The death of Sir Peter Ustinov, on this day 28th March, 2004. English actor, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter! A man of many talents
Peter Ustinov, 1955. Actor and writer Peter Ustinov at London Airport, on his way to Paris. He served as a private in the Royal Sussex Regiment in World War Two, and also as batman to David Niven during which time they wrote the film The Way Ahead. S)
Sir Peter Ustinov (1921-2004) was an English actor, writer and dramatist. He was a respected intellectual and diplomat who, in addition to his various academic posts, served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement. He has received numerous awards, Honorary Doctorates and State Honours. Founder of the Ustinov Foundation for children in need.