Peter Shaffer

Peter Shaffer bio

Birth Name: Peter Shaffer

Occupation: Screenwriter

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: May 15, 1926

Date Of Death: June 6, 2016

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Peter Shaffer was born on the 15th of May, 1926. He was best known for being a Screenwriter. Screenwriter and playwright who wrote the play Equus, which featured Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe in the nude.

Peter Shaffer was born in England. He attended Trinity College, where he studied History. He wrote the successful play Five Finger Exercise.

Peter Shaffer was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Peter Shaffer was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Peter Shaffer is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Peter Shaffer’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Peter Shaffer’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Peter Shaffer kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Peter Shaffer was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Peter Shaffer
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Peter Shaffer was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Peter Shaffer was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Peter Shaffer had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Peter Shaffer’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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