Peter O’Toole: “Brought an extraordinary standard” to bear during a lifetime’s acting career. Photograph: Michael Walter/PA

President Michael D Higgins will join stars of stage and screen in London tomorrow to bid farewell to actor Peter O’Toole, who died on December 14t(...)

Peter O’Toole with his first wife Welsh actress Sian Phillips in 1962

Peter Seamus O’Toole, who has died aged 81, was for a time more associated in the public mind with drinking and “hell-raising” than artistic achieveme(...)

Peter O’Toole and Anthony Quinn in Lawrence of Arabia

For many decades, dispute has raged as to whether Peter O’Toole, who has died in London at the age of 81, was really born in Connemara. Many claim he (...)