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

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Peter O'Toole in 2012

"Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig, Neil Patrick Harris, William Shatner, Piers Morgan, "Scandal's" Joshua Malina and Eddie Izzard are among those mourning the death of the "Lawrence of Arabia" star.

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.