Peter O`Toole laid to rest

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 23, 2013, 18:12 PM IST

London: Legendary actor Peter O`Toole, best known for his role in `Lawrence Of Arabia`, was laid to rest here Dec 21.

Peter passed away Dec 14 following a long illness. He was 81.

The funeral was held at the Golders Green Crematorium, reports

The service, which was attended by his ex-wife, Welsh actress Sian Phillips, was followed by a wake at the late actor`s house.

During the funeral, his daughter Kate O`Toole addressed the congregation and said: "The world has lost a great actor, but I`m not concerned with that. I simply have lost a great dad and the best friend I ever had. Daddy made me laugh more than anyone else I have ever met in my life."

The attendees also included pop star Sting and band Alabama 3.