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Peter Ustinov

Date of Death: March 28, 2004 (82)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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Original London Production, 1977


Sam Old

The General

Peter Ustinov Productions

[Broadway, 1967]
[Broadway, 1963]



Peter Ustinov Movies

[1942]The Goose Steps Out Krauss

[1942]One of Our Aircraft Is Missing The Priest

[1942]Let the People Sing Dr. Bentika

[1944]The Way Ahead Rispoli - Cafe Owner

[1946]Secret Flight producer

[1948]Vice Versa producer

[1949]Private Angelo Pvt. Angelo

[1950]Odette Lt. Alex Rabinovich, Arnauld

[1951]The Magic Box Industry Man

[1951]Quo Vadis Nero

[1951]Hotel Sahara Emad

[1952]The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird Wonderbird

[1954]Beau Brummell George, Prince of Wales

[1954]The Egyptian Kaptah

[1955]We're No Angels Jules

[1956]I girovaghi Don Alfonso Pugliesi

[1957]The Man Who Wagged His Tail Mr. Bossi

[1957]The Spies Michel Kaminsky

[1960]The Sundowners Rupert Venneker

[1960]Spartacus Batiatus

[1961]Romanoff and Juliet The General

[1962]Billy Budd Edwin Fairfax Vere

[1964]Topkapi Arthur Simon Simpson

[1965]John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! King Fawz

[1968]Blackbeard's Ghost Captain Blackbeard

[1968]Hot Millions Marcus Pendleton, Caesar Smith

[1969]Viva Max General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos

[1972]Hammersmith Is Out Doctor

[1973]Robin Hood Prince John - A Lion, King Richard

[1974]Big Truck and Sister Clare Israeli Truck Driver

[1975]One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Hnup Wan

[1976]Logan's Run Old Man

[1977]The Purple Taxi Taubelman

[1977]Double Murder Harry Hellman

[1977]The Last Remake of Beau Geste Markov

[1977]The Mouse and His Child Manny the Rat

[1978]Death on the Nile Hercule Poirot

[1978]Metamorphoses Narrator

[1979]Tarka the Otter The'story talker

[1979]Ashanti Suleiman

[1981]Grendel Grendel Grendel Grendel

[1981]The Great Muppet Caper Truck Driver

[1981]Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Charlie Chan

[1982]Evil Under the Sun Hercule Poirot

[1984]Memed My Hawk Abdi Aga

[1988]Appointment with Death Hercule Poirot

[1990]There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs Le vétérinaire Muggione

[1992]Lorenzo's Oil Professor Nikolais

[1995]The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet Grandfather, Phoenix

[1997]Stiff Upper Lips Horace

[1999]The Bachelor Grandad

[2003]Luther Frederick the Wise

Peter Ustinov TV Shows

Doctor Snuggles Doctor Snuggles

Peter Ustinov Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 1983 - Comedy of the Year

Peter UstinovBeethoven's Tenth

Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Play

Peter Ustinov, Romanoff and Juliet

Evening Standard Awards - 1956 - Best Play

Peter UstinovRomanoff and Juliet

Peter Ustinov Videos

Peter Ustinov News

Brad Oscar, Jelani Remy, Christina Sajous & More to Star in in THE COUNTRY WIFE at Red Bull Theater

Get the latest news on Red Bull Theater's upcoming production of THE COUNTRY WIFE, featuring an incredible cast including Nicholas Christopher, Carson Elrod, Eddie Korbich, Kristolyn Lloyd, Jacob Ming-Trent, Brad Oscar, Jelani Remy, and Lauren Worsham. Don't miss this one-night-only event.

Stratford Festival Mourns The Loss Of Marti Maraden

Stratford Festival has shared news of the death of Marti Maraden, an artistic director, actor and director of rare skill, as well as a beloved colleague and mentor. She died Thursday, August 31, while visiting family in Sweden, having suddenly fallen ill. She was 78 years old. 

MOVIE NIGHT WITH MACHINE At The Museum Of Arts And Design

Movie Night with Machine at The Museum of Arts and Design is a screening series of five beloved throwback films curated by Machine Dazzle to accompany his solo exhibition, Queer Maximalism x Machine Dazzle.

Sony Classical Releases The Boston Symphony Chamber Players' Complete RCA Victor Recordings, August 26

It was inevitable that the Boston Symphony – hailed as “The Aristocrat of Orchestras” in the early '60s by RCA Victor, its long-time record company – would spin off an ensemble from its elite roster of principals.

Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74

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

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 Goose

'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!

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The Players Presents A Pipe Night Honoring Joe Iconis On Monday

The Players announces its next Pipe Night, honoring Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill). A favorite Players tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century, the Pipe Night for Mr. Iconis will be held on Monday, September 9th starting at 6:30 pm at The Players, located at 16 Gramercy Park South. 

Broadway Press Agent Bob Ullman Passes Away at 97

Robert ('Bob') Ullman (left), the legendary theatre press agent, whose career included Ethel Merman and Mary Martin: Together on Broadway, A Chorus Line (from workshop to Public Theater to Broadway), Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in The Visit, Lauren Bacall in Cactus Flower, The Dining Room, Driving Miss Daisy, Sunday in the Park with George, and over 150 additional Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, died on July 31, 2019 in Bayshore, Long Island, New York. He was 97. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Bob's death was announced by Rev. Joshua Ellis, a long-time Ullman friend, a former Broadway press agent, and now, an Interspiritual minister.

South Africa Makes Ballet History On The Bolshoi Stage In Moscow This Month

For the first time in the history of the Prix Benois De La Danse International Ballet Competition there will be two representatives from South Africa at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow: South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC) Founder Dirk Badenhorst takes his place as the first ever South African jury member, and Soweto-born dancer Andile Ndlovu (pictured), now USA based, will perform in the prestigious event gala on 22 May as one of this year's 27 nominees for the Benois de la Danse award as Best Male Dancer for his role as 'Mercutio' in Washington Ballet's Romeo and Juliet.

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!

Over the course of each Broadway season, unexpected and unique storylines inevitably pop up. This morning, with the announcement of the 2019 Tony Award nominations, a number of new narratives have come to life.

BWW Interview: Monica Dolan Talks ALL ABOUT EVE

With rehearsals for All About Eve underway, Monica Dolan shares her excitement for taking on a similar role of direct address (playing both Karen and a narrator). She also gives an insight into working with Ivo van Hove, and adapting the classic 1950's film for the stage.


Calling all fans of the Algonquin Hotel! On November 17th at 8 pm, Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) will present a very special concert performance of Michael Colby's 'The Algonquin Kid,' his popular memoir of growing up in the legendary hotel. With a singing cast that defines excellence, along with new and revealing stories about Marilyn Monroe Peter Ustinov, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and a collection of stunning Hirschfeld drawings, and props from the Hotel itself, the phrase "quintessential New York evening" comes to mind.

Actor Douglas Rain, Stratford Pioneer And Voice Of 2001's HAL, Dies At 90

The Stratford Festival lost one of its pioneers today. Douglas Rain died of natural causes early this morning at the age of 90 at St. Marys Memorial Hospital, just outside of Stratford, Ontario, the city in which he established his career, becoming one of the world's great classical actors.


Peter Ustinov has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Peter Ustinov has not appeared in the West End

Peter Ustinov has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Comedy of the Year and Comedy Performance of the Year at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Beethoven's Tenth". Additionally, he received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for his performance in "Romanoff and Juliet". The play itself was also nominated for Best Play at both the Tony Awards and the Evening Standard Awards.

Peter Ustinov has won the Best Play award at the Evening Standard Awards for his work on the play "Romanoff and Juliet".

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).

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