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Pete Postlethwaite

Peter William "Pete" Postlethwaite, OBE ( 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, In the Name of the Father, Amistad, Brassed Off, The Shipping News, The Constant Gardener, The Age of Stupid, Inception, The Town, Romeo + Juliet, and Æon Flux. In television, Postlethwaite's most notable performance was as the villain Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill in the Sharpe television series and television movies opposite actor Sean Bean's character of Richard Sharpe. Postlethwaite was born in Warrington, 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's Honours List. He died of pancreatic cancer on 2 January 2011. Description above from the Wikipedia article Pete Postlethwaite, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nascut:
Feb 7, 1945 in Warrington, UK
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
76
Primul film:
In series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Ultimul film:
Film Killing Bono 2011-04-01
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of The Sins
Poster of Afternoon Off
Poster of Last of the Summer Wine
Filme in care a jucat
Film Killing Bono Karl 2011-04-01
Film Clash of the Titans Spyros 2010-04-01
Film The Town Fergus 'Fergie' Colm 2010-09-15
Film Inception Maurice Fischer 2010-07-15
Film The Age of Stupid The Archivist 2009-09-21
Film Solomon Kane William Crowthorn 2009-09-16
Serial Criminal Justice Hooch 2008-06-30
Film Criminal Justice 2008-06-23
Film Closing the Ring Quinlan 2007-09-14
Film Ghost Son Doc 2007-04-05
Serial The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Film The Omen Father Brennan 2006-06-06
Film Valley of the Heart's Delight Albion Munson 2006-04-24
Film Æon Flux Keeper 2005-11-30
Film The Constant Gardener Dr. Lorbeer aka Dr. Brandt 2005-08-31
Film Dark Water Veeck 2005-07-08
Film Red Mercury Gold Commander 2005-05-13
Film Strange Bedfellows Russell McKenzie (taxman) 2004-04-21
Film The Limit Gale Carmody 2004-12-28
Film Cowboy Up Reid Braxton 2002-09-03
Film Between Strangers John 2002-08-30
Film Triggermen Ben Cutler 2002-01-01
Film The Shipping News Tert Card 2001-12-18
Film Rat Hubert Flynn 2001-04-01
Film Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings 2000-12-25
Serial The Sins Len Green 2000-10-24
Film Lost for Words Deric Longden 1999-01-03
Film Rebelión en la Granja Benjamin (voice) 1999-07-06
Film Alice in Wonderland Carpenter 1999-02-28
Film Animal Farm Benjamin (voice) / Farmer Jones (voice) 1999-10-03
Film Among Giants Ray 1998-06-24
Film Amistad Holabird 1997-12-03
Film Bandyta Sincai 1997-11-07
Film The Lost World: Jurassic Park Roland Tembo 1997-05-23
Film When Saturday Comes Ken Jackson 1996-03-01
Film DragonHeart Gilbert of Glockenspur 1996-05-31
Film James and the Giant Peach Old Man 1996-04-12
Film Crimetime Sidney 1996-08-01
Film Brassed Off Danny 1996-11-01
Film Romeo + Juliet Father Laurence 1996-11-01
Film The Usual Suspects Kobayashi 1995-07-19
Film Suite 16 Glover 1994-11-24
Film Martin Chuzzlewit Tigg Montague 1994-11-07
Serial Martin Chuzzlewit Tigg Montague 1994-11-07
Film Sharpe's Enemy Hakeswill 1994-06-01
Film Sharpe's Company Hakeswill 1994-05-25
Film Sin Bin Mitch 1994-05-18
Serial Sharpe Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill 1993-01-01
Film Anchoress William Carpenter 1993-09-10
Serial Sharpe Obadiah Hakeswill 1993-05-05
Film In the Name of the Father Giuseppe Conlon 1993-12-12
Film The Last of the Mohicans Capt. Beams 1992-09-25
Film Waterland Henry Crick 1992-08-21
Film Alien³ David Postlethwaite 1992-05-22
Film Split Second Paulsen 1992-05-01
Film The Grass Arena The Dipper 1992-01-19
Film Treasure Island George Merry 1990-06-08
Film Hamlet Player King 1990-12-19
Film Needle 1990-09-12
Film The Dressmaker Jack 1988-12-16
Film Distant Voices, Still Lives Father 1988-09-29
Film Tumbledown Major (Rehabilitation Centre) 1988-05-29
Film To Kill a Priest Josef 1988-01-01
Film Coast to Coast Kecks McGuinness 1987-01-04
Serial Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Film Cyrano de Bergerac Ragueneau 1985-07-26
Film A Private Function Douglas J. Nuttol 1984-11-09
Film The Muscle Market Danny Duggan 1981-01-13
Serial Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Film Afternoon Off Attendant in Art Gallery 1979-02-03
Film Doris and Doreen Mr. Lomax 1978-12-16
Serial Going Straight Unknown 1978-02-24
Film The Duellists Man shaving Gen. Treillard (as Peter Postlethwaite) 1977-08-31
Film The Paradise Run 1976-04-05
Serial Last of the Summer Wine Unknown 1973-11-12
Serial The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18