People, May 31, 1976

"I felt like a sumo wrestler," grumbled Actor Peter Ustinov, reflecting on his scanty costume in The Life of Jesus. "But I'd rather wear diapers than nothing. I'm not very decorative anyway." Cast as a hefty King Herod by Director Franco Zeffirelli, Ustinov makes his biggest splash when he drops by the Roman baths for a dip with his fellow dignitaries. "Romans talk more freely in the bath," quipped the actor, adding that his watery scene was "not long enough for me to catch a cold." The movie, which features Olivia Hussey as the...

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