Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers

British film actor, comedian and singer (1925-1980)
Notably mercurial, undeniably brilliant conceiver of characters, one of the great comic minds of the 20th Century.
BornSeptember 8, 1925
HometownPortsmouth, England
Net worth$10 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseLynne Frederick (m 1977 - 1980) , Miranda, Countess of Stockton (m 1970 - 1976) , Britt Ekland (m 1964 - 1968) , Anne Howe (m 1951 - 1963)
ChildrenVictoria Sellers , Michael Sellers
ParentsWilliam Sellers , Agnes Doreen Marks
Profile

Top Stories

Richard Curtis says Will Ferrell should have been nominated for an Oscar for Elf

  • Richard Curtis has voiced his disappointment that Will Ferrell was never nominated for an Oscar for his turn in the beloved Christmas movie Elf. The 65-year-old British screenwriter and director, who is behind box office hits such as Love Actually and Bridget Jones’ Diary, made his remarks to reporters at the Oscar Wilde Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday. “I always get very antsy about the fact that Will Ferrell didn’t get nominated for Elf,” Curtis said, according to BBC, when discussing the star’s portrayal as the ever optimistic Buddy The Elf in the 2003 flick.

Videos

Watch these clips of two Peter Sellers films lost for years

Nearly 60 years after they were made, two Peter Sellers films are to get their first showing at a film festival. Here are clips from both of them.

Albums

Director Interview [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, October 3, 1965]
Director Interview [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, October 3, 1965]
2020
Fool Britannia/Scandal/Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
Fool Britannia/Scandal/Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
2016
Kings of Comedy Presents Peter Sellers and Flanders & Swann
Kings of Comedy Presents Peter Sellers and Flanders & Swann
2015
Goodness Gracious Me: Best of Peter Sellers
Goodness Gracious Me: Best of Peter Sellers
2012
Oh, Lady Be Good!
Oh, Lady Be Good!
2012
Fool Britannia [Acrobat]
Fool Britannia [Acrobat]
2008
Greatest Comedy Cuts
Greatest Comedy Cuts
2004
EMI Comedy
EMI Comedy
2003
Classic Songs and Sketches
Classic Songs and Sketches
2001
Legends of the 20th Century
Legends of the 20th Century
1999
Celebration of Sellers
Celebration of Sellers
1993
Peter Sellers Collection
Peter Sellers Collection
1990
Peter and Sophia
Peter and Sophia
1960
Songs for Swingin' Sellers
Songs for Swingin' Sellers
1959
Best of Sellers
Best of Sellers
1958

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1980British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorBeing ThereNominated
1980Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyBeing ThereWinner
1980Academy AwardActor in a Leading RoleBeing ThereNominated
1977Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe Pink Panther Strikes AgainNominated
1976Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe Return of the Pink PantherNominated