Peter O'Toole

1932 - 2013

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Peter Seamus O'Toole (; 2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was an English stage and film actor. He attended RADA (the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art) and began working in the theatre, gaining recognition as a Shakespearean actor at the Bristol Old Vic and with the English Stage Company. In 1959 he made his West End debut in The Long and the Short and the Tall, and played the title role in Hamlet in the National Theatre's first production in 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter O'Toole has received more than 10,622,468 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter O'Toole is the 111th most popular actor (up from 148th in 2019), the 185th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 234th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Actor.

Peter O'Toole was a British actor who starred in many films, including Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, and The Lion in Winter.

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  • 5.48

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  • 5.78

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Among actors, Peter O'Toole ranks 111 out of 13,578Before him are Cameron Diaz, Richard Gere, Rutger Hauer, Jet Li, Charlotte Rampling, and Humphrey Bogart. After him are Giulietta Masina, Keanu Reeves, Roberto Benigni, Monica Bellucci, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Peter Falk.

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Among people born in 1932, Peter O'Toole ranks 12Before him are Omar Sharif, François Truffaut, Miloš Forman, Johnny Cash, John Williams, and Abebe Bikila. After him are Cesare Maldini, Luc Montagnier, Miriam Makeba, Fernando Botero, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, and Víctor Jara. Among people deceased in 2013, Peter O'Toole ranks 5Before him are Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Kalashnikov, and Hugo Chávez. After him are Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Jorge Rafael Videla, Doris Lessing, Heinrich Rohrer, Djalma Santos, and Giulio Andreotti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter O'Toole ranks 185 out of 8,785Before him are Aleister Crowley (1875), Humphry Davy (1778), Charlotte Rampling (1946), Elizabeth of York (1466), Henry III of England (1207), and Geoffrey Chaucer (1343). After him are Robert the Bruce (1274), Tony Blair (1953), Thomas Henry Huxley (1825), Saint Ursula (400), Jason Statham (1967), and Arthur Henderson (1863).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter O'Toole ranks 17Before him are Roger Moore (1927), Michael Caine (1933), Jane Birkin (1946), Rowan Atkinson (1955), Helen Mirren (1945), and Charlotte Rampling (1946). After him are Jason Statham (1967), Judi Dench (1934), Ben Kingsley (1943), Richard Madden (1986), Laurence Olivier (1907), and Stan Laurel (1890).

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