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  PeterSellers.com - The Official Site of Peter Sellers
While the Apple iPhone isn’t scheduled for release until June, CMG Worldwide clients Peter Sellers, Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe hit the red carpet this year by appearing in Apple’s debut iPhone commercial during television coverage of the 79th Academy Awards.
The About Peter section focuses in on all of the information that you need to know about the dark comic.
If you are interested in using Peter Sellers' name, image or likeness in your next campaign, where to find out more information.
www.petersellers.com   (147 words)

  Free Peter Sellers Poems | Peter Sellers Poetry | The Pink Panther | Inspector Clouseau   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Free Peter Sellers Poems, Peter Sellers Fan Poetry, Poems about Peter Sellers,
Let's hope he can be a lot more funny and give a more sympathetic performance in the next film.
I fell in love with Peter Sellers, when I was just a kid
www.cryjustice.com /petersellers.htm   (689 words)

  Peter Sellers - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Sellers has had three children by his first 2 wives, but they were all pretty unremarkable, and lived common lives, forever to be shadows of their father, and dim shadows, at that.
Peter Sellers once impregnated Sophia Loren, but the baby was never born due to her falling down a flight of stairs from a kick delivered by Peter Sellers.
Unfortuately for Peter Sellers, his inability to physically manifest himself in 108 places at once so he could shag as many beautiful woman as Krishna put him at a serious disadvantage: hence his decision not to star in any "blue" movies.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Peter_Sellers   (741 words)

 Peter Sellers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sellers was born in Southsea, Hampshire, England, to a family of entertainers.
Sellers' career had slumped by the early 1970s, but, after reviving the Clouseau character, he was able to produce his cherished project Being There in 1979, winning his best reviews since the 1960s.
Sellers was the first man to appear on the cover of Playboy — he appeared on the April (1964) cover with Karen Lynn.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Sellers   (1490 words)

 Being There
Sellers was known to be incredibly superstitious and was absolutely terrified of the color purple, because it was, as he put it, "the color of death." While filming scenes for his movies, each set had to be thoroughly scoured for the offending color before his arrival.
Sellers was also in talks to play Major "King" Kong, who famously rides the bomb at the end of the movie, but was let out of that commitment when he conveniently hurt his leg prior to shooting.
Sellers' third wife filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the makers of the film, claiming it insulted his memory, a case which she understandably won.
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 ipedia.com: Peter Sellers Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sellers was born in Southsea, Hampshire, England, in a family of vaud...
Sellers' first film successes were in 1959 in the British Ealing comedies, such as I'm All Right Jack and The Mouse That Roared.
Sellers is most famous for his role as the bungling Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies, which gave him a worldwide audience.
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 Peter Sellers Appreciation Society   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Peter found his "nobody" personality in the character of Chancey; a simple-minded, middle-aged man whose only "window" in the world is a television set and his garden.
His first LP "Best Of Sellers" was made in 1959, the 2nd "Songs For Swinging Sellers" followed in 1959 and in 1960 he reached No4 of the British charts, by a duet with Sophia Loren in "Goodness Gracious Me!" (A song inspired by the characters of the film they both starred in- The Millionairess).
In 1970, Sellers married Miranda Quarry, but neither this marriage was to last (divorced in 1974), and in 1977 he married Lynne Frederick, another marriage which proved to be not a happy one.
www.petersellersappreciationsociety.com /HTML/Biography.htm   (1041 words)

 Peter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter is a common given name for males: see Peter (name).
Peter the Deacon, a confidant of Pope Gregory I and rector of Sicily
Peter is also a euphemism for penis (see there's a skeeter on my peter).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter   (379 words)

 CMT.com : Peter Sellers : Biography
Sellers often employed musical satire, and these again were prototypes for the sort of wackiness displayed by Monty Python, the Bonzos, and more specific send-ups like the Rutles and Spinal Tap.
Sellers' early albums and singles were produced by George Martin, who was still several years away from meeting the Beatles when he began to work with the comedian.
Sellers became friendly with the Beatles themselves, resulting in Ringo Starr's co-starring role with Peter in the 1969 movie The Magic Christian.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/sellers_peter/bio.jhtml   (691 words)

 Only Two Can Play - Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling 1962 - From The Novel By Kingsley Amis
Sellers plays John Lewis, an assistant librarian who has a chance for a promotion (and a much-needed rise in wages) if he has an affair with Liz Gruffydds-Williams (played by the very sexy Mai Zetterling), the wife of the local council chairman.
After Sellers breaks off his affair with Zetterling, she acquires a very servile boyfriend whom Sellers suggests she should bring to Cruft's: this is an annual London dog show.
Optimist, The - The Opimists - Peter Sellers, Donna Mullane 1973
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Sellers: Goon but not forgotten
A new film biography, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, controversially paints a portrait of the actor as a wife-beating, mother-fixated, drug-abusing philanderer.
Born Richard Henry Sellers in Southsea, Hampshire on 8 September 1925, Sellers was called Peter by his parents in memory of his stillborn older brother.
Sellers' film career was initially slow to take off, but his fortunes improved after he landed a part in The Ladykillers alongside his hero, Alec Guinness.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/3698350.stm   (626 words)

 Sellers, Peter
While the late actor Peter Sellers is primarily known for his roles in film comedies such as the Pink Panther series, he first became a British celebrity as a member of the cast of The Goon Show, a satirical BBC radio series.
Sellers used mimicry skills honed as a stand-up comedian in London strip-tease bars to create a number of distinctive characters with equally memorable names: Grytpype Thynne, Bluebottle, Willum Cobblers, and Major Bloodnok.
In one memorable scene, he is menaced by members of an inner-city street gang as he urgently presses a TV remote control to make them "go away." In another scene, Sellers kisses a passionate female character played by Shirley MacLaine as he mimiced a televised love scene that he was watching over her shoulder.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/S/htmlS/sellerspete/sellerspete.htm   (751 words)

 AskMen.com - Peter Sellers
Sellers was the highlight of each of the more than 60 films he starred in, but it was as the clumsy Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther series that Sellers really shone.
Richard Henry Sellers was born in the English town of Southsea on September 8, 1925.
Although Sellers was largely a spoiled child, he was also an active one, and learned plenty about comedy throughout his boyhood.
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 Peter Sellers and the Beatles - Bill Harry - Mersey Beat
Sellers: “Well, I’m sorry about that, fellas, but I, you know, if I’d known I was going to see you, of course, I would have had some on me. Because I know how you love it and dig chewing that thing.”
Sellers version of ‘She Loves You’, originally recorded in 1965, was finally released posthumously in 1981.
Peter Sellers died of a heart attack on 24 July 1980.
triumphpc.com /mersey-beat/beatles/petersellers3.shtml   (382 words)

 The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers (2004)
Peter Sellers showed an almost unparalleled ability to lose himself in characters and to take on disparate personalities.
Peter can’t break free from his mother’s influence, but he doesn’t want to, as he prefers to defer to her in all matters.
Peter immediately falls for the Italian bombshell and does whatever he can to be around her.
www.dvdmg.com /lifeanddeathofpetersellers.shtml   (2064 words)

 DVD Review - The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Over time the desire grew within Peter Sellers to be himself and for people to accept him as himself, but since he had never learned or understood what it meant to be himself, it always ends in an emotional disaster as he hurt people and off-ed himself into yet another make-believe character.
There is a lot more to Peter Sellers and I can only ask you to watch the movie if you’re interested, but again, be forewarned that it will very likely destroy the image you have had about the actor.
The tragedy of Peter Seller’s life is illustrated so vividly here that it is hard not to feel sympathy with him and all he affected.
www.dvdreview.com /fullreviews/the_life_and_death_of_peter_sellers.shtml   (967 words)

 Showtime - Movies - The Pink Panther Strikes Again - Peter Sellers - Full Biography
Peter Sellers returns as Inspector Clouseau just in time to prevent his demented former boss (Herbert Lom) from destroying the world with a stolen laser gun.
Sellers also enjoyed success in the UK music charts, with "Any Old Iron" reaching 17 in 1957 and a cover of the Beatles'; "A Hard Day's Night" released in 1965 and reaching 14.
As Sellers was busy in his study, his wife Anne went to the door, where she was handed a telegram.
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 Peter Sellers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Peter Sellers plays 3 characters in a movie that lacked only a bigger budget and a more daring ending perhaps.
Peter Sellers opened the way for this kind of comedy: stumbling inspector that has no "cluew" and yet prevails.
Sellers is great in not being "too great" so as not to overshadow the performances of the young girls in the movie.
www-spacl.ece.arizona.edu /~joseph/peter_sellers.htm   (1056 words)

 THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS movie review, In Film Australia
Sellers, it seems, was a grossly irresponsible and abhorrently immature man with more than a couple of nasty bones in his body.
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers disclosing its story information in odd ways – it has a loopy and sometimes unsatisfying technique for unravelling the facts and toying with the professional details of his life.
There is one bizarrely self-conscious moment in which Sellers is depicted recording an audio dub over the previous sequence, re-editing the footage we just saw in a way that better pleased himself.
www.infilm.com.au /reviews/petersellers.htm   (735 words)

 Louisiana Red Carpet - Peter Sellers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In one of the final scenes inside Chateau Chantelle, Sellers ad-libbed the line about Rita, the Ursula Andress character, being a "personal friend of James Bond" which is why she spontaneously burst into laughter in the middle of a confrontation with Fassbender's wife, Anna.
Woody Allen claims he even walked into Britt Eklands Sellers wife at the time -bedroom one day to say hello and, "for a moment was mistaken for her husband." As for rivalry between the two, there was "no problem," Allen recalled.
There was "A Service of Thanksgiving for Peter Sellers" some weeks later in the Royal Parish Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, on September 8, 1980, his birthday.
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 CNN.com - Rush: Peter Sellers story 'like a fable' - Nov 15, 2004
The Sellers film, "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," debuts on HBO in early December.
Well, I think the writers picked up on the fact that Sellers is very famous in a majority of his own films for playing just for virtuosic display, I think, particularly in films like "Dr. Strangelove" and "The Mouse that Roared." He would play multiple characters.
Peter Sellers, when he was asked about if someone should do a movie of his life, said to see him on the screen would be a rather dull experience.
www.cnn.com /2004/SHOWBIZ/TV/11/15/rush.sellers   (718 words)

 Interview with Terry Southern by Lee Hill (biographer)
Sellers immediately realized that it was a case of mistaken identity and of course went right along with it and apparently gave a masterful impersonation of Woody Allen.
Peter was so irate (later he was amused) that he walked straight out the door and flew home to Geneva and announced he was taking a few days holiday.
Peter put drops of it with an eye dropper on tobacco and smoked the tobacco or if he had cannabis, he would drop the oil on that and smoke it.
www.altx.com /interviews/terry.southern.html   (14883 words)

 Peter Sellers - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Peter Sellers - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Sellers, Peter (1925-1980), British-born comic actor, renowned for his versatile impersonations.
Acting and Actors: If you ask me to play myself, I will not know…, Acting and Actors: There used to be a me behind the mask, but…
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 Peter Rosen's Biography
Peter Rosen has produced and directed over 100 full-length films and television programs which have been distributed world-wide and have won awards at the major film festivals.
From 1983–85, Peter Rosen produced many of the arts stories for the expanded "MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour." Three of these stories were nominated for national Emmys in the News and Documentary Awards.
In 1986, Peter Rosen produced and directed "America Is" for CBS on the 100th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.
www.peterrosenproductions.com /biography.html   (830 words)

 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
He could do pratfalls and silly accents, and make goofy gestures with the best of clowns, but it was the manic desperation, a very human panic, in his voice and expression that invariably put his fans on the floor.
Sellers becomes a giant star in "The Pink Panther" when Peter Ustinov drops out but eventually sinks to no-hope productions until Edwards comes along again to renew the "Panther" franchise.
Sellers famously said that without a role to play he had no character of his own, and Rush captures that aspect of the man with sad grace.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/reviews/review_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000516926   (607 words)

 Rush’s challenge: Being Peter Sellers - TV DRAMA - MSNBC.com
Geoffrey Rush portrays Peter Sellers and Charlize Theron plays his second wife, Britt Ekland, in "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers."
Such was the challenge facing Geoffrey Rush when he agreed to star in “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,” a prismatic, fascinating portrait that debuts at 9 p.m.
Sellers, who died in 1980 at 54, is today best remembered as Inspector Clouseau, the fractured French detective from the “Pink Panther” comedies.
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