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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), Frenzy (1972) and The Wicker Man (1973). 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 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

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

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 (screenplay)
 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 by)
 1971 Cry of the Penguins (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Sleuth," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Peter Frechette and Malcolm Gets in the cast. See more »

Spouse:

Diane Cilento  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

He was the son of Reka (Fredman) and Jack Shaffer, who were both of Eastern European Jewish descent. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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