Peter Ustinov

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 77
Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov was an English actor, voice actor, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. He was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. read more

Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov was an English actor, voice actor, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. 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.

Birth Name

Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov

Born

Saturday, 16 April 1921

Died

Sunday, 28 March 2004

Actor Filmography

Why Are We Creative: The Centipede's Dilemma Self 2018
Max par Marcel Self 2009
The Agatha Christie Code Hercule Poirot 2005
The 77th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2005
Winter Solstice Hughie McLellan 2003
Luther Frederick the Wise / Frederick 2003
Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years Self 2002
Schönbrunn: Well of Beauty Self (narrator) / Presenter 2002
Timeshift Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2002
Hippocrates in Olympia Self 2002
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Why Are We Creative: The Centipede's Dilemma Self 2018
Max par Marcel Self 2009
The Agatha Christie Code Hercule Poirot 2005
The 77th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2005
Winter Solstice Hughie McLellan 2003
Luther Frederick the Wise / Frederick 2003
Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years Self 2002
Schönbrunn: Well of Beauty Self (narrator) / Presenter 2002
Timeshift Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2002
Hippocrates in Olympia Self 2002
Salem Witch Trials William Stroughton / William Stoughton 2002
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Self 2001
The 10 Commandments of Creativity Himself / Self 2000
The Bachelor Grandad James Shannon 1999
Animal Farm Old Major (voice) / Old Major 1999
Alice in Wonderland Walrus 1999
Classified X Self 1998
Stiff Upper Lips Horace / Horace Wiggins 1998
Ein Abend mit Peter Ustinov Self / Entertainer 1996
Die Harald Schmidt Show Himself (as Sir Peter Ustinov) 1995
The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet Grandfather / Phoenix (voice) / Phoenix 1995
The Old Curiosity Shop Grandfather 1995
Queen: Champions of the World Self 1995
The Bible According to Hollywood Himself / Self 1994
Lorenzo's Oil Professor Nikolais 1993
Granpa Granpa 1989
The French Revolution André-Boniface-Louis Riquetti, vicomte de Mirabeau (segment "Années Lumière, Les") / Visconde de Mirabeau 1989
Around the World in 80 Days Detective Wilbur Fix / Wilbur Fix 1989
The Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper Himself - Host / Self - Host 1988
Appointment with Death Hercule Poirot 1988
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1986
The Late Show Himself 1986
Murder in Three Acts Hercule Poirot 1986
Nightlife Self 1986
American Masters Self 1986
Dead Man's Folly Hercule Poirot 1986
Thirteen at Dinner Hercule Poirot 1985
Abgehört Genosse Kuruk 1984
Memed My Hawk Abdi Aga 1984
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Self - Host 1982
Timewatch Self - Presenter 1982
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
Evil Under the Sun Hercule Poirot 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1982
The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Sun' Hercuele Poirot / Self / Hercule Poirot 1982
Grendel Grendel Grendel Grendel / Grendel (voice) 1981
The Great Muppet Caper Truck Driver 1981
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1981
Wetten, dass..? Self 1981
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Charlie Chan 1981
Nuclear Nightmares: The Wars That Must Never Happen Self - Host / Narrator 1980
Strumpet City King Edward VII 1980
Heut' abend Self 1980
Doctor Snuggles Doctor Snuggles 1979
We'll Grow Thin Together Victor Lasnier 1979
Ashanti Suleiman 1979
Einstein's Universe Himself / Self - Host 1979
Death on the Nile Hercule Poirot 1978
Metamorphoses Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1978
The Thief of Baghdad The Caliph 1978
Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette Hercule Poirot / Self 1978
The Mouse and His Child Manny the Rat (voice) / Manny the Rat 1977
The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 1977
The Mermaid Frolics Self 1977
The Last Remake of Beau Geste Markov / Sergeant Markov 1977
Jesus of Nazareth Herod the Great 1977
Auf los geht's los Self 1977
The Muppet Show Dr. Felix Ogelbaum / Self - Special Guest Star 1976
Treasure of Matecumbe Dr. Snodgrass / Dr. Ewing T. Snodgrass 1976
Logan's Run Old Man 1976
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Hnup Wan / Prince John/ Hnup Wan ''Hunp'' 1975
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
Robin Hood Prince John - A Lion / King Richard / Prince John (voice) 1973
Je später der Abend... Self 1973
Jack Paar Tonite Self - Guest 1973
The Midnight Special Himself 1972
Hammersmith Is Out Doctor 1972
Clochemerle Narrator 1972
Parkinson Self, Self - Guest 1971
Gideon Gideon 1971
A Storm in Summer Abel Shaddick 1970
Viva Max General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos 1969
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
Hot Millions Caesar Smith / Marcus Pendleton 1968
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Co-Host & Presenter 1968
Blackbeard's Ghost Captain Blackbeard 1968
The Comedians Ambassador Manuel Pineda 1967
Lady L Prince Otto of Bavaria 1965
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! King Fawz 1965
Topkapi Arthur Simon Simpson 1964
Mondo Cane 2 Narrator 1963
The Danny Kaye Show Self - Guest 1963
Women of the World English Narration (voice) / English Narration 1963
The Human Dutch Narrator / Narrator (English) 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Jack Paar Program Self - Guest 1962
Billy Budd Edwin Fairfax Vere - Post Captain Royal Navy / Edwin Fairfax Vere, Post Captain 1962
The Steve Allen Playhouse Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Guest, Himself - Actor, Himself - Host, Himself 1961
Romanoff and Juliet The General 1961
The Sundowners Rupert Venneker 1960
Spartacus Batiatus / Lentulus Batiatus 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Small World Self - Actor 1958
New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts Himself - Musician 1958
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Guest, Self 1951
Lola Montès Circus Master 1955
This Is Your Life Self 1955
We're No Angels Jules 1955
Beau Brummell principe di Galles / Prince of Wales 1954
The Magical World of Disney Captain Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach, Dr. Ewing T. Snodgrass 1954
The Egyptian Kaptah 1954
Panorama Self 1953
Person to Person Self 1953
The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird Wonderbird / Mr. Wonderbird (voice) 1953
Martin Luther Duke Francis of Luneberg 1953
Omnibus (segment) 1952
Le Plaisir Narrator 1952
The Magic Box Industry Man 1952
Quo Vadis Nero 1951
Hotel Sahara Emad 1951
Odette Lt. Alex Rabinovich / Arnauld 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist, Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Private Angelo Pvt. Angelo 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
The True Glory Self / Commentator 1945
The Way Ahead Rispoli - Cafe Owner / Rispoli 1944
Let the People Sing Dr. Bentika 1942
The Goose Steps Out Krauss 1942
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing The Priest 1942
Hullo, Fame! 1940
After Mein Kampf?: The Story of Adolph Hitler Marinus van der Lubbe 1940

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1982EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming Nominated
1970EmmyOutstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Won
1969OscarBest Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
1965OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1965Golden GlobeBest Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1961OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1961Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actor Nominated
1958EmmyActor - Best Single Performance - Lead or Support Won
1952OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1952Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actor Won
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