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Peter Ustinov

Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov CBE ( /ˈjuːstɪnɒf/ or /ˈuːstɪnɒf/; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer and dramatist. He was also renowned as a filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. A noted wit and raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. He was also a respected intellectual and diplomat who, in addition to his various academic posts, served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement.

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Fuad Kavur
... From 1977, Fuad collaborated exclusively with Sir Peter Ustinov on opera productions at the Paris Opera, Hamburg State Opera, La Scala (Milan), the Mozarteum Salzburg and the Deutsche Oper Berlin ... It was directed by Sir Peter Ustinov and starred Ustinov, Herbert Lom, Simon Dutton, Siobhan McKenna, Michael Elphick and Denis Quilley ... Guardian, the Times, "Censorship" magazine, May 1984) Fuad was a company director of Peter Ustinov Productions Ltd ...
Rector Of The University Of Dundee - List of Rectors - 1968 - Sir Peter Ustinov
... Sir Peter Ustinov - actor, writer, dramatist and raconteur ... Ustinov was the first Rector of the newly independent University ... Ustinov was first elected in February 1968 after a vigorous and colourful campaign ...
List Of British And Commonwealth Academy Award Winners And Nominees - Best Supporting Actor
... How Green Was My Valley Winner 1950 George Sanders All About Eve Winner 1951 Peter Ustinov Quo Vadis Nominee 1952 Victor McLaglen The Quiet Man Nominee ...
Haymarket Theatre - History of The Theatre - The 20th Century - 1980–2000
... presented Overheard, by and starring Peter Ustinov and Virginia, with Maggie Smith (1981) ... Uncle Vanya (Chekhov) Rules of the Game (Luigi Pirandello) and Man and Superman (Shaw), starring Peter O'Toole ... Day's Journey into Night, starring Jack Lemmon and The Apple Cart, starring Peter O'Toole ...

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    If Botticelli were alive today he’d be working for Vogue.
    Peter Ustinov (b. 1921)

    Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.
    —Peter Ustinov (b. 1921)

    Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
    —Finley Peter Dunne (1867–1936)