Peter Sellers SuperStar – MovieActors.com
Peter Sellers – InspectorPeter Sellers was born on September 8, 1925 in Southsea, Hampshire, England.
Peter Sellers passed away on July 24, 1980 in London England, UK from a heart attack.
Peter enlisted in the army and fought during World War 2.
Sellers was the first male to appear on the cover of Playboy magazine in April, 1964. Peter was ranked #84 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October, 1997] Peter made his debut in films in PENNY POINTS TO PARADISE (1951) and DOWN AMONG THE Z MEN (1952).
Seller's was the first actor to be nominated for a single Academy award (best actor) for a film in which he portrayed 3 different characters in the same film - DR. STRANGELOVE OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB (1964).
Director Blake Edwards' attempt at reviving the Pink Panther series after Sellers' death resulted in two panned 1980s comedies, the first of which, TRAIL OF THE PINK PANTHER (1982), deals with Inspector Clouseau's disappearance and was made from material cut from previous Pink Panther films and includes interviews with the original casts playing their original characters.
Peter Sellers' other notable credits include...
TRAIL OF THE PINK PANTHER (1982)
BEING THERE (1979)
REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTER (1978)
THE PINK PANTHER STRICKS AGAIN (1976)
MURDER BY DEATH (1976)
THE RETURN OF THE PINK PANTHER (1975)
WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT (1965)
A SHOT IN THE DARK (1964)
THE PINK PANTHER (1963)
THE MILLIONAIRESS (1960)
THE NAKED TRUTH (1957)
LET'S GO CRAZY (1951)
Sellers in THE PINK PANTHER (1963)
Peter Sellers in DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
Peter Sellers in MURDER BY DEATH (1976)
Peter Sellers in A SHOT IN THE DARK (1964)