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Peter Straub was born on March 2, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Peter Francis Straub. He is a writer and actor, known for Ghost Story (1981), The Haunting of Julia (1977) and The Talisman (2008). He has been married to Susan Bitker Straub since August 27, 1966. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Ghost Story Writer
(1981)
(1977)
The Talisman Writer
(2008)

Filmography

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  The Talisman (TV Series) (novel) (announced)
 2008 The Talisman (Short) (novel "The Talisman")
 1981 Ghost Story (based on the novel by)
 1977 The Haunting of Julia (novel "Julia, aka Full Circle")
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 2006-2009 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Pete Braust / Peter / Peter Braust
- Full Circle (2009) ... Pete Braust
- Die Young, Stay Pretty (2008) ... Peter
- Episode dated 29 March 2006 (2006) ... Peter Braust
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 2015 Ghost Story Genesis with Peter Straub (Video documentary short) (very special thanks)
 2012 The Ghost of Graham Springs (Short) (thanks)
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 2020 The Last Wolf: Karl Edward Wagner (Documentary)
 2015 Ghost Story Genesis with Peter Straub (Video documentary short)
Self - Novelist
 2011 Dark Dreamers (TV Series documentary)
 2008 Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown (Documentary)
Self - Author
 2006 Miracles and Mystery: Creating 'the Green Mile' (Video documentary)
Self
 1999 Stephen King: Shining in the Dark (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1984 Good Morning America (TV Series)
Self
- Dated 15 November 1984 (1984) ... Self
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: Floating Dragon (1983) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Spouse:

Susan Bitker Straub  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[The Shining] Obviously a masterpiece, probably the best supernatural novel in a hundred years.

Trivia:

His first child, Benjamin, born during the writing of Ghost Story. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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