Obituary: Peter O'Toole

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Acclaimed actor Peter O'Toole, 81, has died after being ill for quite some time.He made many notable appearances but probably none as his debut as the title character of the 1962 biopic Lawrence of Arabia. His charismatic performance of T.E. Lawrence still holds up after all of these years. It garnered him his first of many Oscar nominations.He was hailed as the next Laurence Olivier, and he WAS good, but for much of his life he preferred boozing it up and carousing to acting, and therefore like Richard Burton didn't quite live up to expectations. . . .

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