The Best Roles of Peter O’Toole, Dead at 81

Long considered to be one of the most talented film stars ever, Peter O’Toole held what must have been a frustrating distinction. O’Toole, who died on Dec. 14 at age 81 in London, is the performer nominated most often for a best actor Oscar – eight times - without winning. O’Toole, best known for his role as T.E. Lawrence in the 1962 epic Lawrence of Arabia, was passed over so many times that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences …