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Peter Ustinov (1921–2004)


Peter Ustinov was a two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, a director, writer, journalist and raconteur. He wrote and directed many acclaimed stage plays and led numerous international theatrical productions. He was born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov on April 16, 1921, in Swiss Cottage, London, England, the son of Nadezhda Leontievna (... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Robin Hood
Robin Hood Prince John - A Lion / King Richard
(1973)
Spartacus
Spartacus Batiatus
(1960)
Death on the Nile
Death on the Nile Hercule Poirot
(1978)
Billy Budd
Billy Budd Edwin Fairfax Vere - Post Captain Royal Navy
(1962)

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 2003 Luther
Frederick the Wise (as Sir Peter Ustinov)
 1998 Stiff Upper Lips
Horace
 1995 The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet
Grandfather / Phoenix (voice, as Sir Peter Ustinov)
 1990 C'era un castello con 40 cani
Le vétérinaire Muggione
 1984 Memed My Hawk
Abdi Aga
 1979 Tarka the Otter
Narrator (voice)
 1979 Nous maigrirons ensemble
Victor Lasnier
 1979 Ashanti
Suleiman
 1978 Metamorphoses
Narrator (voice)
 1977 The Mouse and His Child
Manny the Rat (voice)
 1977 The Purple Taxi
Taubelman
 1976 Treasure of Matecumbe
Dr. Ewing T. Snodgrass
 1972 Big Truck and Sister Clare
Israeli Truck Driver
 1972 Hammersmith Is Out
Doctor
 1969 Viva Max
General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos
 1968 Hot Millions
Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith
 1967 The Comedians
Ambassador Manuel Pineda
 1965 Lady L
Prince Otto of Bavaria (uncredited)
 1961 Romanoff and Juliet
The General
 1957 The Man Who Wagged His Tail
Mr. Bossi
 1957 Les espions
Michel Kaminsky
 1956 I girovaghi
Don Alfonso Pugliesi
 1955 Lola Montès
Circus Master
 1954 The Egyptian
Kaptah
 1953 Martin Luther
Duke Francis of Luneberg (uncredited)
 1952 The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird
Wonderbird (English version, voice)
 1952 Le Plaisir
Narrator (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1951 The Magic Box
Industry Man
 1951 Quo Vadis
Nero
 1951 Hotel Sahara
Emad
 1949 Private Angelo
Pvt. Angelo
 1944 The Way Ahead
Rispoli - Cafe Owner
 1942 Let the People Sing
Dr. Bentika
 1942 The Goose Steps Out
Krauss
 1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing
The Priest
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Other Works:

TV commercial (Germany): SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken) Bank See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 47 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Peter Ustinov

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the invasion of Iraq in 2003] Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich. See more »

Trivia:

In 1964, he accepted the Oscar for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" on behalf of Margaret Rutherford, who wasn't present at the awards ceremony See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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