Feature acting debut, the Czech drama "Zena pod krízem"
English language debut, portraying Napoleon in "The Young Mr. Pitt"
Cast as a psychiatrist in "The Seventh Veil"
Played a gangster in Jules Dassin¿s noir masterpiece "Night and the City"
Made West End stage debut in "The Seventh Veil"
Made comedic turn in opposite Peter Sellers and Alec Guiness in "The Ladykillers"
Originated the role of the king in original London cast of the musical "The King and I"
Once again portrayed Napoleon in "War and Peace" opposite Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda
Made series acting debut on British psychiatric drama "The Human Jungle"
Cast as the fed-up boss Chief Inspector Dreyfus opposite Peter Sellers' bumbling Inspector Clouseau in "A Shot in the Dark"
Played Van Helsing opposite Christopher Lee's "Count Dracula"
Wrote the historical novel <i>Enter a Spy: The Double Life of Christopher Marlowe</i>
Reprised Dreyfus role in "The Return of the Pink Panther" and subsequent films until Seller's death in 1980
First film as Dreyfus without Sellers, "Trail of the Pink Panther"
Played the neurologist to a telekinetic Christopher Walken in "The Dead Zone," directed by David Cronenberg and adapted from Stephen King's novel
Appeared in critically panned remake of "King Solomon's Mines"
Landed minor role in comedy "The Pope Must Diet"
Published the French Revolution novel <i>Dr. Guillotin: The Eccentric Exploits of an Early Scientist</i>
Returned as Dreyfus opposite Roberto Benigni in "Son of the Pink Panther"
Final onscreen acting appearance, "Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage" (ITV)