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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 »

Died:

(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Sleuth Writer
(1972)
(1973)
Frenzy Writer
(1972)
Sleuth Writer
(2007)

Filmography

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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)
Himself
 2001 The Wicker Man Enigma (Video documentary short)
Himself
 2001 The Story of 'Frenzy' (Video documentary)
Himself - Screenwriter, Frenzy
 1973 Film Night (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 26 January 1973 (1973) ... Himself
 1972 Aquarius (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Alfred the Great (1972) ... Himself
 1970 Review (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- 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, "The Case of the Oily Levantine," was performed at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Hywel Bennett, Adrienne Posta, Bernard Archard, William Squire, Wolfe Morris, Anna Quayle, Paul Angelis, Gwen Nelson, and Roger Leach in the cast. Patrick Dromgoole was director. See more »
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Trivia:

Identical twin of Peter Shaffer See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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