Pete Postlethwaite Handbook - Everything you need to know about Pete Postlethwaite
Peter William ",Pete", Postlethwaite, OBE, (pron.: /?p?s?l?we?t/, 7 February 1946 - 2 January 2011) was an English stage, film and television actor. After minor television appearances including in The Professionals, Postlethwaite's first success came with the film Distant Voices, Still Lives in 1988. He played a mysterious lawyer, Mr. Kobayashi, in The Usual Suspects, and he appeared in Alien 3, Amistad, Brassed Off, The Shipping News, The Constant Gardener, The Age of Stupid, and Romeo + Juliet. In television, Postlethwaite's most notable performance was as the villain Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill in the Sharpe television series and television films opposite actor Sean Bean's character of Richard Sharpe. Postlethwaite was born in Warrington, Lancashire, England in 1946. He trained as a teacher and taught drama before training as an actor. Steven Spielberg called Postlethwaite ",the best actor in the world", after working with him on The Lost World: Jurassic Park. He received an Academy Award nomination for his role in In the Name of the Father in 1993, and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2004 New Year Honours list. He died of pancreatic cancer on 2 January 2011. This book is your ultimate resource for Pete Postlethwaite. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Pete Postlethwaite's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Pete Postlethwaite, A Child from the South, A Private Function, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Afternoon Off, Alice in Wonderland (1999 film), Alien 3, Amistad (film), Among Giants, Anchoress (film), Animal Farm (1999 film), BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Between Strangers, Brassed Off, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, British Academy Television Award for Best Actor, Clash of the Titans (2010 film), Closing the Ring, Coast to Coast (1987 film), Cowboy Up, Crimetime (film), Criminal Justice (TV series), Dark Water (2005 film), Deric Longden, Distant Voices, Still Lives, Dragonheart, Ed Miliband, Everyman Theatre, In the Name of the Father (film), Inception, James and the Giant Peach (film), Jones (Animal Farm), Julie Walters, Killing Bonoand more pages!Contains selected content from the highest rated entries, typeset, printed and shipped, combining the advantages of up-to-date and in-depth knowledge with the convenience of printed books. A portion of the proceeds of each book will be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation to support their mission.
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