)

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 2007 Sleuth (adapted from the play by)
 2006 The Wicker Man (1973 screenplay)
 1993 Sommersby (story)
 1988 Appointment with Death (screenplay)
 1982 Evil Under the Sun (screenplay)
 1978 Absolution (writer)
 1978 Death on the Nile (screenplay)
 1974 Murder on the Orient Express (uncredited)
 1973 The Wicker Man (screenplay)
 1972 Sleuth (play) / (screenplay)
 1972 Frenzy (screenplay)
 1971 Cry of the Penguins (screenplay)
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 1985 Flesh+Blood (creative consultant)
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 2001 Burnt Offering: The Cult of the Wicker Man (TV Movie documentary)
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 2001 The Wicker Man Enigma (Video documentary short)
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 2001 The Story of 'Frenzy' (Video documentary)
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 1973 Film Night (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 26 January 1973 (1973) ... Himself
 1972 Aquarius (TV Series documentary)
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- Alfred the Great (1972) ... Himself
 1970 Review (TV Series documentary)
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- The Romance of Crime Fiction (1970) ... Himself
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 2007 Zeitgeist (Video documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Sleuth," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Patrick Macnee and Jordan Christopher in the cast. See more »
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Won Broadway's 1971 Tony Award as author of Best Play winner "Sleuth." See more »

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