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Peter Shaw, 84, a producer and former agent married to actress Angela Lansbury, died in Los Angeles Jan. 29.

Born in Reading, England, Mr. Shaw served in the British army during World War II. After his discharge, he was signed to a contract by MGM Studios, where he met Ms. Lansbury.

The couple were married in London in 1949.

He worked as an agent for William Morris, representing such actors as Robert Mitchum, Katharine Hepburn and Anna Magnani.

He worked at MGM again in the 1960s as assistant head of production before returning to William Morris.

In 1987, he and his two sons launched Corymore Productions at Universal Studios, where he co-produced the long-running television series Murder, She Wrote, which starred Ms. Lansbury.

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