Peter Ustinov

Profession: Actor | Director
Peter Ustinov
  Real name: Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov
Birthdate: April 16, 1921
Date of death: March 28, 2004
Age: 82 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Aries


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Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov, better known as Peter Ustinov, was an British Actor and Director. He has won two Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and an Berlin International Film Festival. He's known for Spartacus (1960), Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and The Bachelor (1999).

All Movies of Peter Ustinov

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  • Salem Witch Trials (TV)
    The drama is set within a backdrop of a strict religious community struggling to survive the rugged conditions in their New World colony. While contending with various health, safety, comfort and financial hardships, they are sudd...
    Canada  2002
  • Victoria & Albert (TV)
    The first episode covers Victoria's growth from bullied princess to ruling queen, and includes her romance and marriage with Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. The second episode depicts Victoria's life from her first pregnancy to Alber...
    United Kingdom  2001
  • Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
    Narrated by Tom Cruise, "Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures" goes through each one of his movies and talks to various participants about their memories of working with Kubrick. For those who know very little about Kubrick, the do...
    Character: Himself (as Sir Peter Ustinov)
    United States  2001
  • Alice In Wonderland (TV)
    A acclaimed British production which originally aired on NBC, Lewis Carroll's classic story comes to life once again in this updated version- with an all-star cast including Martin Short, Whoopi Goldberg, Miranda Richardson, and G
    Character: Walrus
    United Kingdom  1999
  • The Bachelor
    Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to prop...
    Character: Grandad
    United States  1999
  • Stiff Upper Lips
    This irresistibly sexy comedy tells the outrageous story of a beautiful girl and her unlikely romantic awakening! Pretty young Emily has just reached the ripe old marrying age of 22, and her obnoxious family has already matched he...
    United Kingdom  1997
  • Lorenzo's Oil
    Based on the real-life case of the Odones family, the story concerns 5-year-old Lorenzo, suffering mightily from an apparently incurable and degenerative brain illness called A.L.D. His parents, an economist (Nick Nolte) and a lin...
    United States  1992
  • Around the World in 80 Days (TV Miniseries)
    TV Miniseries. 3 Episodes. Phileas Fogg accepts a wager to prove his contention that a man can go around the world in 80 days. After betting his entire fortune, he takes his new butler (a man hoping for a quite life) on a tour of ...
    United States  1989
  • The French Revolution
    A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when ...
    Character: André-Boniface-Louis Riquetti, vicomte de Mirabeau (segment "Années Lumière, Les")
    France  1989
  • Appointment with Death
    Emily Boynton, step-mother to the three Boynton children and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband which would have freed the childern from her dominatin...
    Character: Hercule Poirot
    United States  1988
  • Evil Under the Sun
    Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate a case for an insurance company regarding firstly a dead woman's body found on a moor and then a important diamond sent to the company to be insured turns out to be a fake. Poirot discove...
    Character: Hercule Poirot
    United Kingdom  1982
  • The Great Muppet Caper
    Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel th...
    Character: Truck Driver
    United Kingdom  1981
  • Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
    Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon ...
    Character: Charlie Chan
    United States  1980
  • Death on the Nile
    A deluxe version of Agatha Christie's favorite mystery story, published in 1937, and a thematic follow-up to her Murder on the Orient Express. Set aboard a steamship cruising down the Nile, an extremely unpopular heiress is murder...
    United Kingdom  1978
  • The Purple Taxi
    Novelist Philippe (Philippe Noiret) is a French novelist recently relocated to Ireland, where makes friends with Jerry (Edward Albert), an American expatriate who left his home after the death of his girlfriend. Philippe and Jerry...
    France  1977
  • Double Murder
    A police commissioner and a political activist join to investigate the suspicious death of a playboy prince.
    Italy  1977
  • Jesus of Nazareth (TV)
    Originally made for TV in 1977, this in-depth (six hours plus) version of Jesus' life is so thorough that the first hour is devoted solely to the story of his birth. The film doesn't skimp on some of the other landmark events of t...
    Character:  Herod the Great 4 episodes, 1977
    United Kingdom  1977
  • Logan's Run
    Set in the year 2274, when ecological disaster has driven civilization to the protection of domed cities, the story revolves around a society that holds a ceremonial death ritual for all citizens who reach the age of 30. In a dise...
    Character: Old Man
    United States  1976
  • Hammersmith Is Out
    Odd comedy update of the Faust legend. Mental patient Sir Richard (aka "Hammersmith") promises orderly Bridges untold wealth if only he release him from a padded cell. Liz ends up along for the ride. One of the weirdest ...
    Character: Doctor | Movie director
    United States  1972
  • A Storm in Summer (TV)
    The filme is about an encounter between two bitter and lonely people: an elderly Jew (Peter Ustinov) and a 10-year-old black from Harlem.
    United States  1970
  • Hot Millions
    A con man becomes an expert in computers so he can embezzle money out of a large corporation and escape to Rio with his girlfriend.
    Character: Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith
    United Kingdom  1968
  • The Comedians
    Set in the Haiti of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, The Comedians tells the story of a sardonic white hotel owner and his encroaching fatalism as he watches Haiti sink into barbarism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel...
    Character: Ambassador Manuel Pineda
    United States  1967
  • John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
    The Crown Prince of Fawzia gets dropped from the football team at Notre Dame; and his father, King Fawz (Peter Ustinov), demands that the US ambassador get Notre Dame to play an exhibition game in Fawzia. Meanwhile, a daring inves...
    United States  1965
  • Lady L
    Lady L (Sophia Loren) is an 80-year-old woman who recalls her amorous adventures in flashback in this light sex comedy. While working as a laundress, Lady L falls for the gambler and anarchist Armand (Paul Newman), who gets mixed ...
    Character: Prince Otto of Bavaria | Movie director
    United Kingdom  1965
  • Topkapi
    A small-time con-man with passport problems gets mixed up with a gang of world-class jewelry thieves plotting to rob the Topkapi museum in Istanbul. Turkish intelligence, suspecting arms smuggling, gets involved, and under pressur...
    Character: Arthur Simon Simpson
    United States  1964
  • Billy Budd
    H.M.S. Avenger is headed into battle against the French fleet during the Napoleonic Wars, and the dark shadow of two recent mutinies in the English fleet concern Captain Vere. He relies on his cruel and often sadistic Master-at-Ar...
    Character: Edwin Fairfax Vere - Post Captain Royal Navy | Movie director
    United Kingdom  1962
  • Romanoff and Juliet
    Yes it's the Romeo & Juliet story updated to during the cold war and moved to a mittel european country ruled by writer/director/star Peter Ustinov. The General arranges for the children of the US and Russian ambassadors to fa...
    | Movie director
    United States  1961
  • Spartacus
    Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus and the Third Servile War. The film stars Kirk Douglas as...
    Character: Batiatus
    United States  1960
  • The Sundowners
    In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to keep moving. A sheep-shearing contest, th...
    Character: Rupert Venneker
    United States  1960
  • Lola Montes
    The film tells the tragic story of Lola Montès (1821-1861), a great adventurer who becomes the main attraction of a circus after being the lover of various important European men.
    Character: Circus Master
    France  1955
  • The Egyptian
    In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and tragedies are played against the larger ...
    Character: Kaptah
    United States  1954
  • Beau Brummell
    Captain George Brummell is an upper-class dandy. He has to leave the army after having insulted the crown prince...
    Character: Prince of Wales
    United States  1954
  • The Magic Box
    Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife's so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic ...
    Character: Industry Man
    United Kingdom  1951
  • Quo Vadis
    Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets Lygia and falls in love with her. She is a Christian and doesn't want to have anything to do with a warrior. Though she grew up Roman, the adopted daughte...
    Character: Nero
    United States  1951
  • Odette
    This is the story of a brave woman who volunteered to join SOE (Special Operations Executive) during WWII. She was flown into occupied France where she fought with the French resistance. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo, she r...
    United Kingdom  1950
  • The Way Ahead
    A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch but their sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team. When they go into action in N. Africa t...
    United Kingdom  1944
  • One of Our Aircraft Is Missing
    During the Allied Bombing offensive of World War II the public was often informed that "A raid took place last night over ..., One (or often more) of Our Aircraft Is Missing". Behind these sombre words hid tales of death...
    United Kingdom  1942