Peter Ustinov

Actor / Film Director / Writer / Television Presenter / Screenwriter / Playwright / Film Producer / Comedian | * 04/16/1921 († 82, 03/28/2004) | London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov (born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov ; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was a British actor, filmmaker and writer. An internationally known raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. An intellectual and diplomat, he held various academic posts and served as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and president of the World Federalist Movement. Ustinov was the winner of numerous awards during his life, including two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes, and BAFTA Awards for acting, and a Grammy Award for best recording for children, as well as the recipient of governmental honours from, amongst others, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. He also displayed a unique cultural versatility which 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, Durham University changed the name of its Graduate Society to Ustinov College in honour of the significant contributions Ustinov had made as chancellor of the university from 1992 until his de... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Talk-Shows

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Awards & Nominations for Peter Ustinov

Cross of The Order of Merit of The Federal Republic of Germany Commander of The Order of The British Empire Karl Valentin Order 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Knight of The Order of The Southern Cross Order of the Smile Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Benjamin Franklin Medal (Royal Society of Arts) Honorary Doctorate From University of Toronto Honorary Doctor of Durham University Commander's Cross of The Order of Merit of The Federal Republic of Germany Knight Bachelor Honorary Doctor of The University of Ottawa Bavarian TV Awards Golden Schlitzohr Order of the Southern Cross Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Silver Bear 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Honorary Doctorate of The Vrije Universiteit Brussel Critics' Circle Award for Distinguished Service To The Arts 3x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play
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Movies with Peter Ustinov as Actor(97)

2009 Endgame
as Self (archive footage)2009 Max par Marcel: Lola Montès
as Frederick2003 Luther
as Hughie McLellan2003 Winter Solstice
as William Stroughton2002 Salem Witch Trials
as König William IV.2001 Victoria & Albert
as Walrus1999 Alice in Wonderland
as Grandad James Shannon1999 The Bachelor
as Old Major (voice)1999 Animal Farm
as Horace Wiggins1998 Stiff Upper Lips
as Grandfather1995 The Old Curiosity Shop
as Grandfather / Phoenix (voice)1995 The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet
as Professor Nikolais1992 Lorenzo's Oil
as Visconde de Mirabeau1989 The French Revolution
as Granpa1989 Granpa
as Hercule Poirot1988 Appointment with Death
as Narrator (voice)1988 Peep and the Big Wide World
as Hercule Poirot1986 Dead Man's Folly
as Hercule Poirot1986 Murder in Three Acts
as Hercule Poirot1985 Thirteen at Dinner
as Genosse Kuruk1984 Abgehört
as Abdi Aga1984 Memed My Hawk
as Hercule Poirot1982 Evil Under the Sun
as Philip Lester1982 Imaginary Friends
as Truck Driver1981 The Great Muppet Caper
as Grendel (voice)1981 Grendel Grendel Grendel
as Victor Lasnier1979 We'll Grow Thin Together
as Suleiman1979 Ashanti
as himself1979 Nuclear Nightmares
as himself1979 Einstein's Universe
as Narrator (voice)1979 Tarka the Otter
as The Caliph1978 The Thief of Bagdad
as Narrator (voice)1978 Metamorphoses
as Hercule Poirot1978 Death on the Nile
as Harry Hellman1977 Double Murder
as Manny the Rat (voice)1977 The Mouse and His Child
as Sergeant Markov1977 The Last Remake of Beau Geste
as himself1977 The Mermaid Frolics
as Antiquiätenhändler 'Billy's Kunstshop'1976 Kein Abend wie jeder andere
as Dr. Snodgrass1976 Treasure of Matecumbe
as Old Man1976 Logan's Run
as Prince John/ Hnup Wan ''Hunp''1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
as Santa Claus1973 Julie's Christmas Special
as Prince John (voice)1973 Robin Hood
as Doctor1972 Hammersmith Is Out
as Gideon1971 Gideon
as Abel Shaddick1970 A Storm in Summer
as General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos1969 Viva Max!
as Captain Blackbeard1968 Blackbeard's Ghost
as Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith1968 Hot Millions
as Narrator / All voices (voice)1968 The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant
as Ambassador Manuel Pineda1967 The Comedians
as Self (uncredited)1967 The Comedians in Africa
as Prince Otto of Bavaria1965 Lady L
as Arthur Simon Simpson1964 Topkapi
as Narrator (voice)1964 The Peaches
as Narrator (English)1963 The Human Dutch
as English Narration (voice)1963 Women of the World
as Edwin Fairfax Vere, Post Captain1962 Billy Budd
as The General1961 Romanoff and Juliet
as Rupert Venneker1960 The Sundowners
as Lentulus Batiatus1960 Spartacus
as Michel Kiminsky1957 The Spies
as Circus Master1955 Lola Montès
as Jules1955 We're No Angels
as Kaptah1954 The Egyptian
as principe di Galles1954 Beau Brummell
as Mr. Wonderbird (voice)1953 The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird
as Narrator (uncredited) (voice) (English edit)1952 Le Plaisir
as Industry Man1952 The Magic Box
as Emad1951 Hotel Sahara
as Nero1951 Quo Vadis
as Lt. Alex Rabinovich1950 Odette
as Pvt. Angelo1949 Private Angelo
as Commentator1945 The True Glory
as Rispoli1944 The Way Ahead
as Keith1943 The New Lot
as Krauss1942 The Goose Steps Out
as Marinus van der Lubbe1940 After Mein Kampf

TV Shows/Series with Peter Ustinov as Actor(38)

as Wilbur Fix2014 Hollywood Divas
as himself1999 Beckmann
as himself1998 Sabine Christiansen
as himself1997 Im Dialog
as himself1991 DAS!
as himself1990 Zeil um Zehn
as himself1987 Seitenblicke
as himself1986 Showgeschichten
as himself1982 Wogan
as himself1982 Champs-Elysées
as himself1981 Wanna bet, that..?
as Doctor Snuggles1981 Doctor Snuggles
as himself1980 Heut' abend
as himself1979 NDR Talk Show
as himself1978 An Audience with...
as Herod the Great1977 Jesus of Nazareth
as himself1977 Auf los geht's los
as himself1976 The Muppet Show
as himself1974 III nach neun
as himself1973 Je später der Abend
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as reporter1968 Klapzubova jedenáctka
as himself1964 Zwischenstation
as himself1964 Die Drehscheibe
as himself1963 The Danny Kaye Show
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as himself1955 Was bin ich?
1952 Omnibus

Movies with Peter Ustinov as Crew(28)

Writing/Author1985 La dixième de Beethoven
Directing/Director1984 Memed My Hawk
Production/Producer1984 Memed My Hawk
Writing/Writer1984 Memed My Hawk
Directing/Director1972 Hammersmith Is Out
Directing/Director1971 Die Zauberflöte
Writing/Writer1969 L'amour des 4 colonels
Writing/Writer1968 Hot Millions
Directing/Director1965 Lady L
Writing/Writer1965 Lady L
Directing/Director1962 Billy Budd
Production/Producer1962 Billy Budd
Writing/Screenplay1962 Billy Budd
Directing/Director1961 Romanoff and Juliet
Writing/Writer1961 Romanoff and Juliet
Writing/Screenplay1960 Spartacus
Writing/Screenplay1949 Under Capricorn
Directing/Director1949 Private Angelo
Production/Producer1949 Private Angelo
Writing/Screenplay1949 Private Angelo
Directing/Director1948 Vice Versa
Production/Producer1948 Vice Versa
Writing/Writer1948 Vice Versa
Directing/Director1946 School for Secrets
Production/Producer1946 School for Secrets
Writing/Writer1946 School for Secrets
Writing/Screenplay1944 The Way Ahead
Writing/Writer1943 The New Lot

TV Shows/Series with Peter Ustinov as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1952 Omnibus

Full Name: Peter Ustinov
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 04/16 1921 (April) in London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Sunday, 03/28 2004 (March) in Genolier (aged: 82)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR)
Educated at: Westminster School
Employer: University of Dundee
Member of: Club of Budapest, Académie des beaux-arts, Royal Society of Arts
Record Label: Parlophone
Spouses (current/former): Isolde Denham, Suzanne Cloutier, Hélène du Lau d'Allemans
Children: Igor Ustinov, Pavla Ustinov, Andrea Ustinov, Tamara Ustinov
Father: Jona von Ustinov
Mother: Nadia Benois
Other names for Peter Ustinov (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sir Peter Ustinov"
"Питер Устинов"
Peter Ustinov frequently works together with these people:
Reinhard Mey (15x, Actor)
Udo Jürgens (14x, Actor)
Frank Elstner (14x, Actor)
Senta Berger (13x, Actress)
Peter Kraus (13x, Actor)
Peter Maffay (13x, Actor)
Uschi Glas (12x, Actress)
Mario Adorf (12x, Actor)
Thomas Gottschalk (12x, Actor)
Ottfried Fischer (12x, Actor)
Alice Schwarzer (12x, Actress)
Paul Grimault (8x, Crew)
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