Peter O’Toole: Requiescat In Pace

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Perhaps the foremost actor of his time, Peter O’Toole died yesterday.  As indicated by the video clip above from For Greater Glory, O’Toole never lost his skill before the camera.  He catapulted to fame in Lawrence of Arabia in 1962 in the eponymous role of T.E. Lawrence.

His portrayal of Lawrence was the archetype for many other O’Toole roles:  intense, a bit of humor, nervous and more than a little mad.


O’Toole was quite capable of giving a bad performance, but never an uninteresting one.  I will miss him.

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  1. R.I.P. Peter O’Toole. Great actor who aged well before the camera. Those small but critical roles in his last years are amongst my favorites.

  2. Thanks for posting this. He is a baptized Catholic and we always hope that even those who profess of loss or lack of faith, will nonetheless receive the mercy and love of our God.

    A prayer from psalm 85:7,8 for him:

    Show us your steadfast love, O Lord, and grant us your salvation.
    Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his faithful, to those who turn to him in their hearts.

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