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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 & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

TV commercial (Germany): World Expo in Hannover. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 46 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Peter Ustinov

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 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 »

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Made a comedy record in the late 1950s, "Mock Mozart" and "Phoney Folk Lore". He had been performing these as party pieces. Overdubbing allowed Ustinov to sing multiple parts. His producer was George Martin, future producer of The Beatles. (Martin later described Ustinov as "Britain's answer to Orson Welles.") See more »

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