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Peter Sellers

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Birthday
8, 1925
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 24, 1980 (54)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1925
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 24, 1980 (54)

About

British actor who portrayed four roles in the film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. He also starred as the comedic French detective in The Pink Panther.

Before Fame

His real name was Richard Henry Sellers, but he was called Peter after his elder stillborn brother.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor and a British Academy Film Award for Best British Actor for his roles in How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. 

Family Life

His parents were variety entertainers William and Agnes Doreen Sellers. He married four times and had three children named Victoria, Sarah and Michael.

Associated With

He starred in Lolita, which was based on a novel written by Vladimir Nabokov.