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Peter Ustinov, Actor and Author, Dies at 82

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Peter Ustinov, Actor and Author, Dies at 82

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Peter Ustinov, Actor and Author, Dies at 82

Peter Ustinov, Actor and Author, Dies at 82

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Actor and author Peter Ustinov has died of heart failure at a clinic near his home in Switzerland. A popular storyteller and actor who won two Oscars, Ustinov often worked as an author and director as well. For more than 30 years, he also served as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Hear NPR's Melissa Block.

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