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11/02/2006 Novelist Peter Benchley dies at 65

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WildAid PSA - Peter Benchley

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Peter Benchley (author) on JAWS

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Peter Benchley talks 'Jaws' on Greater Boston in 2004

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Peter Benchley - Jaws: Fact or Fiction

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Peter Benchley | How Jaws Changed The World Clip | Eden

Benchley, the author of novel Jaws about a killer shark, died at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. According to doctors, the cause of death was pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive scarring of the lungs. He left behind his wife Wendy, 3 children -Tracy, Clayton and Christopher – and 5 grandchildren.