• Peter  Sellers

    Peter Sellers

    Born on September 8th, 1925

    From Southsea, Hampshire, England

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Being There Poster

Being There

Simple-minded Chance (Peter Sellers), a gardener who has resided in the Washington, D.C., townhouse of his wealthy employer for his entire life and been educated only by television, is forced to vacate his home when his boss dies. While wandering the streets, he encounters business mogul Ben Rand (Melvyn Douglas), who assumes Chance to be a fellow upper-class gentleman. Soon Chance is ushered into high society, and his unaffected gardening wisdom makes him the talk of the town.

Golden Globe (1980)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Nominated
Actor
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
The Pink Panther Strikes Again Poster

The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Just released from a mental hospital, Charles Dreyfus (Herbert Lom) intends to off Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers), a former underling whose blundering drove the lawman around the bend. Dreyfus captures a scientist, ordering him to create a weapon that will destroy the planet, and threatens world leaders with annihilation unless they hand over his nemesis. Meanwhile, Clouseau goes to England to look for the vanished scientist, and his obliviousness turns out to be an asset.

Golden Globe (1977)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
The Pink Panther Poster

The Pink Panther

In this first film of the beloved comic series, dashing European thief Sir Charles Lytton (David Niven) plans to steal a diamond, but he's not the only one with his eyes on the famous jewel known as the "Pink Panther." His nephew George (Robert Wagner) also aims to make off with the gem, and to frame Charles for the crime. Blundering French police inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) intercedes, but finds his career -- and his freedom -- jeopardized.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1965)
Nominated
British Actor
Golden Globe (1965)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy