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peter benchley

IS DEAD


Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2021





AGE






65


NET WORTH

TBD



DATE OF BIRTH

05.08.1940



BEST KNOWN FOR

AUTHOR AND SCREENWRITER NOTABLE FOR WRITING THE NOVEL JAWS AS WELL AS CO-WRITING ITS SUBSEQUENT FILM ADAPTATION; ALSO WROTE THE DEEP, THE ISLAND, BEAST AND WHITE SHARK, ALL OF WHICH WERE ALSO ADAPTED FOR CINEMA



CAUSE OF DEATH

pulmonary fibrosis



Causes of Death Profiled

Death Statistics


peter benchley died on 02/11/2006 at the age of 65. peter was prominently known as a writer, and is remembered fondly by family, friends, and fans.

Digging into our profile records, among our writer class of profiles, peter benchley is one of 1 writers who has died as a result of pulmonary fibrosis .

Within the broader landscape of our profiles, peter benchley was one of 2 individuals who had succumbed out of a total death count in our database of 1004 individuals. (excluding fictional characters)