Peter Sellers’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 8, 1925

Death Date

Jul 24, 1980

Age of Death

54 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Jul 24, 1980


Movie Actor

The movie actor Peter Sellers died at the age of 54. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British actor who portrayed four roles in the film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. He also starred as the comedic French detective in The Pink Panther.

His parents were variety entertainers William and Agnes Doreen Sellers. He married four times and had three children named Victoria, Sarah and Michael.



“I just cannot take mediocrity. I just cannot take it on any level.” (Peter Sellers)


“I look in the mirror, and what I see is someone who has never grown up – a crashing sentimentalist who alternates between great heights and black depths.” (Peter Sellers)


“I realise that certain actors project their own image onto the screen – those who are the same on as they are off. But I’ve never had the necessary statistics to be able to do that sort of thing, and so, anyway, I always wanted to be a character actor.” (Peter Sellers)


“I try to hop into a new personality as often as I can.” (Peter Sellers)


“I feel ghostly unreal until I become somebody else again on the screen.” (Peter Sellers)