Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov
was an English actor, writer, dramatist, and filmmaker who voiced Prince John
and King Richard
in Robin Hood
(where he also voiced only the former in German) and also played the title character
in Blackbeard's Ghost
, Dr. Snodgrass in Treasure of Matecumbe
, and Hnup Wan in One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing
He also guest-starred on The Muppet Show in episode 112 and made a cameo appearance in The Great Muppet Caper.
- He was was first married to Isolde Denham, daughter of Reginald Denham and Moyna MacGill and the half-sister of Angela Lansbury .
- He was considered for the role of Professor Browne in Bedknobs and Broomsticks, along with several actors that were considered, but the role was later given to David Tomlinson.
- He was also considered for the role of George Banks in Mary Poppins before David Tomlinson got the role.