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Peter Sellers

Actor (8-Sep-1925 — 24-Jul-1980)


Peter Evans. Peter Sellers: The Mask Behind the Mask. New York: Prentice-Hall. 1968. 238pp. Also an updated edition in 1981.

Roger Lewis. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. Century. 1994. 817pp.

Adrian Rigelsford. Peter Sellers: A Celebration. Virgin. 1997. 192pp. Later released as Peter Sellers: A Life in Character.

Michael Sellers. P. S. I Love You: An Intimate Portrait of Peter Sellers. London: Collins. 1981. 238pp.

Michael Sellers; with Gary Morecambe. Sellers on Sellers. Carlton Books. 2000.

Ed Sikov. Mr. Strangelove: A Biography of Peter Sellers. London: Sidgwick & Jackson. 2002. 348pp.

Graham Stark. Remembering Peter Sellers. London: Robson Books. 1990. 210pp.

Michael Starr. Peter Sellers: A Film History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 1991. 262pp.

Derek Sylvester. Peter Sellers. London: Proteus. 1981. 128pp.

Alexander Walker. Peter Sellers: The Authorized Biography. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1981. 240pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1325)

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1267)

  7. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.500)

  8. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.412)

  9. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.301)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.489)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.375)

  12. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.795)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.447)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.3, pp.1467-70)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.355)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.317)

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