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Peter Ustinov

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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Born:
Apr 16, 1921 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
94
First Appeared:
In the movie After Mein Kampf 1940-09-13
Latest Project:
Movie Max par Marcel: Lola Montès 2009-10-27
Known For
Poster of Paths of the Gods
Poster of Tarka the Otter
Filmography
Movie Max par Marcel: Lola Montès Interviewee 2009-10-27
Movie An Audience with Peter Ustinov himself 2005-05-08
Movie Deutschlandspiel Igor Maximytschew 2003-10-06
Movie Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years Himself 2003-05-18
Movie Winter Solstice Hughie McLellan 2003-12-25
Movie Luther Frederick 2003-10-29
Movie Salem Witch Trials William Stroughton 2002-01-01
Movie Schönbrunn - Well of Beauty Presenter 2002-12-19
Series Victoria & Albert Unknown 2001-08-20
Movie Victoria & Albert König William IV. 2001-08-26
Movie Alice in Wonderland Walrus 1999-02-28
Movie Animal Farm Old Major (voice) 1999-10-03
Movie The Bachelor Grandad James Shannon 1999-11-05
Movie Stiff Upper Lips Horace Wiggins 1998-06-12
Movie Paths of the Gods 1995-02-17
Movie The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet Grandfather / Phoenix (voice) 1995-11-21
Movie The Old Curiosity Shop Grandfather 1995-03-19
Movie Lorenzo's Oil Professor Nikolais 1992-12-30
Movie The Trouble With Agatha Christie Himself 1991-01-01
Movie There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs Il veterinario 1990-01-01
Series Around the World in 80 Days Detective Wilbur Fix 1989-04-15
Movie Granpa Granpa 1989-12-31
Movie The French Revolution Visconde de Mirabeau 1989-10-01
Movie The Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper Himself - Host 1988-01-01
Movie Appointment with Death Hercule Poirot 1988-04-15
Movie Dead Man's Folly Hercule Poirot 1986-01-08
Movie Riders of the Wind Narrator 1986-01-14
Movie Murder in Three Acts Hercule Poirot 1986-09-30
Movie Thirteen at Dinner Hercule Poirot 1985-09-19
Movie Memed My Hawk Abdi Aga 1984-05-10
Movie Abgehört Genosse Kuruk 1984-10-20
Movie The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Sun' Hercuele Poirot 1982-01-01
Movie Evil Under the Sun Hercule Poirot 1982-03-05
Series The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1982-11-07
Movie Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Charlie Chan 1981-02-01
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Truck Driver 1981-06-26
Series Doctor Snuggles Doctor Snuggles 1981-06-24
Movie Grendel Grendel Grendel Grendel 1981-08-01
Movie Ashanti Suleiman 1979-03-09
Movie Tarka the Otter Narrator (voice) 1979-11-01
Movie The Thief of Bagdad The Caliph 1978-01-10
Movie Death on the Nile Hercule Poirot 1978-10-06
Movie Metamorphoses Narrator (voice) 1978-05-03
Movie The Last Remake of Beau Geste Markov 1977-06-15
Series Jesus of Nazareth Herod the Great 1977-01-06
Movie The Purple Taxi 1977-05-20
Movie Pete's Dragon Prince John/ Robin's Grandpapa 1977-11-03
Movie The Mouse and His Child Manny the Rat 1977-11-18
Movie Double Murder Harry Hellman 1977-12-22
Movie Logan's Run Old Man 1976-06-23
Movie Treasure of Matecumbe Dr. Snodgrass 1976-07-01
Movie Kein Abend wie jeder andere Antiquiätenhändler 'Billy's Kunstshop' 1976-12-23
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-05
Movie One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Prince John/ Hnup Wan ''Hunp'' 1975-07-09
Movie Robin Hood Prince John (voice) 1973-11-08
Series Clochemerle Narrator 1972-02-18
Movie Hammersmith Is Out Doctor 1972-05-12
Movie Gideon Gideon 1971-03-25
Movie Viva Max! General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos 1969-12-01
Movie Blackbeard's Ghost Prince John 1968-02-08
Movie Hot Millions Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith 1968-09-19
Movie The Comedians Ambassador Manuel Pineda 1967-10-31
Movie Barefoot in Athens 1966-11-11
Movie John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! King Fawz 1965-03-24
Movie Lady L Director 1965-12-17
Movie Topkapi Arthur Simon Simpson 1964-09-02
Movie The Human Dutch Narrator (English) 1963-01-01
Movie Women of the World English Narration (voice) 1963-01-30
Movie Billy Budd Edwin Fairfax Vere, Post Captain 1962-11-12
Movie Romanoff and Juliet The General 1961-06-08
Movie The Sundowners Rupert Venneker 1960-12-08
Movie Spartacus Lentulus Batiatus 1960-10-06
Movie The Man Who Wagged His Tail Mr. Bossi 1957-09-27
Movie The Spies Michel Kiminsky 1957-10-10
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie We're No Angels Jules 1955-01-01
Movie Lola Montès Circus Master 1955-12-23
Movie Beau Brummell principe di Galles 1954-11-16
Movie The Egyptian Kaptah 1954-08-25
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie Le Plaisir Narrator (uncredited) (voice) (English edit) 1952-02-29
Movie The Curious Adventures of Mr Wonderbird Mr. Wonderbird (voice) 1952-08-01
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Movie The Magic Box Industry Man 1951-01-01
Movie Quo Vadis Nero 1951-11-08
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Hotel Sahara Emad 1951-12-31
Movie Odette Lt. Alex Rabinovich 1950-10-02
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1947-04-06
Movie The Way Ahead Rispoli 1944-06-09
Movie One of Our Aircraft Is Missing The Priest 1942-04-24
Movie The Goose Steps Out Krauss 1942-08-01
Movie After Mein Kampf Marinus van der Lubbe 1940-09-13