Peter Ustinov

1921 - 2004

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Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov (born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov ; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was a British actor, filmmaker, and writer. An internationally known raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Ustinov has received more than 4,617,504 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Peter Ustinov is the 177th most popular actor (up from 212th in 2019), the 256th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 305th in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Actor.

Peter Ustinov is most famous for his work as a writer, actor, director, and satirist.

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  • 4.6M

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  • 68.78

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Peter Ustinovs by language

Over the past year Peter Ustinov has had the most page views in the with 630,075 views, followed by German (211,711), and Russian (80,004). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Thai (562.73%), Simple English (145.72%), and Malagasy (125.08%)


Among actors, Peter Ustinov ranks 177 out of 13,578Before him are Sharon Stone, Max von Sydow, Julia Roberts, Fred Astaire, Stellan Skarsgård, and Ornella Muti. After him are Gary Oldman, Franco Nero, Olivia Newton-John, Jack Lemmon, Spencer Tracy, and Alec Guinness.

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Among people born in 1921, Peter Ustinov ranks 20Before him are Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Sophie Scholl, Hua Guofeng, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, and Joseph Beuys. After him are Gunnar Nordahl, Paulo Freire, Patricia Highsmith, Nancy Reagan, Yitzhak Navon, and Satyajit Ray. Among people deceased in 2004, Peter Ustinov ranks 13Before him are Juliana of the Netherlands, Francis Crick, Françoise Sagan, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Czesław Miłosz, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. After him are Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Susan Sontag, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, and Christopher Reeve.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Ustinov ranks 256 out of 8,785Before him are Brian Jones (1942), David Lloyd George (1863), Ian Fleming (1908), Edmond Halley (1656), Lady Jane Grey (1537), and Arthur Evans (1851). After him are Gary Oldman (1958), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Olivia Newton-John (1948), Richard Trevithick (1771), Alec Guinness (1914), and Owen Willans Richardson (1879).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Ustinov ranks 25Before him are Judi Dench (1934), Ben Kingsley (1943), Richard Madden (1986), Laurence Olivier (1907), Stan Laurel (1890), and Jeremy Irons (1948). After him are Gary Oldman (1958), Olivia Newton-John (1948), Alec Guinness (1914), Graham Chapman (1941), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), and Timothy Dalton (1946).

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