Peter O'Toole

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Birthday
2, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 14, 2013 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 14, 2013 (81)

About

A knighted actor and the world-famous star of the 1962 film, Lawrence of Arabia. In 1968, he appeared in The Lion in Winter and he was nominated for an Oscar for his role in the 1969 film, Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

Before Fame

He attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Art with fellow actors, Albert Finney, Alan Bates and Brian Bedford.

Trivia

He was nominated for eight Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role, but failed to win any of them. He was eventually given the Academy Honorary Award in 2003 for his entire collection of works.

Family Life

He married actress Sian Phillips in 1959, and the couple had two daughters before divorcing in 1979.

Associated With

He starred opposite the great Alec Guinness in the cinematic classic Lawrence of Arabia.

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