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Peter Ustinov

Peter Ustinov

  • Born on
    • April 16th, 1921
  • Died on
    • March 28th, 2004
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov CBE ( 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer and dramatist. He was also renowned as a filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. A noted wit and raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. He was also a respected intellectual and diplomat who, in addition to his various academic posts, served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement. Ustinov was the winner of numerous awards over his life, including two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes and BAFTA Awards for acting, a Grammy Award for best recording for children, as well the recipient of governmental honours from, amongst others, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. He displayed a unique cultural versatility that has frequently earned him the accolade of a Renaissance man. Miklós Rózsa, composer of the music for Quo Vadis and of numerous concert works, dedicated his String Quartet No. 1, Op. 22 (1950) to Ustinov. In 2003, shortly before his death in 2004, Durham University renamed its Graduate Society as Ustinov College in honour of the significant contributions Sir Peter had made while serving as Chancellor of the University from 1992 onwards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Ustinov, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (48 Credits)

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2003Luther as Frederick
2002Salem Witch Trials as William Stroughton
2001Victoria & Albert as König William IV.
1999Animal Farm as Old Major (voice)
1999Alice in Wonderland as Walrus
1999The Bachelor as Grandad James Shannon
1997Stiff Upper Lips as Horace Wiggins
1992Lorenzo's Oil as Professor Nikolais
1989La révolution française as Visconde de Mirabeau
1989Around the World in 80 Days (1989) as Wilbur Fix
1988Appointment with Death as Hercule Poirot
1986Dead Man's Folly as Hercule Poirot
1986Murder in Three Acts as Hercule Poirot
1985Thirteen at Dinner as Hercule Poirot
1982Evil Under the Sun as Hercule Poirot
1981Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen as Charlie Chan
1981The Great Muppet Caper as Truck Driver
1979Ashanti as Suleiman
1979Doctor Snuggles as Doctor Snuggles
1978Death on the Nile as Hercule Poirot
1977The Purple Taxi
1977The Last Remake of Beau Geste as Sergeant Markov
1977Jesus of Nazareth as Herod the GreatWatch Free
1976Treasure of Matecumbe as Dr. Snodgrass
1976Logan's Run as Old Man
1975One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing as Prince John/ Hnup Wan ''Hunp''
1973Robin Hood as Prince John (voice)
1968Hot Millions as Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith
1968Blackbeard's Ghost as Captain Blackbeard
1967The Comedians as Ambassador Manuel Pineda
1965John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! as King Fawz
1965Lady L as Prince Otto of Bavaria
1964Topkapi as Arthur Simon Simpson
1962Billy Budd as Edwin Fairfax Vere, Post Captain
1960The Sundowners as Rupert VennekerWatch Free
1960Spartacus as Lentulus Batiatus
1957The Spies as Michel Kiminsky
1955Lola Montès as Circus Master
1955We're No Angels as Jules
1954Beau Brummell as principe di Galles
1954The Egyptian as Kaptah
1952Le Plaisir as Narrator (uncredited) (voice) (English edit)
1951Quo Vadis as Nero
1951The Magic Box as Industry Man
1950Odette as Lt. Alex Rabinovich
1945The True Glory as CommentatorWatch Free
1944The Way Ahead as Rispoli
1942One of Our Aircraft Is Missing as The Priest

Director (2 Credits)

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Writer (2 Credits)

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