Peter Ustinov

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Birthday
16, 1921
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 28, 2004 (82)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1921
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 28, 2004 (82)

About

English actor, writer, and dramatist who played Inspector Poirot in Agatha Christie mysteries. He won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in the films Topkapi and Spartacus.

Before Fame

He made his stage debut in 1938 at the prestigious Players' Theater before serving in the British Army.

Trivia

He played Nero in Quo Vadis and in The Sundowners.

Family Life

His mother was a painter and ballet designer Nadezhda Benois.

Associated With

In 1960, he won a Grammy Award for Best Recording for Children for his song "Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf" with Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan and the Philharmonia Orchestra.

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