Peter Prince (born in 1942) is a British novelist. He was born in England and studied in America. His first novel Play Things won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1973. He won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special for his work on the 1980 BBC miniseries Oppenheimer. His novel The Good Father was adapted into a film starring Anthony Hopkins. His latest novel Adam Runaway was published in 2005.