Pete Postlethwaite

Pete Postlethwaite

British actor
Peter William Postlethwaite, OBE was an English character actor. After minor television appearances, including in The Professionals, his first major success arose through the British autobiographical film Distant Voices, Still Lives .Wikipedia
BornFebruary 7, 1946
HometownWarrington, Cheshire
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseJacqueline Morrish (m 2003 - 2011)
ChildrenLily Kathleen Postlethwaite , William Postlethwaite
ParentsWilliam Postlethwaite , Mary Postlethwaite
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Never mind the nose: what makes Cyrano de Bergerac a hero for all time?

  • Never mind the nose: what makes Cyrano de Bergerac a hero for all time?. Edmond Rostand’s great romantic has drawn actors including Ralph Richardson, Antony Sher and James McAvoy to its lead role. It is a tale of glorious theatricality, glittering poetry and heroic self-sacrifice

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Distant Voices, Still Lives (4K Restoration) - Trailer

Terence Davies' partly autobiographical tale evokes his upbringing in Liverpool after the war in a working-class home dominated by the violence of his father, fearsomely played by then newcomer Pete Postlethwaite.MyMovies, trailer, 2018, Drama, Terence Davies, Angela Walsh, Freda Dowie, Pete Postlethwaite
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2011British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorThe Town (2010 film)Nominated
2001British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorThe SinsNominated
2000British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorLost for Words (1999 film)Winner
1995British Academy of Film & Television ArtsBest ActorMartin ChuzzlewitNominated
1994Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleIn the Name of the Father (film)Nominated