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Peter O'Toole (Peter Seamus O'Toole)

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Biography

Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was raised in Leeds, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish bookie. As a boy, he decided to become a journalist, beginning as a newspaper copy boy. Although he succeeded in becoming a reporter, he discovered the theater and made his stage debut at 17. He served as a radioman in the Royal Navy for two years, then attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, where his classmates included Albert Finney, Alan Bates and Richard Harris. Read more...

Actor

Character: Priam

Troy 2004

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Character: Actor 'Lawrence of Arabia'

Hollywood: The Great Stars 1963

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Character: Simon Dermott

How to Steal a Million 1966

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Character: General Tanz

The Night of the Generals 1967

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Character: Arthur Chipping

Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1969

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Character: Don Quixote De La Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes / Alonso Quijana

Man of La Mancha 1972

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Character: Jack Arnold Alexander Tancred Gurney - 14th Earl of Gurney

The Ruling Class 1972

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Character: Eli Cross

The Stunt Man 1980

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Co-Presenter: Best Art Direction

The 53rd Annual Academy Awards 1981

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special & Presenter: Paddy Chayefsky Tribute

The 33rd Annual Emmy Awards 1981

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Character: Himself - In Memoriam

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014

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Character: Himself - In Memoriam

The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014

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Character: Fisk Senior

My Talks with Dean Spanley 2008

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Character: Himself

Globos de Ouro 2007 2008

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Character: Anton Ego

Ratatouille 2007

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Character: Samuel, the Prophet

One Night with the King 2006

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Character: President Paul von Hindenburg

Hitler: The Rise of Evil 2003

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Character: Colonel Blount

Bright Young Things 2003

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Character: Lord Foxley

Global Heresy 2002

8
Character: JJ Curtis

The Final Curtain 2002

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Character: Mr. Ravenscroft

The Manor 1999

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Character: Jeffrey Bernard

Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell 1999

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Character: Dr. Timothy Flyte

Phantoms 1998

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Character: Emil Saber

The Seventh Coin 1993

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Character: Lord Sarn

Rebecca's Daughters 1992

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Character: Sir Cedric Charles Willingham

King Ralph 1991

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Character: Maj. Lyautey

Isabelle Eberhardt 1991

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Character: Prince Meleagre

The Rainbow Thief 1990

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Character: Cesar Valentin

Wings of Fame 1990

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Character: Reginald 'R. J.' Johnston

The Last Emperor 1987

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Character: Dr. Harry Wolper

Creator 1985

2
Character: Zaltar

Supergirl 1984

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Character: Anton Bosnyak

Svengali 1983

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Character: Lord Pelican

Eager to Die 2010

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Character: Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis

Coming Home 1998

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Character: General Cornelius Flavius Silva

Masada 1981

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Character: Older Casanova

Casanova 2005

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Oscars 2014

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Character: Himself

Parkinson 1971

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3
Character: Himself - Honorary Award Recipient

The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2003

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Character: His King / King Henry II

Becket 1964

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Character: The Three Angels

The Bible: In the Beginning... 1966

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Character: Lord Emsworth

Masterpiece Classic 1971

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Character: Sir Robert Hunter

Rogue Male 1977

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Character: Himself

The South Bank Show 1978

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Character: Himself

Arena 1975

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

The 79th Annual Academy Awards 2007

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Character: Pope Paul III

Everything Is Beautiful 0

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Character: Pope Paul III

Checkmate 0

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Character: Pope Paul III

The Act of Succession 0

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Character: Pope Paul III

His Majesty's Pleasure 0

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Character: Pope Paul III

The Definition of Love 0

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Character: Pope Paul III

Matters of State 0

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Character: Pope Paul III

Lady in Waiting 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #4.2 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #1.11 0

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Character: Himself

Lawrence d'Arabie 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #3.11 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #4.8 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #1.2 0

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Character: Sidney McKnight

One More Time 0

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Directing

Character: Jeffrey Bernard

Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell 1999

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