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Peter William "Pete" Postlethwaite OBE (February 7, 1946 – January 2, 2011) was an English actor who played David in the 1992 film Alien3. Other notable films Postlethwaite appeared in include The Last of the Mohicans (1992), The Usual Suspects (1995), Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) Inception (2010) and The Town (2010). Aside from his work in film, Postlethwaite had an extensive career in British television.
Postlethwaite was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (for In the Name of the Father) and four BAFTAs. In March 2009, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, from which he died at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital on January 2, 2011. Postlethwaite continued acting almost to the end of 2010, showing clear signs of weight loss during his last performances.
|1977||The Duellists||With Luke Scott, directed by Ridley Scott|
|1983||Fords on Water|
|1984||A Private Function|
|To Kill a Priest||With Brian Glover|
|Distant Voices, Still Lives||With Carl Chase|
|The Dressmaker||With Trevor Steedman|
|1990||Hamlet||With Christopher Fairbank and Ian Holm|
|The Last of the Mohicans|
|In the Name of the Father||With Clive Curtis and Phil Davis|
|1995||The Usual Suspects||With Dan Hedaya|
|1996||When Saturday Comes|
|Romeo + Juliet|
|James and the Giant Peach|
|DragonHeart||With Vladimir "Furdo" Furdik|
|Crimetime||With Phil Davis|
|1997||The Lost World: Jurassic Park||With Henry Kingi, Thomas Rosales, Jr. and David St. James|
|Bandyta||With John Hurt|
|The Serpent's Kiss|
|Amistad||With Ralph Brown and Henry Kingi|
|1998||Among Giants||With Mark Anthony Newman|
|1999||The Divine Ryans|
|Wayward Son||With Walton Goggins|
|2000||When the Sky Falls|
|The Shipping News||With Daniel Kash|
|2004||I Now Pronounce You Vince and Ralph|
|The Constant Gardener|
|Æon Flux||With Charlize Theron|
|2006||Valley of the Heart's Delight|
|Closing the Ring|
|2009||Solomon Kane||With Ian Whyte|
|2010||Clash of the Titans||With Adrian Bouchet and Ian Whyte|
|2011||Killing Bono||With Ralph Brown|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Oscar-nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite dies aged 64". BBC. Retrieved on 2011-01-04.
- ↑ "The measure of a man is what's left when the fame falls away: Pete Postlethwaite's moving memoir", Daily Mail.
- ↑ Actor Pete Postlethwaite dies age 64 The Independent (London) 3 January 2011