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Peter George
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    (March 26, 1924-June 1, 1966)
    Died in Hasting, England
    Died of a suicide
    Wrote 'Red Alert,' which was turned into a movie by Stanley Kubrick, titled 'Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'
    Won the Hugo for 'Red Alert' (1965)
    Won 'Best Written American Comedy' at the Writers Guild of America Awards (1965)
    Nominated for an Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium, along with Stanley Kubrick and Terry Southern (1965)
    He committed suicide by shooting himself.
    Stanley Kubrick bought the rights to 'Red Alert' for $3,500.
    Although they co-wrote the 'Dr. Strangelove...' screenplay together, Peter disliked Stanley's 'ironic tone.'
    There has never been a reason given as to why he killed himself.
    He was a Lieutenant in the British Royal Air Force.
    He was anti-nuclear weapons.
    In addition to writing the basis for Kubrick's 'Dr. Strangelove...,' he also co-authored the screenplay, which he earned an Oscar nomination for.

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