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Peter Sellers

British film actor, comedian and singer

Richard Henry "Peter" Sellers, CBE, (8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was a English[1] comedian and actor best known for his three roles in Dr. Strangelove, as "Inspector Clouseau" in The Pink Panther movies, and as Clare Quilty in the original 1962 screen version of Lolita.

Peter Sellers
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Sellers in 1973
Born
Richard Henry Sellers

(1925-09-08)8 September 1925
Died24 July 1980(1980-07-24) (aged 54)
Cause of deathHeart attack
Years active1948 - 1980
Spouse(s)Anne Howe
(m. 1951-1961, divorced)
Britt Ekland
(m. 1964-1968, divorced)
Miranda Quarry
(m. 1970-1974, divorced)
Lynne Frederick
(m. 1977-1980, his death)
AwardsBest Actor
1959 I'm All Right Jack
Best Actor - Musical/Comedy
1980 Being There

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