Person Details

Birthday: 1921-04-16 06:13:37

Death: 2004-03-28 06:13:37

Aliases: Sir Peter Ustinov , Питер Устинов

Gender: Male

Place of birth: London, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 99

TV Involvements: 22


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

What's My Line?
Average
7

What's My Line?

(1950) Self - Panelist
Die Harald Schmidt Show
Average
5
Jesus of Nazareth
Average
8

Jesus of Nazareth

(1977) Herod the Great
Robin Hood
Average
7

Robin Hood

(1973) Prince John (voice)
Quo Vadis
Average
7

Quo Vadis

(1951) Nero
Luther
Average
6

Luther

(2003) Frederick
Spartacus
Average
8

Spartacus

(1960) Lentulus Batiatus
Death on the Nile
Average
7

Death on the Nile

(1978) Hercule Poirot

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2009 Self (archive footage)
2003 N/A
Hughie McLellan
Frederick
Igor Maximytschew
Self
2002 William Stroughton
Presenter
Self
2001 König William IV.
N/A
2000 Himself
1999 Grandad James Shannon
Old Major (voice)
Walrus
Self
1998 Self
Horace Wiggins
Self
himself
1997 self
1996 Entertainer
1995 Self
Grandfather / Phoenix (voice)
Grandfather
N/A
1994 Himself
1992 Professor Nikolais
1991 Self
Self - Actor
1990 Self
himself
Il veterinario
1989 Granpa
Visconde de Mirabeau
Wilbur Fix
N/A
Self
1988 Himself - Host
Hercule Poirot
N/A
Narrator (voice)
1987 self
1986 Hercule Poirot
Self
Narrator
Hercule Poirot
1985 Hercule Poirot
1984 Genosse Kuruk
Abdi Aga
1983 N/A
1982 Philip Lester
Self
N/A
Hercule Poirot
Self
Hercuele Poirot
1981 Grendel (voice)
Truck Driver
Doctor Snuggles
Self
Charlie Chan
1980 Self
1979 Voice of C. S. Lewis
Self
Himself
Narrator (voice)
Victor Lasnier
Suleiman
Self
Himself
1978 Hercule Poirot
Narrator (voice)
The Caliph
Self
Self / Hercule Poirot
1977 Harry Hellman
Manny the Rat (voice)
N/A
Self
Sergeant Markov
N/A
Herod the Great
himself
1976 Antiquiätenhändler 'Billy's Kunstshop'
Self - Special Guest Star / Dr. Felix Ogelbaum
Dr. Snodgrass
Old Man
N/A
1975 Prince John/ Hnup Wan ''Hunp''
1974 Self
Self
1973 Santa Claus
Prince John (voice)
Self
1972 Doctor
Narrator
N/A
N/A
1971 Self
Self
Gideon
1970 Abel Shaddick
1969 General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos
1968 Narrator / All voices (voice)
Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith
Self - Guest
Captain Blackbeard
reporter
1967 Ambassador Manuel Pineda
Self (uncredited)
1966 N/A
Self
1965 Prince Otto of Bavaria
Fawz
1964 Self
Arthur Simon Simpson
Self
Self
Narrator (voice)
1963 Self
English Narration (voice)
Narrator (English)
1962 Edwin Fairfax Vere, Post Captain
Self
N/A
1961 The General
1960 Rupert Venneker
Lentulus Batiatus
1959 Self
1957 Michel Kiminsky
Mr. Bossi
1956 N/A
Self - Host / Presenter
1955 Circus Master
Jules
self
1954 principe di Galles
Kaptah
1953 Mr. Wonderbird (voice)
Self
1952 N/A
Narrator (uncredited) (voice) (English edit)
Industry Man
1951 Abel Shaddick
Socrates
Gideon
Nero
Emad
1950 Lt. Alex Rabinovich
Self - Mystery Guest
Self - Panelist
1949 Pvt. Angelo
1948 Self
1945 Commentator
1944 Rispoli
1943 Keith
1942 Krauss
The Priest
1940 Marinus van der Lubbe
Narrator
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Directing

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