O'Toole


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British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)

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Fellow players fought desperately to save Mr O'Toole, performing CPR and using a defibrillator.
This quality characterizes all of the fiction O'Toole considers, as she notes the significance of the rarely acknowledged experimental nature of the work.
Connemara-born O'Toole is said to have romped with 1,033 women in total.
In their biography of O'Toole, who was married for 20 years to elegant Welsh actress Sian Phillips, American authors Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince claim the Lawrence of Arabia star had a fling with Taylor when she was married to American crooner Eddie Fisher - her fourth husband, who she later divorced after falling in love with Port Talbot-born Burton on the set of Cleopatra.
Lawrence of Arabia star O'Toole, at the time married to Welsh actress Sian Phillips, comforted Margaret as her marriage to Lord Snowdon unravelled, say authors Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince.
O'Toole was born and raised in Leicester, daughter of Joseph W.
Though on stage and on screen a certain drunken grandiloquence continued to inform many of his greatest performances--like that of a washed-up Hollywood swashbuckler in 1982's "My Favorite Year" (which earned O'Toole the seventh of his eight actor Oscar nominations); a egomaniacal movie director in Richard Rush's "The Stunt Man" (1980); and the real Spectator journalist Jeffrey Bernard in the 1989 West End play "Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell.
Director of O'Toole-starrer 1999 movie 'Molokai: The Story of Father Damien' said that a lot of people had issues with O'Toole because he was funny, impulsive and extremely intelligent, but he never had any problems with him, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
O'Toole retired from showbusiness last year, saying in a statement that it was time to "chuck in the sponge".
O'Toole, who died Saturday at age 81 at the private Wellington Hospital in London after a long bout of illness, was nominated a record eight times for an Academy Award without taking home a single statue.
When it was announced O'Toole would be given an Honorary Oscar in 2003, he initially refused it.
IRELAND'S president has led tributes for renowned actor Peter O'Toole following his death, aged 81.
Gambon said that when they first met at the National Theatre in London in the early 1960s when O'Toole was playing Hamlet, the pair went to the pub every night and "used to drink an awful lot.
Stars of stage and screen have been paying their personal tributes to Peter O'Toole who had died aged 81.
Oscar -nominated actor Peter O'Toole died yesterday.