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  1. Ustinov, Sir Peter Ustinov, Peter Alexander Ustinovnoun

    British actor and playwright (1921-2004)


  1. sir peter ustinov

    Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov (born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov ; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was a British actor, filmmaker and writer. An internationally known raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. An intellectual and diplomat, he held various academic posts and served as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and president of the World Federalist Movement. Ustinov was the winner of numerous awards during his life, including two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes, and BAFTA Awards for acting, and a Grammy Award for best recording for children, as well as the recipient of governmental honours from, amongst others, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. He also displayed a unique cultural versatility which frequently earned him the accolade of a Renaissance man. Miklós Rózsa, composer of the music for Quo Vadis and of numerous concert works, dedicated his String Quartet No. 1, Op. 22 (1950) to Ustinov. In 2003, Durham University changed the name of its Graduate Society to Ustinov College in honour of the significant contributions Ustinov had made as chancellor of the university from 1992 until his death.


  1. sir peter ustinov

    Sir Peter Ustinov was a British actor, writer, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, comedian, radio broadcaster, and television presenter. Born on April 16th, 1921, he had a career that spanned over 60 years. Ustinov is renowned for his roles in numerous films such as "Spartacus," "Quo Vadis," and "Topkapi," for which he won multiple awards including two Oscars. Apart from acting, he also authored plays, books, and screenplays. Ustinov was a noted wit and raconteur, and was also active in humanitarian endeavors, notably serving as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. He passed away on March 28, 2004.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sir peter ustinov in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sir peter ustinov in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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