PETER O'Toole had a booze problem - and, now, so does his daughter. Kate O'Toole, who plays Lady Salisbury in "The Tudors," was banned from driving for three years last week after admitting to drunken driving in Ireland. A court heard that the...
PETER O'Toole. You have to adore him as an actor and love him as a conversationalist. At a rear table in a mobbed Sheraton ballroom at Showtime's Season 2 premiere of "The Tudors," I told him he'd looked well that day on early morning TV. And he...
Movie veteran Peter O'Toole is to play Pope Paul III in the second season of hit historical drama The Tudors. The Pope clashed with Henry VIII as the English king, portrayed by Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers, over the ruler's divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.[...] Read more!
This is one role that won't earn Peter O'Toole an Oscar nomination.
The veteran actor has signed on to play Pope Paul III in the second season of Showtime's "The Tudors." His character will face off against Jonathan Rhys Meyers' Henry VIII in a retelling of the religious showdown that led to the king's excommunication in 1538.
"Peter O'Toole is the holy grail for 'The Tudors,'" Showtime Entertainment President Robert Greenblatt told Daily Variety. "We needed someone of enormous stature to play Pope Paul III, who faced off against Henry VIII in his bid to get his divorce from Katherine of Aragon. Henry's defiance of the pope and his break with the Roman Catholic Church is one of the great turning points in the history of the world."
Peter O'Toole is confident a new film written by an English medic is the key to his first Oscar. The veteran actor, who has been nominated eight times in the Best Actor category but has only won an honorary Oscar, believes Love And Vision is his ticket to Academy Award success.[...] Read more!
Veteran actor and former hellraiser Peter O'Toole has branded Irish women the most beautiful in the world - because of their shapely bottoms. The Venus star, 74, was born in County Galway, Ireland, and believes he knows exactly how native ladies gain such attractive behinds.[...] Read more!
OSCAR-nominated Peter O'Toole visited the L.A. outpost of Soho House on Friday and got winded after climbing one flight of stairs. "After climbing the stairs to the front door, he had to sit down and catch his breath before he could go in," our spy...
Veteran actor Peter O'Toole may be wowing the critics in his latest film Venus, but co-star Leslie Phillips doesn't believe his pal will scoop the Best Actor Oscar on Sunday.
Phillips desperately hopes his friend wins the esteemed trophy but deep down he's convinced Forest Whitaker will triumph for his portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin.[...] Read more!
THE Oscars' opening will be prefilmed interviews. Nominees were sub jected to TV's new high-def airbrush makeup, a technique movie stars don't yet know. Makeup artist Donyale McRae explained it to Peter O'Toole as: "Airbrush silicone formulated to...
Film legend Peter O'Toole is snubbing tonight's Bafta Awards as he chases his first Best Actor Oscar in his 50-year career. The 74-year-old star is a strong contender to pick up Bafta's Best Actor award for his role in Venus
Actor Peter O'Toole is up for an Oscar for his movie role in Venus. But he is also known for his best-actor nod in the 1964 film Becket. That movie has been restored and is back in theaters. To see both Venus and Becket is to get the rare chance to compare O'Toole then and now, to see what he has gained and what has been lost.
Members of the public criticised the 24-year-old after seeing her shove O'Toole's character Maurice in British fashion chain Topshop, having failed to notice the cameras surrounding the actors as they shot the scene.
Irish Oscar interest this year lies with veteran actor Peter O'Toole, nominated in the Best Actor category for his role in Venus, and Dublin-born Consolata Boyle for her costume designs for hotly-tipped The Queen.
The nominations for the 75th Academy Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles by Salma Hayek and Sid Ganis. Dreamgirls scored the most nominations with eight, but was shut out of the Best Picture category (Beyonce was also passed over). Babel came in with seven nominations, but it's actors, most notably Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett who many thought were shoo-ins, were also left out. Blanchett did earn a Supporting Actress nod for her work in Notes On a Scandal. The nominees in some of the major categories are:
Little Miss Sunshine
Letters from Iwo Jima
In Venus, Peter O'Toole plays the role of Maurice, an old actor whose career is reduced to playing corpses on TV medical dramas. O'Toole says the movie is about a "dirty, old man and young slut of a woman," but in deeper terms, explores age, youth and beauty.
'WE LIVE public lives. If you want to guard your privacy, stop it!" So says Peter O'Toole in Es quire. IN HOLLYWOOD, where a political guest of honor tends to bring out the most jaded of A-listers, James Baker was "the hook" for Robert and Kelly...