Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov CBE FRSA (/ ˈ (j) uː s t ɪ n ɒ f /; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, comedian, radio broadcaster, and television presenter.
Peter Ustinov, Actor: Spartacus. Peter Ustinov was a two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, 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 Ustinow on April 16, 1921 in Swiss Cottage, London, the son of Nadezhda Leontievna (Benois) and ...
Peter Ustinov was a two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, director, writer, journalist and raconteur. He wrote and directed many acclaimed stage plays and led numerous international theatrical productions.
Peter Ustinov, English actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, raconteur, and humanitarian. He won best supporting actor Academy Awards for his roles in Spartacus and Topkapi. His other notable films included Quo Vadis?, Billy Budd, and Hot Millions.
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Jul 27, 2020 · Peter's most outstanding achievement was to be Peter Ustinov … and he was an all-round wonderful person. I'm very glad to have known him, I shall miss him greatly. Michael Winner , in "Tributes to 'wonderful' Ustinov" at BBC News (29 March 2004)
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Ustinov was born Peter Alexander Baron von Ustinow in Swiss Cottage, London. His father, Jona (born Jonah Freiherr von Ustinow), nicknamed \\"Klop\\" (Russian: Клоп, \\"bed-bug\\"), was of Russian, German, Swiss and Ethiopian noble descent, and had served as a lieutenant in the Imperial German Luftstreitkräfte in World War I. Jona's father was Plato von Ustinov. Jona (or Iona) worked as a press officer at the German Embassy in London in the 1930s, and was a reporter for a German news agency. In 1935,...
Ustinov served as a private soldier in the British Army during World War II, including time spent as batman to David Niven while writing a Niven film. In 1939 he appeared in White Cargo at the Aylesbury Rep, where he had a different accent every night. He also appeared in propaganda films, debuting in One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942), in which he was required to deliver lines in English, Latin and Dutch. After the war he began writing; his first major success was with the play The Love o...
Ustinov was married three times – first to Isolde Denham, daughter of Reginald Denham and Moyna MacGill. The marriage lasted from 1940 to their divorce in 1950, and they had one child, daughter Tamara Ustinov. Isolde was the half-sister of Angela Lansbury. His second marriage was to Suzanne Cloutier, which lasted from 1954 to their divorce in 1971. They had three children, two daughters, Pavla Ustinov and Andrea Ustinov, and a son, Igor Ustinov.His third and final marriage was to Helene du La...
He died on 28 March 2004 of heart failure in a clinic in Genolier, near his home in Bursins, Vaud, Switzerland. He was so well regarded as a goodwill ambassador that UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy spoke at his funeral and represented United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Ustinov was the President of the World Federalist Movement from 1991 to 2004, the time of his death. WFM is a global NGO that promotes the concept of global democratic institutions. WFM lobbies those in powerful positions to establish a unified human government based on democracy and civil society. The United Nations and other world agencies would become the institutions of a World Federation. The UN would be the federal government and nation states would become like provinces.He was also uni...
1. Death on the Nile (1978) 2. Evil Under the Sun (1982) 3. Thirteen at Dinner (1985) 4. Dead Man's Folly (1986) 5. Murder in Three Acts (1986) 6. Appointment with Death (1988)
1. 1952 nominated: Best Supporting Actor (Quo Vadis) 2. 1961 won: Best Supporting Actor (Spartacus) 3. 1965 won: Best Supporting Actor (Topkapi) 4. 1969 nominated: Best Original Screenplay (Hot Millions)
In 1997 singer/songwriter Lauren Christy released a song entitled The Night I Saved Peter Ustinov off of her Polygram Records album Breed. In it Christy recounts a story in which she saves Ustinov from a suicide attempt.
Mar 30, 2004 · Peter Ustinov Writer, performer, wit and humanitarian whose brilliant, 64-year career epitomised an old European culture - and a talent to amuse John Ezard.
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Peter Ustinov is the "ONE AND ONLY" Hercule Poirot for me, great supporting acting from the other cast members but Ustinov "STEALS THE SHOW". This is one film I could watch ( and will ) for many years to come on a regular basis. !!!!