Peter Seamus Lorcan O’Toole is a retired Irish actor of stage and screen
who achieved stardom in 1962 playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of
Arabia, and then went on to become a highly acclaimed film and stage
actor. O’toole has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, and holds
the record for most competitive Academy Award acting nominations without
a win. He has won four Golden Globes, a BAFTA, and an Emmy and was
the recipient of an Honorary Academy Award in in 2003 for his work.