G’night Pete Postlethwaite

by Cap'n Carrot on January 3, 2011 · 0 comments

in Entertainment,In the News,News

You might not know the name Pete Postlethwaite, but chances are you’ve seen him in a variety of roles over the years in films such as The Town, Inception, The Constant Gardner, Romeo + Juliet, In the Name of the Father, Alien 3, Brassed Off, and The Usual Suspects. Postlewaite began his career at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre alongside Bill Nighy, Jonathan Pryce, Antony Sher and Julie Walters, before moving into television and film – where he worked steadily for the next 35 years. Postlewaite earned the respect of many actors and directors over the years including Steven Spielberg who once referred to him as “the best actor in the world.” Reports indicate he died of cancer, but the man did work for Keyser Soze so you never know…

G’night Pete Postlethwaite

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