Pete Postlethwaite

Pete Postlethwaite
1945 - 2011

Pete Postlethwaite  British Actor


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Pete Postlethwaite passed away on 2nd Jan 2011 aged 65.


Pete Postlethwaite was previously married to Jacqueline Morrish (2003 - 2011).

He was in a relationship with Julie Walters.


British Actor Pete Postlethwaite passed away on 2nd Jan 2011 Shropshire, England, UK aged 65. Born Peter William Postlethwaite on 7th February, 1945 in Warrington, Cheshire, England, UK and educated at Lymm High School, Lymm, Cheshire, Pete Postlethwaite is most remembered for In the Name of the Father in a career that spanned 1975–2011. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Pete Postlethwaite is a member of the following lists: Male Shakespearean actors, 21st-century English male actors and 20th-century English male actors.


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First Name Peter
Middle Name William
Last Name Postlethwaite
Full Name at Birth Peter William Postlethwaite
Age 65 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th February, 1945
Birthplace Warrington, Cheshire, England, UK
Died 2nd January, 2011
Place of Death Shropshire, England, UK
Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Distinctive Feature Prominent, bony cheeks, Gruff voice, Large nose
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Lymm High School, Lymm, Cheshire
University St. Mary's University College in London
Occupation Text English stage, Film and Television actor / Sheet metal worker / Teache
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame In the Name of the Father
Year(s) Active 1975–2011
Official Websites,,
Father William "Bill" Postlethwaite (A Cooper and School Caretaker)
Mother Mary Postlethwaite
Brother Michael
Sister Anne, Patricia
Family Member Lily Postlethwaite Daughter, Lily Postlethwaite (Daughter b:1996) mother: Jacqueline Morrish, William "Will" Postlethwaite (Son b:1989) Mother: Jacqueline Morrish

Peter William "Pete" Postlethwaite (/ˈpɒsəlθweɪt/; 7 February 1946 – 2 January 2011) was an English actor. After minor television appearances, including in The Professionals, his first success came with the 1988 film Distant Voices, Still Lives. He played a mysterious lawyer, Mr. Kobayashi, in The Usual Suspects, and appeared in Alien 3, Amistad, Brassed Off, The Shipping News, The Constant Gardener, The Age of Stupid, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Romeo + Juliet, and Inception.

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Pete Postlethwaite65 AquariusActor
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Julie Walters66 PiscesActress


Killing Bono2011KarlMovie
Clash of the Titans2010SpyrosMovie
The Town2010Fergus 'Fergie' ColmMovie
Inception2010Maurice FischerMovie
Solomon Kane2009William CrowthornMovie
Waving at Trains2009DouglasShort Film
Criminal Justice2008HoochTV Show
Player2008ColinShort Film
Closing the Ring2007QuinlanMovie
Ghost Son2006DocMovie
The Omen2006Father BrennanMovie
Valley of the Heart's Delight2006Albion MunsonMovie
Æon Flux2005KeeperMovie
Dark Water2005VeeckMovie
Red Mercury2005Gold CommanderMovie
The Constant Gardener2005LorbeerMovie
Strange Bedfellows2004Russell McKenzieMovie
The Limit2004GaleMovie
Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion2003Charles BurchellTV Movie
The Selfish Giant2003Arthur (voice)Short Film
Wilde Stories: The Devoted Friend2003ArthurMovie
Wilde Stories: The Nightingale and the Rose2003Arthur (voice)Movie
Between Strangers2002JohnMovie
Triggermen2002Ben CutlerMovie
The Shipping News2001Tert CardMovie
Cowboy Up2000Reid BraxtonMovie
Rat2000Hubert FlynnMovie
When the Sky Falls2000Martin ShaughnessyMovie
The Sins2000Len GreenTV Show
The Divine Ryans1999Uncle Reg RyanMovie
Wayward Son1999Ben AlexanderMovie
Alice in Wonderland1999CarpenterTV Movie
Animal Farm1999Benjamin (voice)TV Movie
Butterfly Collectors1999John McKeownTV Movie
Lost for Words1999Deric LongdenTV Movie
Among Giants1998Raymond 'Ray'Movie
The Lost World: Jurassic Park1997Roland TemboMovie
The Serpent's Kiss1997Thomas SmithersMovie
Brassed Off1996DannyMovie
DragonHeart1996Gilbert of GlockenspurMovie
James and the Giant Peach1996Old ManMovie
Romeo + Juliet1996Father LaurenceMovie
When Saturday Comes1996Ken JacksonMovie
Suite 161994GloverMovie
The Usual Suspects1994KobayashiMovie
Martin Chuzzlewit1994Tigg MontagueTV Show
Sharpe's Company1994HakeswillTV Movie
Sharpe's Enemy1994HakeswillTV Movie
Pie in the Sky1994Kevin TaskerTV Show
Anchoress1993William CarpenterMovie
In the Name of the Father1993Giuseppe ConlonMovie
Split Second1992PaulsenMovie
The Last of the Mohicans1992Capt. BeamsMovie
Waterland1992Henry Crick (as Peter Postlethwaite)Movie
Between the Lines1992Ch. Supt. JamesonTV Show
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales1992QuinceTV Show
A Child from the South1991HarryTV Movie
Hamlet1990Player KingMovie
Treasure Island1990George MerryTV Movie
El C.I.D.1990VinceTV Show
Zorro1990BanditTV Show
Debut on Two1990Tony, KeefTV Show
Distant Voices, Still Lives1988FatherMovie
Number 271988BecketMovie
The Dressmaker1988Jack (as Peter Postlethwaite)Movie
To Kill a Priest1988Josef (as Peter Postlethwaite)Movie
Tumbledown1988Major (Rehabilitation Centre)TV Movie
Blind Justice1988Det. Sgt. McCabeTV Show
Tales of Sherwood Forest1987EricTV Show
Boon1986Steve McLaughlinTV Show
Casualty1986Hank, Ralph PetersTV Show
Lovejoy1986Terence SullivanTV Show
Screenplay1986Paula's fatherTV Show
Watching1986Stuart ShooterMovie
Cyrano de Bergerac1985RagueneauTV Movie
Deceptions1985Driver (uncredited)TV Movie
Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV1985BarryTV Show
Screen Two1985Mitch, The Dipper, PanterTV Show
Summer Season1985PainterTV Show
A Private Function1984Douglas J. Nuttol the ButcherMovie
The Bill1984Ray GollerTV Show
Mitch1984Jack FrostTV Show
Fords on Water1983Winston's Boss (as Peter Postlethwaite)Movie
Strike: The Birth of Solidarity1981Ireneusz LesniakTV Movie
Minder1979Logie, Appearance by, Jack WraggTV Show
Afternoon Off1979Attendant in Art GalleryTV Movie
Going Straight1978Thomas Clifford CrowtherTV Show
Doris and Doreen1978Mr. LomaxTV Movie
Horse in the House1978Uncle DougTV Show
The Duellists1977Man shaving Gen. Treillard (as Peter Postlethwaite)Movie
Plays for Britain1976SoldierTV Show
The Racer1975EccoShort Film
Last of the Summer Wine1973Man in CafeTV Show
Crown Court1972TV Show
Masterpiece Classic1971Deric LongdenTV Show
Play for Today1970Danny DugganTV Show
Coronation Street1960Detective Sergeant CrossTV Show
Second City FirstsDuffyTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

CowJun 3, 2013

Does his daughter, Lily, need a hobby?

MouseAug 26, 2011

It was so sad when Peter was already gone. Rest in Peace, man!

FrogJun 27, 2011

It was so sad that he 'croaked'. R.I.P.

CindyCelebsJan 3, 2011

R.I.P. Pete

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