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Hollywood was forced to say goodbye to a legend over the weekend, as Peter O’Toole passed away at the age of 81 after a long battle with illness.

The eight-time Academy Award nominee starred in such memorable films as Lawrence of Arabia and is being mourned today by a variety of actors and actresses on Twitter.

Among the most heartfelt messages on the Internet…

Peter O'Toole Dead at 81

Neil Patrick Harris: “So sad to hear about Peter O’Toole passing away. Lucky to have worked with him for a month in Prague. Wonderful man, remarkable talent.”

Jonathan Rhys Meyers: "So sad to hear about the death of Peter O’Toole. One of a kind #legend"


William Shatner: "Thoughts and prayers going out to the family of Peter O’Toole"

Paul Feig: "Just heard that Peter O’Toole has died. RIP, sir. You were a hilarious, talented, wild and exciting class act. We need more like him."

Al Roker: "Peter O’Toole, actor in the Oscar-winning epic Lawrence of Arabia, has died aged 81. One of the greatest actors ever."

Ron Howard: "RIP Peter O’Toole. One of his generation’s greatest talents."