Veteran actor Peter O'Toole died today following a long illness. O'Toole may be best known for his portrayal of T..E. Lawrence in the 1963 film "Lawrence of Arabia" for which he rreceivedan Academy Award nomination. It was one of eight Best Actor award nominations, the most by anyone who never won the award. O'Toole rreceivedan honorary Oscar in 2003. Peter O'Toole was 81 years old.