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Peter Benchley
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    (May 8, 1940-February 11, 2006)
    Wrote 'Jaws,' 'The Deep,' The Island,' 'The Beast,' 'Creature' and 'Shark Trouble'
    Television editor for 'Newsweek' magazine (1964-1967)
    Speech writer for President Lyndon Johnson (1967-January 1969)
    Regular contributor to 'National Geographic'
    Made an appearance in the film version of 'Jaws (1975)'
    He rarely wrote anything other than horror books about sea creatures.
    His novel, 'Jaws,' and it's subsequent film adaptation scared many people out of the water.
    He stereotyped sharks as mindless man-eaters.
    He unwittingly launched the career of Lorraine Gary.
    He was left handed.
    He was a Harvard graduate.
    He was the grandson of famous humorist Robert Benchley.
    He was one of the foremost activists for the protection and study of sharks (how ironic).

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