Pete Postlethwaite in the Lost World:... | 1997
Clip Name: Jungle Trekking
About this actor
Peter William "Pete" Postlethwaite, OBE (pronounced /ˈpɒsəlθweɪt/; 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, and Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet. He also played The Keeper in post-apocalyptic film Aeon Flux. Postlethwaite was born in Warrington 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...