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Inspector Clouseau

Inspector Jacques Clouseau is a bumbling fictional French detective who was a character in the Blake Edwards Pink Panther series. In most of the films, he was played by Peter Sellers with one film in which he was played by Alan Arkin.

He is also the main character in a series of animated shorts based off of the titles of the feature films. The character in these shorts is not bumbling and incompentent but rather is a competent adversary to various bizarre animated adversaries.

The character has an illegitimate son also named Jacques Clouseau who was played by Roberto Benigni in the film Son of the Pink Panther.