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Peter O'Toole

Peter Seamus O'Toole (2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was an Irish actor of stage and screen who achieved stardom in 1962 playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia. He went on to become a highly-honored film and stage actor. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, and holds the record for most competitive Academy Award acting nominations without a win. He has won four Golden Globes, a BAFTA, and an Emmy, and was the recipient of an Honorary Academy Award in 2003 for his body of work. O'Toole died on 14 December 2013 at Wellington Hospital in St John's Wood, London, aged 81. His funeral was held at Golders Green Crematorium in London on 21 December 2013, where he was cremated in a wicker coffin.

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Aug 2, 1932 In Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Omar Sharif: Citizen of the World 2020-02-15
Known For
Poster of Ratatouille
Poster of Troy
Poster of The Sinister Saga of Making The Stunt Man
Poster of Lawrence of Arabia
Movie Omar Sharif: Citizen of the World Self - Actor (archive footage) 2020-02-15
Movie Hangover in Death Valley Unknown 2018-12-06
Movie Diamond Cartel Tugboat 2015-03-06
Movie Katherine of Alexandria Gallus 2014-02-01
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Unknown 2014-02-01
Series Talking Pictures Himself 2013-01-05
Movie Eldorado Narrator 2012-01-30
Movie For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada Father Christopher 2012-06-01
Movie Peter O'Toole: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival Unknown 2012-04-11
Movie Eager to Die Lord Pelican 2010-07-04
Movie Iron Road Relic 2009-07-21
Series Iron Road Lionel Relic 2009-08-09
Movie Christmas Cottage Glen 2008-01-01
Movie Dean Spanley Fisk Senior 2008-12-12
Movie Killers Kill, Dead Men Die The Watchman 2007-03-13
Series The Tudors Pope Paul III 2007-04-01
Movie Ratatouille Anton Ego (voice) 2007-06-28
Movie Stardust King 2007-08-09
Movie Venus Maurice 2006-09-02
Movie One Night with the King Samuel, the Prophet 2006-10-10
Series Casanova Giacomo Casanova 2005-03-13
Movie Mystic India Narrador 2005-02-01
Movie Lassie The Duke 2005-12-16
Movie Troy Priam 2004-05-03
Movie Bright Young Things Unknown 2003-05-16
Series Hitler: The Rise of Evil President Paul von Hindenburg 2003-05-18
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Series Augusto - Il primo imperatore Augusto 2003-11-30
Movie Augustus: The First Emperor Augustus Caesar 2003-11-29
Movie The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' himself 2003-09-22
Movie Global Heresy Lord Foxley 2002-01-01
Movie The Final Curtain JJ Curtis 2002-10-12
Movie The Sinister Saga of Making The Stunt Man Unknown 2000-02-21
Movie The Manor Mr. Ravenscroft 1999-02-11
Movie Molokai: The Story of Father Damien William Williamson 1999-03-17
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Series Joan of Arc Bishop Cauchon 1999-05-16
Movie Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell Jeffrey Bernard 1999-12-23
Movie Phantoms Dr. Timothy Flyte 1998-01-23
Series Rosamunde Pilcher: Coming Home Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis 1998-04-12
Movie Coming Home Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis 1998-04-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie FairyTale: A True Story Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1997-10-24
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Gulliver's Travels King of Lilliput 1996-02-04
Movie An Audience with Spike Milligan Himself 1996-02-24
Series Die Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Movie Heavy Weather Clarence, Earl of Emsworth 1995-12-24
Movie The Seventh Coin Emil Saber 1993-04-30
Movie Rebecca's Daughters Lord Sarn 1992-03-05
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Self 1992-05-25
Movie Isabelle Eberhardt Maj. Lyautey 1991-11-21
Movie King Ralph Sir Cedric Charles Willingham 1991-02-15
Series Civvies Barry Newman 1991-02-20
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to David Lean Self 1990-04-01
Movie The Nutcracker Prince Pantaloon (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie Wings of Fame Cesar Valentin 1990-03-23
Movie Crossing to Freedom John Sidney Howard 1990-04-08
Movie The Rainbow Thief Prince Meleagre 1990-09-01
Movie On a Moonlit Night Prof. Yan McShoul 1989-09-05
Movie Bernardo Bertolucci and the Making of The Last Emperor Interviewee 1988-01-17
Movie High Spirits Peter Plunkett 1988-11-18
Movie The Dark Angel Uncle Silas Ruthyn 1987-02-01
Movie The Last Emperor Reginal Flemming Johnson 1987-05-27
Movie Club Paradise Governor Anthony Cloyden Hayes 1986-07-11
Movie Creator Dr. Harry Wolper 1985-09-20
Movie Kim Lama 1984-05-16
Movie Supergirl: The Making of the Movie Himself / Zaltar 1984-01-01
Movie Supergirl Zaltar 1984-07-01
Movie Sherlock Holmes and the Valley of Fear Sherlock Holmes (voice) 1983-01-01
Movie Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse Sherlock Holmes (voice) 1983-01-01
Movie Svengali Anton Bosnyak 1983-03-09
Movie Sherlock Holmes and a Study in Scarlet Sherlock Holmes (voice) 1983-12-31
Movie Is There One Who Understands Me? The World of James Joyce Unknown 1983-06-15
Movie Pygmalion Professor Henry Higgins 1983-12-31
Movie Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four Sherlock Holmes (voice) 1983-12-31
Movie My Favorite Year Alan Swann 1982-10-01
Series Wogan Himself 1982-05-04
Movie Man and Superman Jack Tanner 1982-12-31
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Masada Lucius Flavius Silva 1981-04-05
Series Strumpet City Unknown 1980-03-16
Movie The Stunt Man Eli Cross 1980-06-27
Movie Zulu Dawn Lord Chelmsford 1979-05-14
Movie Caligula Tiberius 1979-08-14
Movie Power Play Colonel Zeller 1978-11-01
Movie Rogue Male Sir Robert Thorndyke 1976-09-22
Movie Foxtrot Liviu 1976-03-01
Movie Man Friday Robinson Crusoe 1975-03-04
Movie Rosebud Larry Martin 1975-03-24
Movie The Ruling Class Jack Arnold Alexander Tancred Gurney - 14th Earl of Gurney 1972-09-13
Movie Under Milk Wood Captain Tom Cat 1972-01-27
Movie Man of La Mancha Don Quixote De La Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes / Alonso Quijana 1972-12-20
Movie Murphy's War Murphy 1971-01-27
Movie Brotherly Love Sir Charles Ferguson 1970-01-07
Movie Goodbye, Mr. Chips Arthur Chipping 1969-11-05
Series The Dick Cavett Show Self - Guest 1968-06-06
Movie The Lion in Winter Henry II 1968-10-30
Movie Great Catherine Capt. Charles Edstaston 1968-11-29
Movie The Night of the Generals General Tanz 1967-01-29
Movie Casino Royale Scottish Piper (uncredited) 1967-04-13
Movie How to Steal a Million Simon Dermott 1966-07-13
Movie The Bible: In the Beginning... The Three Angels 1966-09-28
Movie Lord Jim Lord Jim 1965-02-15
Movie What's New Pussycat? Michael James 1965-06-22
Movie Becket his King / King Henry II 1964-03-11
Movie Lawrence of Arabia T.E. Lawrence 1962-12-11
Movie Kidnapped Robin MacGregor 1960-01-01
Movie The Day They Robbed the Bank of England Capt. Monty Fitch 1960-09-04
Movie The Savage Innocents First Trooper 1960-03-20
Movie The Castiglioni Brothers Mario 1958-07-17
Series The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel First Soldier 1955-09-28
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20