PETER O'TOOLE d2013. English / Irish actor of stage and screen who found stardom in 1962 playing T E Lawrence in the 1962 film classic Lawrence of Arabia. He went on to become a highly-honoured film and stage actor, being nominated for eight Academy Awards for Lawrence of Arabia (1962) / Becket (1964) / The Lion in Winter (1968) / Goodbye Mr Chips (1969) / The Ruling Class (1972) / The Stunt Man (1980) / My Favorite Year (1982) and Venus (2006). He holds the record for the most Academy Award acting nominations without a win. He won four Golden Globes, a BAFTA, an Emmy and was the recipient of an Honorary Academy Award in 2003 for his body of work. Peter O'Toole died on 14th December 2013 at Wellington Hospital London aged 81. His funeral was held at Golders Green Crematorium on 21st December 2013 where he was cremated in a wicker coffin.
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