Profession: Actor and Comedian
Why Famous: Peter Sellers was a comic actor famous for starring in the BBC radio series "The Goon Show", and as Chief Inspector Clouseau in "The Pink Panther" film series.
Widely lauded as a comic genius, Sellers was nominated three times for an Academy award and won a Golden Globe and BAFTA Award.
- 1951-09-15 Actor Peter Sellers (26) weds actress Anne Howe in London, England
- 1964-02-19 Actor Peter Sellers (38) weds actress Britt Ekland in London, England
- 1968-12-18 Actor Peter Sellers (43) divorces actress Britt Ekland after 4 years of marriage
- 1970-08-24 Actor Peter Sellers (44) weds model Miranda Quarry
- 1977-02-18 Actor Peter Sellers (51) weds actress Lynne Frederick (22)
- 1963-12-18 "The Pink Panther" film premieres directed by Blake Edwards and starring Peter Sellers and David Niven with theme by Henry Mancini
- 1964-01-29 "Dr Strangelove", directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, premieres
- 1967-04-19 "Casino Royale" James Bond comedy film starring David Niven and Peter Sellers premieres. Based on the Ian Fleming novel.