Peter Ustinov, Best Supporting Actor 1960 & 1964: MovieMonday.com

1960: SPARTACUS

(Drama - NR)

Peter Ustinov won his first Supporting Actor Oscar for playing the clownish slave in ancient Rome epic... SPARTACUS.

1964: TOPKAPI

(Comedy - NR)

Ustinov won his second Supporting Oscar for playing the small time con man and tourist guide that was duped by a sharper pair.  


Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)

British actor, director, and screenwriter. Peter Ustinov made his stage debut at 17, wrote his first play at 24 and directed his first picture at 25. He went on to be the author of over 30 plays, screenplays, and books. In fact, in 1968 Peter Ustinov was nominated for his screenplay titled: HOT MILLIONS. He won critical acclaim for writing, directing, producing and acting in his film Billy Bud in 1962.

Peter Ustinov excelled at playing pompous, vain characters. He played French detective,Poirot, in several Agatha Christie movies and was slotted to play Peter Seller's role in The Pink Panther (1962) before he backed out .

Peter Ustinov was nominated in 1951, for QUO VADIS.

Peter Ustinov's other films include:

MEIN KAMPF
THE GOOSE STEPS OUT
ONE OF OUR AIRCRAFT IS MISSING
PRIVATE ANGELO
HOTEL SAHARA
QUO VADIS
BEAU BRUMMELL
THE EGYPTIAN
THE SPIES
THE SUNDOWNERS
ROMANOFF AND JULIET
BILLY BUDD
THE COMEDIANS
BLACKBEARD'S GHOST
VIVA MAX
LOGAN'S RUN
THE LAST REMAKE OF BEAU GESTE
DEATH ON THE NILE
ASHANTI
EVIL UNDER THE SUN
MEMED MY HAWK
APPOINTMENT BY DEATH
LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE
LORENZO'S OIL
THE PHOENIX AND THE MAJIC CARPET
THE BACHELOR
THE WILL TO EXIST
SALEM WITCH TRIALS

In 2003, look for Peter Ustinov in LUTHER

His television credits include...

JESUS OF NAZARETH (TV Mini-Series)
OMNI: THE NEW FRONTIER (TV Series)
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
WINGS OF THE RED STAR MIG FORCE (TV Mini- Series)
INSIDE THE VATICAN (TV Mini-Series)
THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (TV Mini- Series)
PLANET USTINOFF (TV Series)
ON THR TRAIL OF MARK TWAIN (TV Mini-Series)
VICTORIA AND ALBERT

Peter Ustinov Movie Specials

As Director-Writer his credits include:

SCHOOL FOR SECRETS
VICE VERSA
PRIVATE ANGELO
ROMANOFF AND JULIET
BILLY BUDD
LADY L

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