1925-1980. Film actor known for his versatility in comic roles
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Vittorio De Sica, Dennis Price & Gary Raymond. Plot: When her father dies, Epifania Parerga (Loren), an Italian in London, becomes the world's richest woman.
Director: John Guillermin. Also starred Adam Faith, Carol White & Mervyn Johns. Plot: A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure.
Director: John Boulting. Also starred Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price & Margaret Rutherford. Plot: Naive Stanley Windrush (Carmichael) returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay... Won 2 BAFTA Awards
Director: Mario Zampi. Also starred Shirley Eaton, Dennis Price & Georgina Cookson. Plot: A very British comedy about a blackmailer and his victims.
Slim Pickens got the part
Peter Sellers - The Pink Panther, Steve Martin - The Pink Panther (2006)
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1979
Director: Sidney Gilliat. Also starred Richard Attenborough, David Davies & Kenneth Griffith. Plot: John Lewis (Sellers) is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz (Zetterling), wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and Liz ever manage to consummate their affair, that is.
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Béatrice Romand, Jenny Hanley & Gabriella Licudi. Curt Jürgens' real name is Curd Jürgens but he was known as Curt in English speaking films.
Director: John & Roy Boulting. Also starred Ian Carmichael, Bernard Miles & Brock Peters. Plot: A minister is accidentally appointed to a snobbish parish.
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Jameson Clark, Ernest Thesiger & Donald Pleasence
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Nicky Henson, Diana Dors & Judy Campbell. Plot: TV personality Robert Danvers (Sellers), an exceedingly vain rotter, seduces young women daily, never staying long with one...
Director: Jack Arnold. Also starred David Kossoff, Leo McKern & MacDonald Parke. Plot: An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose.
Director: Blake Edwards. Also starred Herbert Lom, Tracy Reed & Graham Stark. Plot: As murder follows murder, beautiful Maria (Sommer) is the obvious suspect; bumbling Inspector Clouseau (Sellers) drives his boss mad by seeing her as plainly innocent.
Director: Stanley Kubrick. Also starred Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens & Peter Bull
Director: Cliff Owen. Also starred Davy Kaye, Nanette Newman & Bill Kerr. Plot: The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better...
IMDB:8.7/10. Director: Stanley Kubrick. 4 Oscar Nominations. Won 3 Baftas incl. Best British Film. (Or 'How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'). National Film Preservation Board Award.
Director: Val Guest & Ken Hughes. Also starred Orson Welles, Joanna Pettet & Daliah Lavi
Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Director: Alvin Rakoff. Also starred Jeremy Bulloch, David Lodge & Kay Hall. Plot: A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him.
Director: John Guillermin. Also starred John Fraser, Cyril Cusack & Prunella Scales. Plot: This is the end of a glorious military career: General Leo Fitzjohn (Sellers) retires to his Sussex manor where he will write his memoirs...
Director: Joseph McGrath. Also starred Caroline Blakiston, Wilfred Hyde-White & Richard Attenborough. Plot: A series of strange sequences connected with a satire on greed.