Anthony Peckham is a South African born American screenwriter and producer.
Peckham's first screenplay to reach production was 1990's The Assassin. Eleven years later, in 2001, the Michael Douglas thriller Don't Say A Word, Peckham's second screenplay to reach production, premiered.
In 2009, Peckham wrote the screenplays to two high-profile releases: the Clint Eastwood-directed Nelson Mandela biopic Invictus, starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon, and Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr.. He also rewrote the script for The Book of Eli.