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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Quotes

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is a television show that first aired in 1970 . The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ended its run in 1970.

It features Simon Bosanquet as producer, Richard Hartley in charge of musical score, and Peter Levy (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is 121 minutes long. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is distributed by HBO.

The cast includes: Emily Watson as Sarah Sellers, Geoffrey Rush as Peter Sellers, Emily Watson as Anne Sellers, John Lithgow as Blake Edwards, Miriam Margolyes as Peg Sellers, Henry Goodman as Dennis Selinger, Stanley Tucci as Stanley Kubrick, and Charlize Theron as Britt Ekland.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Quotes

Geoffrey Rush as Peter Sellers

  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Christ, woman, can't you say anything real? First of all, you can't act and then you can't stop."
  • (Unnamed) "Excuse me, but aren't you Peter Sellers?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Not today."
  • (Waiter) "What would sir and madam say to a little fish?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "I'd probably say "Hello little fish.""
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Are you sure you're my wife?"
  • (Charlize Theron) "What do you mean?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Because no wife should be that good in the sack."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "You see Michael? I've fixed all your toys for you. Aren't they beautiful?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "People ask me why do I keep compromising my artistic integrity by walking in front of Blake's cameras. And you know what I tell them? Money."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "You can't come in here."
  • (Unnamed) "Peter, how are you able to inhabit your characters so successfully?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Ah well, you see, I don't really have any personality of my own. There used to be a me behind the mask but I had it surgically removed."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "I'm under a lot of pressure, I could use your support."
  • (Emily Watson) "You've always had my support, Peter. It's my patience that I'm no longer sure about."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Pete always got the last cake. Even if it were on someone elses plate."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "I could never be this broke."
  • (John Lithgow) "It wasn't easy for me to come here, Peter."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Why, did your limousine break down?"
  • (John Lithgow) "I considered making you kiss my ass."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Not after that script's been through it."
  • (John Lithgow) "Still the funniest bastard around. Look Peter, I didn't come here out of desperation, I think it's a good idea and I can't do it without you. You need the money, I don't. And I certainly don't need the aggravation you are undoubtedly gonna bring me."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "What if I told you to f*** off?"
  • (John Lithgow) "I'd say your ex-wives would be very disappointed in that attitude."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "f*** my ex-wives."
  • (John Lithgow) "I have, now I know why you divorced 'em."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Blakey. You are the only son of a bitch who really understands me."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Yes, I am looking for my tru-urngk."
  • (Unnamed) "Your tru-urng?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "What?"
  • (Unnamed) "You said tru-urng?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "I know perfectly well what I said."
  • (Unnamed) "Right. I don't understand."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Are you not familiar with Her Majesty's tongue?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes I am. And I can assure you, the word "tru-urng" does not exist in our language."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Then I demand to spick with the person in chhargge."
  • (Unnamed) "I am the person in charge, sir."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Ah. Then I demand to spick with you."
  • (Unnamed) "You are speaking to me."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Of course I am spicking with you. What kind of a crazy stewardess thinks a passenger stands, spicking with himself?"
  • (Unnamed) "What kind of a passenger puts everyone's lives at risk just before a landing, hm?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Our lives are at risk."
  • (Unnamed) "Our lives are not at risk."
  • (Unnamed) "Now sit down and belt up. I'm getting completely lost."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Lorst?"
  • (Unnamed) "French twa --"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "I think I'm in love with you."
  • (Charlize Theron) "But you've just met me."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Then it's still fresh in my mind."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Oh God, I haven't felt leather like this on my thighs since the Third Reich."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Those film people won't have anything to do with me, Mum. It was my fifth audition this week."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "What do they say to you?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Same thing they always say to me, not good looking enough, not magnetic enough. "Stick to radio, dear, that's what you're good at." Keep being the ringmaster in a circus of twits. Maybe I should just be content."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "You simpering cow. How can you be content changing nappies in a four room flat like a woman? You want to be a failure like your father, keep mewling about contentment."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "That's not very fair, Peg."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "I didn't bring you up to be content. I didn't slog round third-rate music halls doing 3 shows a night so you could powder your baby's bottom and whine about how no one gives the radio man a chance. Peter, no one's gonna hand it to you, you want success, you got to go out and take it. Bite the hand that feeds you, then there'll always be another hand with more food and they'll be impressed by the sharpness of your teeth."

John Lithgow as Blake Edwards

  • (John Lithgow) "Welcome to Hollywood."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "This is Italy."
  • (John Lithgow) "Hollywood is a state of mind."
  • (John Lithgow) "I'm not supposed to tell you but United Artists already wants a Clouseau sequel."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Who's directing?"
  • (John Lithgow) "Oh, probably some hack."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "I'm dead f***ing serious."
  • (John Lithgow) "Peter, relax."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "You're not suggesting you would?"
  • (John Lithgow) "What are you talking about?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "I was bloody awful up there. If that's what you're going to get out of me, I don't think I want to repeat the experience."
  • (John Lithgow) "You're blaming me for your performance?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "So you agree I was awful?"
  • (John Lithgow) "I thought you were brilliant."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "What the f*** do you know?"

Miriam Margolyes as Peg Sellers

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Henry Goodman as Dennis Selinger

  • (Henry Goodman) "Blake Edwards is the hottest director in Hollywood right now. Days of Wine and Roses, Breakfast at Tiffany's. He can get anyone he wants. And, Peter, he wants you. United Artists are putting a lot of weight behind this picture. It's going to get very wide, very international release. Now, you may be a big star in Britain, love, but the folks in Duluth have never heard of you."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Well, we're even. I've never heard of Duluth."
  • (Henry Goodman) "In the United States."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Oh -- That Duluth."
  • (Henry Goodman) "It's called The Pink Panther."
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Sounds like a bloody strip joint. For poofs."

Emily Watson as Anne Sellers

  • (Emily Watson) "Do you still love us?"
  • (Geoffrey Rush) "Of course I do sweetheart. Just -- not as much as I love Sophia Loren."
  • (Emily Watson) "I'm f***ing bored of the little boy. Why can't you be a man?"

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