Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
five. In 'The Pink Panther', 'A Shot In The Dark', 'Return Of The Pink Panther', 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again', and posthumously in 'Trail of The Pink Panther', which used unseen footage of Sellers after his death. 'Revenge of The Pink Panther' does not count, since it used footage from the previous five movies.
|What later film reunited him with Allen and O'Toole?||Peter Sellers
Casino Royale. 'Royale' was a James Bond spoof based on Ian Fleming's first Bond novel. Allen was Bond's neurotic nephew, Sellers a subsitiute Bond hired by Ursula Andress (the first Bond girl) and later meeting O'Toole (a cameo) in a psychadelic sequence.
|What film co-starred him with Woody Allen (who also wrote the script) and Peter O'Toole?||Peter Sellers
What's New, Pussycat?. The film is best known for the Bacharach-David title song.
Lolita, Dr. Strangelove. His work as Claire Quilty in 'Lolita' so impressed Kubrick that he signed him on immediately for 'Strangelove', where he was nothing short of brilliant in his three roles: Group Captain Mandrake, President Muffley and the title character in a wheelchair (can anyone forget that ending?)
|What film of his was based on Robert Louis Stevenson?||Peter Sellers
The Wrong Box. Actually, Stevenson co-wrote 'Box' with his stepson Lloyd Osbourne. Byran Forbes directed, and Sellers co-starred with Michael Caine, Dudley Moore and Nanette Newman (Mrs. Forbes)
|What film of his was based on a James Thurber story?||Peter Sellers
The Battle Of The Sexes. 'Battle' was based on Thurber's 'The Catbird Seat', filmed in Scotland. Danny Kaye starred in 'Mitty', Henry Fonda was in 'Animal', from a stage comedy Thurber co-wrote, and Jack Lemmon was in 'War', which inspired the TV series 'My World, and Welcome To It'.
The Ladykillers. Though he became better known as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Guiness was renowned for his comic characters early in his career. Sellers only co-starred with Guiness in Alexander Mackendrick's 1955 farce (which also paired him, for the first time, with his 'Pink Panther' partner Herbert Lom!)
radio. He first made his name on the BBC radio comedy series, 'The Goon Show'(it influenced 'Monty Python', for one thing). One of his co-stars was Spike Milligan.
Southsea , England. Born Richard Henry Sellers in 1925, he died in 1980 shortly after completing 'The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu'.
July 24th, 1980. In July of 1980 the actor succumbed to a fatal heart attack.
Michael, Sarah, and Victoria. He had son Michael and daughter Sarah with first wife Anne Howe. Daughter Victoria was born from his marriage to actress Britt Ekland. Michael Sellers has written books about his late father including "Sellers on Sellers", and "P.S. I Love You".
|Who portrayed Peter Sellers in the TV movie "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers"?
Geoffrey Rush. Geoffrey Rush won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Peter in "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers", which was released in 2004.
|What character role was Peter Sellers most famous for playing?
Inspector Jacques Clouseau. Peter Sellers went on to enjoy great success as Clouseau in "The Pink Panther", "A Shot in the Dark", "Return of The Pink Panther", "The Pink Panther Strikes Again", and "Revenge of The Pink Panther". In 2006, a new version of "The Pink Panther", came out starring Steve Martin.
|Which popular radio show was Peter Sellers in that lasted ten seasons?
The Goon Show. Peter Sellers was in "The Goon Show," with friends Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe. This popular radio show ran from 1951-1960. Sellers provided the voices of very funny characters known as "Bluebottle," "Henry Crun," and "Grytpype-Thynne."
|Which Beatle did Peter Sellers co-star with in "The Magic Christian"?
Ringo Starr. "The Magic Christian," starring Sellers and Starr was released in 1969. Sellers played Sir Guy Grand, a very wealthy man who found a homeless individual named Youngman played by Starr and adopted him as his son. Youngman became the heir to Grand's vast fortune. Together they embarked on a series of adventures just to see how far people will go for the sake of the almighty dollar.
4. Peter's first marriage to Anne Howe lasted ten years from 1951-1961. He then went on to marry Britt Ekland in 1964. They divorced four years later. Peter tried a third time with Miranda Quarry in 1970 but that marriage proved to be doomed as well and was terminated in 1974. His final marriage to Lynne Frederick was in 1977 until the time of his death. Apparently he was planning to divorce Lynne as well and exclude her from his will. He passed away before being able to sign the papers and Lynne Frederick Sellers got the bulk of his estate.
Richard Henry Sellers. Peter was born Richard Henry Sellers in Southsea, Hampshire, England on September 8th, 1925.