Profession: Jaws Novelist
Why Famous: Best known for his novel "Jaws" and its subsequent film adaptation, which he co-wrote.
- 1964-09-19 Author Peter Benchley (24) weds Winifred B. Wesson
- 1974-01-16 "Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published by Doubleday
- 1975-06-20 "Jaws", based on the book by Peter Benchley, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider is released