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Peter Ustinov

 
Peter Ustinov Headshot
Date of Birth: April 16, 1921
Date of Death: March 28, 2004 (82)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1984
Ludwig
  [London]
Original London Production, 1977
Performer
  [Broadway]
1974
Performer
  [Broadway]
1963
Sam Old
  [Broadway]
1957
The General

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1967]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Director

Writing

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1984
Ludwig

  [London]
Original London Production, 1977
Performer

  [Broadway]
1974
Performer

  [Broadway]
1963
Sam Old

  [Broadway]
1957
The General

Productions

[Broadway, 1967]
Director

[Broadway, 1963]
Director

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Peter Ustinov Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - Comedy of the Year
Peter UstinovBeethoven's Tenth
 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - Comedy Performance of the Year
Peter Ustinov, Beethoven's Tenth
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Peter Ustinov, Romanoff and Juliet
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Play
Peter Ustinov, Romanoff and Juliet
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1956 - Best Play Gold Star
Peter UstinovRomanoff and Juliet

Peter Ustinov News

Sony Classical Releases The Boston Symphony Chamber Players' Complete RCA Victor Reco Photo Sony Classical Releases The Boston Symphony Chamber Players' Complete RCA Victor Recordings, August 26
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2022

It was inevitable that the¬†Boston¬†Symphony ‚Äď hailed as ‚ÄúThe Aristocrat of Orchestras‚ÄĚ in the early '60s by RCA Victor, its long-time record company ‚Äď would spin off an ensemble from its elite roster of principals.

Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74 Photo Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.

Independent Theatre Presents MY THREE ANGELS Photo Independent Theatre Presents MY THREE ANGELS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2021

After a being postponed for a year, South Australia's beloved Independent Theatre will present the comedy My Three Angels, which inspired one of Australia's first TV dramas back in 1962.

HOWERD'S END Starring Simon Cartwright and Mark Farrelly to Premiere at The Golden Go Photo HOWERD'S END Starring Simon Cartwright and Mark Farrelly to Premiere at The Golden Goose
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

'Howerd's End' will get its world premiere at the new Golden Goose Theatre. This brand new play by Mark Farrelly ('Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope') takes you to the heart of Frankie and Dennis' clandestine relationship, which lasted from the 1950s until Frankie's death in 1992. It also affords a glorious opportunity to encounter Frankie in full-flight stand up mode.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed History Books to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed History Books to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2020

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatre-themed history books to fill the void!

MY THREE ANGELS Cancelled at Independent Theatre Photo MY THREE ANGELS Cancelled at Independent Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2020

Unfortunately Independent Theatre have had to cancel their show My Three Angels that was going to run 17-25 April 2020.

MY THREE ANGELS Comes to Goodwood Theatre Photo MY THREE ANGELS Comes to Goodwood Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020

South Australia's beloved Independent Theatre brings its trademark panache to the hilarious comedy My Three Angels, which inspired one of Australia's first TV dramas back in 1962.

Ricky Gervais to Host the 2020 GOLDEN GLOBES Photo Ricky Gervais to Host the 2020 GOLDEN GLOBES
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 12, 2019

Global comedy superstar Ricky Gervais, in his unique and legendary fashion, will resume hosting duties for a record fifth time at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast will air live on NBC coast to coast Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.

BWW Interview: Timothy Gulan of CATS at Majestic Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Timothy Gulan of CATS at Majestic Theatre
by Kathy Strain - Oct 26, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS has won many awards over the years including seven Tony Awards. CATS has been rediscovered by audiences everywhere and will be coming to San Antonio, Texas and the Majestic Theatre from October 29-November 3, 2019. BWW caught up with Timothy Gulan who plays the part of Bustopher Jones among other cats. He shared with us some fun backstage secrets including make-up and costume preparations.

Photo Flash: BE MORE CHILL Composer Joe Iconis Honored At The Players Photo Photo Flash: BE MORE CHILL Composer Joe Iconis Honored At The Players
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2019

Last night, Monday, September 9, 2019, The Players honored Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) with a Pipe Night, a club tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century.

Peter Ustinov Videos

STAGE TUBE: Ricky Gervais Opens the 2012 Golden Globe Awards!
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 15, 2012

Check out the host's opening monologue by clicking below!

BWW TV: Robert Foxworth Stars in King Lear at Old Globe
by Robert Diamond - Aug 31, 2010

Robert Foxworth plays King Lear and Bruce Turk the Fool in Shakespeare's tragedy, directed by Festival Artistic Director Adrian Noble. The crowns are swapped in Alan Bennett's The Madness of George III, also helmed by Noble, where Miles Anderson will play King George III and Foxworth will play Dr. Willis. The Festival also includes Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew directed by Ron Daniels with Jonno Roberts and Emily Swallow as the two sparring lovers.

STAGE TUBE: This is Hans Liberg
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2010

A sell-out hit in concert halls throughout Europe, Emmy Award winning comedian Hans Liberg combines humour and extreme musical virtuosity to poke fun at the world of classical music.


Peter Ustinov Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peter Ustinov been in?
Peter Ustinov has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Peter Ustinov been in?
Peter Ustinov has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Peter Ustinov been nominated for?
Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Beethoven's Tenth , Comedy Performance of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Beethoven's Tenth , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Romanoff and Juliet Best Play (Tony Awards) for Romanoff and Juliet and Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Romanoff and Juliet .

What awards has Peter Ustinov won?
Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Romanoff and Juliet.

How many shows has Peter Ustinov written?
Peter Ustinov has written 7 shows including The Love of Four Colonels (Playwright), Romanoff and Juliet (Playwright), Photo Finish (Playwright), The Unknown Soldier and His Wife (Playwright), Halfway Up the Tree (Playwright), Who's Who in Hell (Playwright), Beethoven's Tenth (Playwright).