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Peter Sellers
   starred in   
Being There (1979)
Peter Sellers
   was born in   
Southsea, England
1925-1980. Film actor known for his versatility in comic roles
Stephen Hopkins
   directed   
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
The Millionairess (1960)
   starred   
Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers and Alastair Sim
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Vittorio De Sica, Dennis Price & Gary Raymond. Plot: When her father dies, Epifania Parerga (Loren), an Italian in London, becomes the world's richest woman.
Never Let Go (1960)
   starred   
Richard Todd, Peter Sellers and Elizabeth Sellars
Director: John Guillermin. Also starred Adam Faith, Carol White & Mervyn Johns. Plot: A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure.
I'm All Right Jack (1959)
   starred   
Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas and Peter Sellers
Director: John Boulting. Also starred Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price & Margaret Rutherford. Plot: Naive Stanley Windrush (Carmichael) returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay... Won 2 BAFTA Awards
The Naked Truth (1957)
   starred   
Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers and Peggy Mount
Director: Mario Zampi. Also starred Shirley Eaton, Dennis Price & Georgina Cookson. Plot: A very British comedy about a blackmailer and his victims.
Peter Sellers
   was considered for the role of   
Major Kong in Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Slim Pickens got the part
Peter Sellers
   was considered for the role of   
Max Bialystock in The Producers (1968)
Zero Mostel got the part
Inspector Clouseau
   is a role shared by   
Peter Sellers & Steve Martin
Peter Sellers - The Pink Panther, Steve Martin - The Pink Panther (2006)
Peter Sellers
   was/were the first   
Male to Appear on the Cover of Playboy Magazine
1964
Peter Sellers
   won the Golden Globe for   
Being There
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1979
Waltz of the Toreadors (1962)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Dany Robin and Margaret Leighton
Director: John Guillermin. Also starred John Fraser, Cyril Cusack & Prunella Scales. Plot: This is the end of a glorious military career: General Leo Fitzjohn (Sellers) retires to his Sussex manor where he will write his memoirs...
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer and George Sanders
Director: Blake Edwards. Also starred Herbert Lom, Tracy Reed & Graham Stark. Plot: As murder follows murder, beautiful Maria (Sommer) is the obvious suspect; bumbling Inspector Clouseau (Sellers) drives his boss mad by seeing her as plainly innocent.
Heavens Above! (1963)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker and Isabel Jeans
Director: John & Roy Boulting. Also starred Ian Carmichael, Bernard Miles & Brock Peters. Plot: A minister is accidentally appointed to a snobbish parish.
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries and Bernard Cribbins
Director: Cliff Owen. Also starred Davy Kaye, Nanette Newman & Bill Kerr. Plot: The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better...
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
      
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott and Sterling Hayden
Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Only Two Can Play (1962)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling and Virginia Maskell
Director: Sidney Gilliat. Also starred Richard Attenborough, David Davies & Kenneth Griffith. Plot: John Lewis (Sellers) is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz (Zetterling), wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and Liz ever manage to consummate their affair, that is.
The Magic Christian (1969)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr and Isabel Jeans
Director: Joseph McGrath. Also starred Caroline Blakiston, Wilfred Hyde-White & Richard Attenborough. Plot: A series of strange sequences connected with a satire on greed.
Being There (1979)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas
Director: Hal Ashby
The Battle of the Sexes (1959)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Robert Morley and Constance Cummings
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Jameson Clark, Ernest Thesiger & Donald Pleasence
The Pink Panther (1963)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, David Niven, Robert Wagner and Capucine
Hoffman (1970)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack and Ruth Dunning
Director: Alvin Rakoff. Also starred Jeremy Bulloch, David Lodge & Kay Hall. Plot: A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him.
Casino Royale (1967)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress and David Niven
Director: Val Guest & Ken Hughes. Also starred Orson Welles, Joanna Pettet & Daliah Lavi
There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Goldie Hawn and Tony Britton
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Nicky Henson, Diana Dors & Judy Campbell. Plot: TV personality Robert Danvers (Sellers), an exceedingly vain rotter, seduces young women daily, never staying long with one...
The Mouse That Roared (1959)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg and William Hartnell
Director: Jack Arnold. Also starred David Kossoff, Leo McKern & MacDonald Parke. Plot: An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose.
Dr. Stranglelove (1964)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott and Sterling Hayden
Director: Stanley Kubrick. Also starred Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens & Peter Bull
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott and Sterling Hayden
IMDB:8.7/10. Director: Stanley Kubrick. 4 Oscar Nominations. Won 3 Baftas incl. Best British Film. (Or 'How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'). National Film Preservation Board Award.
Soft Beds, Hard Battles (1974)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Lila Kedrova and Curt (Curd) Jürgens
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Béatrice Romand, Jenny Hanley & Gabriella Licudi. Curt Jürgens' real name is Curd Jürgens but he was known as Curt in English speaking films.






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