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71 He also noted that Sellers had a "compulsive personality and was an eccentric hypochondriac" who became addicted to various medicines aside from his recreational drug habits during this period.The person takes over.Archived from the original on 26 September 2015.
During his backstage theatre job, Sellers began practising on a set of drums that belonged to the band Joe Daniels and his Hot Shots.In 1954, Sellers was cast opposite Sid James, Tony Hancock, Raymond Huntley, Donald Pleasence and Eric Sykes in the British Lion Film Corporation comedy production, Orders Are Orders.London: Severn House Publishers.
According to biographer Peter Evans, Sellers received criticism for his portrayal of characters interpreted to be Jewish right from The Goon Show days and the show received complaints accusing them of anti-Semitism.In 1980 he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role in Being There, and was previously nominated three times in the same category.Sellers was especially anxious about successfully enacting the role of Kong and accurately affecting a Texan accent.
254 Additionally, Sellers was nominated for the Best Actor award at the 52nd Academy Awards 255 and the Best Actor in a Leading Role award at the 34th British Academy Film Awards.The family constantly toured, causing much upheaval and unhappiness in the young Sellers' life.