Peter O'Toole

Born in August 2nd, 1932

From Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Peter O'Toole Biography

Peter Seamus O'Toole (2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was a British actor. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began working in the theatre, gaining recognition as a Shakespearean actor at the Bristol Old Vic and with the English Stage Company. In 1959 he made his West End debut in The Long and the Short and the Tall, and played the title role in Hamlet in the National Theatre's first production in 1963.

Excelling on the London stage, O'Toole was known for his "hellraiser" lifestyle off it. Making his film debut in 1959, O'Toole achieved international recognition playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) for which he received his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He was nominated for this award another seven times – for playing King Henry II in both Becket (1964) and The Lion in Winter (1968), Goodbye, Mr.

Chips (1969), The Ruling Class (1972), The Stunt Man (1980), My Favorite Year (1982), and Venus (2006) – and holds the record for the most Oscar nominations for acting without a win (tied with Glenn Close). In 2002, he was awarded the Academy Honorary Award for his career achievements. O'Toole was the recipient of four Golden Globe Awards, one BAFTA Award for Best British Actor and one Primetime Emmy Award.

Other performances include What's New Pussycat? (1965), How to Steal a Million (1966), Supergirl (1984), and minor roles in The Last Emperor (1987) and Troy (2004). He also voiced Anton Ego, the restaurant critic in Pixar's Ratatouille (2007). Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter O'Toole, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Peter O'Toole Movies

Sly Poster
November 3, 2023
Prometheus Poster
June 8, 2012
Stardust Poster
July 29, 2007
Ratatouille Poster
June 22, 2007
One Night with the King Poster
October 10, 2006
Lassie Poster
December 16, 2005
Troy Poster
May 14, 2004
Bright Young Things Poster
January 23, 2004

Peter O'Toole TV Shows

The Tudors Poster
April 1, 2007
The Daily Show Poster
July 22, 1996
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Poster
September 8, 2003
North and South Poster
November 3, 1985
Gulliver's Travels Poster
February 4, 1996
The View Poster
August 11, 1997

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