Pete Postlethwaite

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.
Name Pete Postlethwaite
Also Known As Peter William Postlethwaite, Peter Postlethwaite
Birthday 1945-02-07
Deathday 2011-01-02
Gender Male
IMDB Pete Postlethwaite profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Warrington, Cheshire, England, UK
As: Roland Tembo
1997-05-23
The Lost World: Jura...
As: Father Laurence
1996-11-01
Romeo + Juliet...
As: Sincai
1997-11-07
Bandyta...
As: Kobayashi
1995-08-16
The Usual Suspects...
As: Father Brennan
2006-06-06
The Omen...
As: Ken Jackson
1996-03-01
When Saturday Comes...
As: Dr. Lorbeer aka Dr.
2005-08-31
The Constant Gardene...
As: Old Man
1996-04-12
James and the Giant ...
As: Tert Card
2001-12-18
The Shipping News...
As: Fergus 'Fergie' Colm
2010-09-17
The Town...
As: Ben Cutler
2002-01-01
Triggermen...
As: Giuseppe Conlon
1993-12-12
In the Name of the F...
As: Holabird
1997-12-03
Amistad...
As: David Postlethwaite
1992-05-22
Alien³...
As: Keeper
2005-12-02
Æon Flux...
As: The Archivist
2009-09-21
The Age of Stupid...
As: Gilbert of Glockensp
1996-05-31
DragonHeart...
As: Russell McKenzie (ta
2004-04-24
Strange Bedfellows...
As: Veeck
2005-07-08
Dark Water...
As: Capt. Beams
1992-09-25
The Last of the Mohi...
As: William Crowthorn
2009-09-24
Solomon Kane...
As: Danny
1997-05-23
Brassed Off...
As: Paulsen
1992-05-01
Split Second...
As: Maurice Fischer
2010-07-16
Inception...
As: Quinlan
2007-09-14
Closing the Ring...
As: Father
1988-09-29
Distant Voices, Stil...
As: John
2002-08-30
Between Strangers...
As: Josef
1988-01-01
To Kill a Priest...
As: Spyros
2010-04-02
Clash of the Titans...
As: Doc
2008-01-15
Ghost Son...
As: Ragueneau
1985-07-26
Cyrano de Bergerac...
As: Karl
2011-11-04
Killing Bono...
As: Hakeswill
1994-05-25
Sharpe's Company...
As: Reid Braxton
2002-09-03
Cowboy Up...
As: Hakeswill
1994-06-01
Sharpe's Enemy...
As: Douglas J. Nuttol
1984-11-09
A Private Function...
As: Sidney
1996-08-01
Crimetime...
As: Jack
1988-12-16
The Dressmaker...
As: Raymond 'Ray'
1998-06-24
Among Giants...
As: Henry Crick
1992-08-21
Waterland...
As: Gale Carmody
2004-12-28
The Limit...
As: William Carpenter
1993-09-10
Anchoress...
As: Albion Munson
2006-04-24
Valley of the Heart'...
As: Hubert Flynn
2001-04-27
Rat...
As: Uncle Reg Ryan
1999-01-01
The Divine Ryans...
As: Kecks McGuinness
1987-01-04
Coast to Coast...
As: Deric Longden
1999-01-03
Lost for Words...
As: The Dipper
1992-01-19
The Grass Arena...
As: Danny Duggan
1981-01-13
The Muscle Market...
As: Benjamin (voice) / F
1999-10-03
Animal Farm...
As: Unknown
1976-04-05
The Paradise Run...
As: Unknown
1990-09-12
Needle...
As: Unknown
1976-01-01
Occupy!...
As: Mr. Lomax
1978-12-16
Doris and Doreen...
As: Attendant in Art Gal
1979-02-03
Afternoon Off...
As: Unknown
2008-06-23
Criminal Justice...
As: Unknown
2000-12-25
Victoria Wood with A...
As: Player King
1990-12-19
Hamlet...
As: Douglas Warren
2009-01-01
Waving at Trains...
As: Carpenter
1999-02-28
Alice in Wonderland...
As: Glover
1995-10-01
Suite 16...
As: Man shaving Gen. Tre
1977-08-31
The Duellists...
As: Major (Rehabilitatio
1988-05-29
Tumbledown...
As: Gold Commander
2005-05-13
Red Mercury...
As: Mitch
1994-05-18
Sin Bin...
As: George Merry
1990-01-22
Treasure Island...
As: Colin
2008-10-03
Player...
As: Unknown
1978-02-24
Going Straight...
As: Unknown
1992-09-04
Between the Lines...
As: Unknown
1979-10-29
Minder...
As: Unknown
1973-11-12
Last of the Summer W...
As: Unknown
1986-01-10
Lovejoy...
As: Hooch
2008-06-30
Criminal Justice...
As: Unknown
2006-08-14
The One Show...
As: Unknown
2001-11-26
Richard & Judy...
As: Unknown
1953-03-18
The Academy Awards...
As: Len Green
2000-10-24
The Sins...
As: Obadiah Hakeswill
1993-05-05
Sharpe...
As: Unknown
1984-08-31
Mitch...
As: Ralph Peters
1986-09-05
Casualty...
As: Hank
1986-09-05
Casualty...
As: Tigg Montague
1994-11-07
Martin Chuzzlewit...