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Peter Sellers

(1925-1980), Actor and photographer

Richard Henry ('Peter') Sellers

Sitter in 17 portraits
Sellers began his career as a stand-up comedian, before moving to radio where he joined the ground-breaking comedy series the Goon Show. His film career includes The Ladykillers (1955) and Stanley Kubrick's Dr Strangelove (1963). One of Sellers's most popular roles was the character of Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther films.

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Britt Ekland; Peter Sellers, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P805

Britt Ekland; Peter Sellers

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 24 January 1967
NPG P805

The Ladykillers, by Hal Hanscombe - NPG x88519

The Ladykillers

by Hal Hanscombe
modern bromide print, 1955
NPG x88519

Graham Stark; Richard Lester; Peter Sellers, by Herbert K. Nolan - NPG x24199

Graham Stark; Richard Lester; Peter Sellers

by Herbert K. Nolan
bromide print, April 1956
NPG x24199

Peter Sellers, by Unknown photographer - NPG x22504

Peter Sellers

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x22504

Peter Sellers, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125638

Peter Sellers

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 18 January 1962
NPG x125638

Peter Sellers, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125639

Peter Sellers

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 18 January 1962
NPG x125639

Peter Sellers, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x165815

Peter Sellers

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 12 December 1968
NPG x165815

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Peter Sellers

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1963
NPG x22474

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Peter Sellers

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 1969
NPG x28797

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