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The chronic actor

Peter O’Toole, a life writ large

Posted: December 27, 2013 at 3:03 a.m.

SEAMUS Peter O’Toole was an alcoholic and actor but, thankfully, not in that order. He would win worldwide recognition after he played the title role in David Lean’s magnificent Lawrence of Arabia, which was not only a grand spectacle but historically accurate in its broad outlines.

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Editorial, Pages 14 on 12/27/2013

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