Peter Sellers in The Pink Panther (1963, dir. Blake Edwards)
“When I was making The Pink Panther and playing the accident-prone Inspector Clouseau for the first time, I remembered the loss of my virginity and the embarrassment I’d suffered struggling out of my nightwear so that I could get on with satisfying my barely containable passion.
It made a good gag and consolidated the conviction I had about Clouseau that, in all circumstances, whatever boob he’d made, the man must keep his dignity - which gave him a certain pathetic charm that the girls found seductive. It all went back to the frustrations I suffered as a result of a lack of priorities in love-making.”
-Sellers, quoted in Mr. Strangelove: A Biography of Peter Sellers