Peter O'Toole

1932 - 2013

Peter O'Toole

Peter Seamus O'Toole (; 2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was a British stage and film actor of Irish descent. He attended 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. Excelling on the London stage, O'Toole was known as a "hellraiser" off it.Making his film debut in 1959, O'Toole achieved international recognition playing T. E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter O'Toole has received more than 5,782,828 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 127th most popular actor.

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  • 89

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  • 5.85

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Among actors, Peter O'Toole ranks 126 out of 8,832Before him are Christopher Plummer, Stan Laurel, Donald Sutherland, Fred Astaire, Monica Bellucci, and Bette Davis. After him are Jason Statham, Irene Papas, Oliver Hardy, Jeanne Moreau, Viggo Mortensen, and Antonio Banderas.

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Among people born in 1932, Peter O'Toole ranks 13Before him are Andrei Tarkovsky, Miloš Forman, François Truffaut, John Williams, Cesare Maldini, and Abebe Bikila. After him are Dian Fossey, Glenn Gould, Gerhard Richter, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, Camilo Cienfuegos, and Fernando Botero. Among people deceased in 2013, Peter O'Toole ranks 7Before him are Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Kalashnikov, Hugo Chávez, Doris Lessing, and Võ Nguyên Giáp. After him are Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, Douglas Engelbart, Tom Clancy, and Giulio Andreotti.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Peter O'Toole ranks 12 out of 366Before him are George Berkeley (1685), Robert Boyle (1627), Bram Stoker (1847), Edmund Burke (1729), Francis Bacon (1909), and Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819). After him are Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769), Michael Gambon (1940), W. B. Yeats (1865), Anne Bonny (1702), Pierce Brosnan (1953), and William Rowan Hamilton (1805).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Peter O'Toole ranks 1After him are Michael Gambon (1940), Pierce Brosnan (1953), Richard Harris (1930), Katie McGrath (1983), Lola Montez (1821), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bernard Lee (1908), Cillian Murphy (1976), and Colin Farrell (1976).