Peter Ustinov

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Ustinov in 1973

Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov CBE FRSA (born Peter Alexander Baron von Ustinow; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, filmmaker and writer. He portrayed lead roles in the movies Spartacus, Death on the Nile, Evil Under the Sun, Quo Vadis, and Topkaki.

Early and personal life[change | change source]

Ustinov was born on 16 April 1921 in Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden. He studied at the Westminster School. He was married to Isolde Denham from 1940 until they divorced in 1950. He later married Suzanne Cloutier from 1954 until they divorced in 1971. He was then married to Helene de Lau d'Allemans from 1972 until his death in 2004. He lived in Bursins, Vaud, Switzerland and had three children.

Death[change | change source]

Ustinov died on 28 March 2004 in Genolier, Vaud, Switzerland from heart failure, aged 82.[1]

Awards[change | change source]

Ustinov won two Academy Awards, a Silver Bear Award, a BAFTA Award, three Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a Grammy Award.

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