Pete Postlethwaite

Age: 69
Birthplace: Warrington, UK

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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.

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Movie Character Year
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Qh5nmg6ht1hyp4dk7bcfznux2sw DragonHeart Gilbert of Glockenspur 1996
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Ka3bedjjciwux1opi2oco3ipxno The Lost World: Jurassic Park Roland Tembo 1997
G0evesyglnfdhnvs2lgnavllli9 Amistad Holabird 1997
6h3txdm9fm60bnrlyegotdayoao Animal Farm Benjamin (voice) 1999
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Qgytphyphwxt8a3wcjdm3nfhj0q Cowboy Up Reid Braxton 2002
Offnoak8rtsv38ohiznpgnusj3d Strange Bedfellows Russell McKenzie (taxman) 2004
Flhotalawqw58piu7vbxbqgjkmg Dark Water Veeck 2005
R7qoxmcuiqzueivxvc4bczrd9ni The Constant Gardener Dr. Lorbeer aka Dr. Brandt 2005
3rkw2qinyaacz6wnqsg4naxgkal Æon Flux Keeper 2005
Kqkhg1qxuaiohnkmpef1glzgroy The Omen Father Brennan 2006
Z2rog75gcgiijs2towdzfzi9asd Closing the Ring Quinlan 2007
Asffgk45j8hekpdea5f56ry7rju Solomon Kane William Crowthorn 2009
N8w2y72vzsi8yz6ivywwfoimts6 Clash of the Titans Spyros 2010
Zikvu3th9l1wn2aievj5elpbqfu Inception Maurice Fischer 2010
Zx4fkmdxkgt4hlzhajirdlrkfgo The Town Fergus 'Fergie' Colm 2010
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