Peter O'Toole's Death: Hollywood Pays Tribute to the Late Actor

Peter O'Toole in 2012
Peter O'Toole in 2012
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Hollywood is mourning the death of Peter O'Toole, the eight-time Oscar nominee who died Saturday at age 81.

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His agent told BBC News that O'Toole died at London's Wellington Hospital following a long illness.

Over the course of his career, O'Toole earned Oscar noms for such films as Lawrence of Arabia and Goodbye, Mr. Chips and went on to receive an honorary statuette in 2003.

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After news of his death broke Sunday morning, many in Hollywood hit Twitter to pay their respects to the actor.

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