Actor, Peter O'Toole, was born Peter Seamus O?Toole on Aug 2, 1932 in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. O'Toole died at the age of 171 on Dec 14, 2103 in London, UK .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although O'Toole was nominated for eight Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Oscar Award in 2002 whose remarkable talents have provided cinema history with some of its most memorable characters .
|1962||Best Actor||Lawrence of Arabia (1962)||T.E. Lawrence||Nominated|
|1964||Best Actor||Becket (1964)||King Henry II||Nominated|
|1968||Best Actor||The Lion in Winter (1968)||King Henry II||Nominated|
|1969||Best Actor||Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)||Arthur Chipping||Nominated|
|1972||Best Actor||The Ruling Class (1972)||N/A||Nominated|
|1980||Best Actor||The Stunt Man (1980)||Eli Cross||Nominated|
|1982||Best Actor||My Favorite Year (1982)||Alan Swann||Nominated|
|2006||Best Actor||Venus (2006)||Maurice||Nominated|
Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)
|2002||Honorary Award||whose remarkable talents have provided cinema history with some of its most memorable characters|
Peter O'Toole's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #203 on Apr 30, 2011.
On Blu-ray: in My Favorite Year (1982)By KC on Nov 19, 2019 From Classic Movies
My Favorite Year (1982) is an invigorating period piece, with uniformly excellent production values, script, and cast, but it runs deep because of a remarkable performance by Peter O’Toole. Starring as Errol Flynn-like rogue Alan Swann, a movie star whose best days are behind him, he is charmi... Read full article
New From Warner Archive: Breaks Out in The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1959)By KC on Nov 24, 2014 From Classic Movies
It's interesting how time can affect the way we view a film, not just because of changing trends and culture, but also in the way we view the actors on the screen. The Day They Robbed the Bank of England is a sturdy, low-key thriller, with plenty of high-wire tension, but today it is perhaps best kn... Read full article
By Dawn on Aug 28, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
's big break came when he played T. E. Lawrence in the film, Lawrence of Arabia (1962), after Marlon Brando was unavailable and Albert Finney turned down the role. The role earned him the first of his eight nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor.O'Toole is als... Read full article
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Etienne: My typical clientele?
Michael James: Typical.
Etienne: All the people who are here now are typical clientele.
Michael James: Really?
Etienne: There is a man cheating on his wife in room Lola Montez. There is a woman cheating on her two husbands in Carlotta. Two lovers of indeterminate sex in Reine Margot. And two men cheating in Don Juan.
Michael James: Yes. Well, once might say the joint is jumping.
King Henry II: So what in most people is morality, in you it's just an exercise in... what's the word?
Thomas a Becket: Aesthetics.
King Henry II: Yes, that's the word. Always "aesthetics."
Henry II: Come for me!
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