British People of Portuguese Descent: Peter Sellers, Curtis Warren, Portuguese in the United Kingdom, Charles O'hara

General Books, 2010 - 40 páginas
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 47. Chapters: English people of Portuguese descent, Scottish people of Portuguese descent, Welsh people of Portuguese descent, Catherine of Aragon, David Ricardo, Peter Sellers, Anna Leonowens, Malcolm McLaren, VV Brown, Sam Mendes, Curtis Warren, Portuguese in the United Kingdom, Jay Kay, Mia Rose, Christian Ribeiro, Charles O'Hara, Grace Aguilar, Nadia Almada, Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, Jason Mendonca, Raef Bjayou, lvaro de Campos, Clive Mendonca, Ren Zagger, Rodrigo L pez, George Pereira, Antonio Fernandez Carvajal, Rebekah Teasdale, Edward Brampton, Moses da Costa, Carla Mendon a, Alan Mocatta, Sam Costa, Susan Jiwey, Ana da Silva, Tonicha Jeronimo, Dan Penteado. Excerpt: Richard Henry Sellers, CBE (8 September 1925 - 24 July 1980), known as Peter Sellers, was a British comedian and actor best known as Chief Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther film series, for playing three different characters in Dr. Strangelove, as Clare Quilty in Lolita, and as the man-child and TV-addicted Chance the gardener in his penultimate film, Being There. Leading actress Bette Davis once remarked of him, "He isn't an actor-he's a chameleon." Sellers rose to fame on the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show. His ability to speak in different accents (e.g., French, Indian, American, German, as well as British regional accents), along with his talent to portray a range of characters to comic effect, contributed to his success as a radio personality and screen actor and earned him national and international nominations and awards. Many of his characters became ingrained in public perception of his work. Sellers' private life was characterized by turmoil and crises, and included emotional problems and substance abuse. Sellers was married four times, and had three children from the first two marriages. An enigmatic figure, he often claimed to ...

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