Shaffer, Anthony

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Shaffer, Anthony Gender: M
born on 15 May 1926 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )
Place Liverpool, England, 53n25, 2w55
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Fisher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 23°45' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 05°03 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 25°58'


British playwright, the author of "Sleuth," a brilliant double-cross mystery thriller that won a Tony in 1971 and was made into a film. He was the twin of playwright Peter Shaffer. Both were educated at Cambridge, separating to pursue separate careers, but collaborating on several novels where Anthony used the pseudonym of Peter Anthony. Each later achieved fame as playwrights and authors of screenplays.

Anthony died ion 11/06/2001 of a heart attack in London.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

David Fisher quotes B.C.


  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Twin brother a noted writer)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twins)
  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Pen name, Peter Anthony)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Several novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script