Peter O’Toole Dies – Sunderland Fan
To begin with, Sunderland AFC has lost one of its most famous supporters. Indeed, Peter O’Toole dies and so we lose a massive lads fan. He died on 14th December 2013 after a long illness. So, without delay, here is an article about the great man.
To begin with, Peter O’Toole declared his love for Sunderland when he realised his roots were firmly on Wearside. Generally speaking, Peter O’Toole researched his family tree and it led him to Wearside. This is also where his father worked. Indeed, many of his relatives lived here in the early part of the 1900’s. In fact, rumours were that the police ran his father out of town. Despite this, Peter O’Toole still became very interested in Sunderland.
In any event, if ever anyone summed up what it means to appreciate their roots, it was this man. The Sunderland Forum and this Wearside Online Blog also fully appreciate the respect given by this great man to Wearside.
A film biography of Peter O’Toole’s life would be a good view in light of his colourful past. Of course, topped off with a mention of his affiliation with Sunderland and the football team he supported. What a movie that would make!
Peter O’Toole’s Films
Here we also list a small selection of films starring Peter O’Toole: The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960), Lawrence of Arabia(1962), How to Steal a Million (1966), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969) and Man of La Mancha (1972).
It is important to realize that Peter O’Toole starred in a myriad of films and we have just listed a few.However, he also starred as Sherlock Holmes in four films. Obviously, his detective work was responsible for him becoming a Sunderland supporter. RIP to a legend of the big screen and massive lads fan.
You can comment here on the passing away of Peter O’Toole, use the comments section below. Alternatively, you may also use the massive Sunderland Message Boards (SMB). Our Sunderland Forum is a place where you can socially interact with other Wearsiders and SAFC fans. So, pop over and make a new thread there should you wish.
Finally, here is a video so you can see peter O’Toole in all his glory – the funniest story ever told.