Image copyright Getty Images Sir Peter Shaffer, the British playwright who wrote Equus and was nominated for an Oscar for Amadeus, has died at the age of 90. He was on a visit to Ireland and died with his niece Cressida at his side, his agent said in a statement. Equus starred Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe in its West End debut. The 1977 film of the same name starred Richard Burton and got three Oscar nominations including best scre
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