Ustinov is a Russian surname that can refer to the following:

  • Alexander Ustinov, K-1 fighter and boxer
  • Dmitriy Ustinov, the Soviet Union's defence minister from 1976 to 1984
  • Jona von Ustinov aka "Klop" Ustinov, journalist and diplomat, father of Sir Peter Ustinov
  • Sir Peter Ustinov, born Peter Alexander von Ustinov, actor, writer, dramatist and raconteur.
  • Plato von Ustinov, Russian aristocrat who lived in Jaffa, father of Jonah von Ustinov
  • Vladimir Ustinov, the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Famous quotes containing the word ustinov:

    There is no question but that if Jesus Christ, or a great prophet from another religion, were to come back today, he would find it virtually impossible to convince anyone of his credentials ... despite the fact that the vast evangelical machine on American television is predicated on His imminent return among us sinners.
    —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)

    To refuse awards ... is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
    —Peter Ustinov (b. 1921)