Peter O'Toole Biography
|Born as||Peter Seamus O'Toole|
|Born||August 2, 1932|
Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
|Died||December 14, 2013|
|Cause||Complications from long-term illness|
Peter O'Toole was an Irish-born actor, famous for his functions in movies such as "Lawrence of Arabia" and "My Fave Year". Born on August 2, 1932, in Connemara, Region Galway, Ireland, he was the child of Constance Jane Eliot Ferguson, a Scottish registered nurse, as well as Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish steel plater employee.
As a child, O'Toole relocated with his family members to Leeds, England, where he participated in Catholic colleges. After ending up college, he functioned as a reporter as well as offered in the Royal Navy. Nevertheless, he soon understood his enthusiasm for acting and registered in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
In 1955, O'Toole made his stage debut in the Bristol Old Vic manufacturing of "The Long as well as the Short as well as the Tall". He gained critical honor for his performance, as well as his job took off. In 1959, he made his movie launching in "The Day They Robbed the Bank of England".
However, it was his duty as T.E. Lawrence in David Lean's
1962 impressive "Lawrence of Arabia" that made O'Toole a global superstar. He received his very first Academy Award nomination for this function and also made go crazy evaluations for his representation of the enigmatic and also controversial hero.
Throughout the years, O'Toole continued to impress target markets with his acting skills, appearing in notable films such as "Becket", "The Lion in Winter", and also "The Stunt Man". He obtained an overall of eight Academy Award elections throughout his occupation, however never ever won an Oscar.
Aside from his movie job, O'Toole was also a reputable stage actor, doing in numerous productions in London's West End as well as on Broadway. He was understood for his charming personality, completely dry wit, and also eccentric habits.
In his later years, O'Toole dealt with numerous health problems, consisting of belly cancer cells and also respiratory problems. He died on December 14, 2013, at the age of 81, in London.
In spite of his numerous accomplishments, O'Toole remained modest throughout his job, specifying that he was merely "a jobbing actor". He will constantly be remembered as a real icon of the phase and also display.
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Related authors: David Lean (Director), William Wyler (Director), Lawrence Taylor (Athlete)
- 1958 The Castiglioni Brothers
- 1959 Kidnapped (Action, Adventure, Drama, Family)
- 1960 The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (Crime, Drama)
- 1960 The Savage Innocents (Drama, Adventure)
- 1962 Lawrence of Arabia (Adventure, Drama, History, War)
- 1965 Lord Jim (Adventure, Drama, Romance)
- 1965 What's New Pussycat? (Comedy, Romance)
- 1966 How to Steal a Million (Comedy, Crime)
- 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning... (Drama, Family)
- 1967 The Night of the Generals (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War)
- 1969 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Drama, Music, Romance)
- 1972 The Ruling Class (Comedy, Drama)
- 1972 Under Milk Wood (Comedy, Drama)
- 1975 Rosebud (Action, Thriller)
- 1975 Man Friday (Adventure)
- 1979 Caligula (Drama, History, Romance)
- 1980 The Stunt Man (Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller)
- 1982 My Favorite Year (Comedy, Drama)
- 1983 Pygmalion
- 1983 Svengali (Romance, Drama, TV Movie)
- 1983 Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four (Animation)
- 1983 Sherlock Holmes and a Study in Scarlet (Mystery, Animation, Family)
- 1983 Sherlock Holmes and the Valley of Fear (Animation, Mystery)
- 1983 Is There One Who Understands Me? The World of James Joyce (Documentary)
- 1984 Kim (Drama, Adventure)
- 1984 Supergirl: The Making of the Movie (Documentary)
- 1985 Creator (Comedy, Romance, Science Fiction)
- 1986 Club Paradise (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
- 1988 Bernardo Bertolucci and the Making of 'The Last Emperor' (Documentary)
- 1989 On a Moonlit Night (Drama)
- 1990 The Nutcracker Prince (Animation, Family)
- 1990 Wings of Fame (Drama, Fantasy, Comedy)
- 1991 King Ralph (Comedy)
- 1991 Isabelle Eberhardt
- 1993 The Seventh Coin (Adventure)
- 1994 The Rainbow Thief (Fantasy, Drama)
- 1995 Heavy Weather (Comedy, TV Movie)
- 1996 An Audience with Spike Milligan
- 1997 FairyTale: A True Story (Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Family)
- 1999 The Manor (Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Mystery)
- 1999 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (Drama)
- 2000 Hellraisers (Documentary)
- 2002 Global Heresy (Comedy, Drama)
- 2002 The Final Curtain (Drama)
- 2003 The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' (Documentary)
- 2005 Lassie (Adventure, Drama, Family)
- 2006 Venus (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
- 2006 One Night with the King (Drama, History)
- 2007 Ratatouille (Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy)
- 2008 Christmas Cottage (Drama, Romance, Family)
- 2008 Dean Spanley (Comedy, Drama)
- 2009 Iron Road (Drama)
- 2012 For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (History, Drama)
- 2012 Eldorado (Comedy, Horror, Western)
- 2014 Katherine of Alexandria (Drama, History)
- 2018 Hangover in Death Valley (Adventure, Comedy)
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