On July 24, 1980 the world lost Peter Sellers. This brilliant actor brought to life many characters to the screen making him loved by many people. Yet, one of his most beloved roles would have to be the Inspector Jacques Clouseau in the 1963 film The Pink Panther.
Inspector Jacques Clouseau finds himself on the hot trail of a diamond thief when the precious gem is stolen from a princess. From there, the bumbling detective, ends up working alongside his peers in order to find the thief. However, not all goes according to plan as he finds himself in a masquerade ball with a crook. Yet, through many bumbling, hilarious, and not-giving-away-the-ending scenario’s, Jacques is able to find the man responsible for the theft. But, not before finding himself in trouble after a few missteps along the way.
The Pink Panther stars Peter Sellers in his most highlighted role yet. Sadly, on July 24, 1980 he passed away with a comedic legacy behind him. Although, he may have been best known as Jacques Clouseau, he still inspires people today.