Pete Postlethwaite

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Date of Birth: 07/02/1945

Age: 65

Place of birth: Warrington

Citizenship: United Kingdom


Before enrolling in drama school he worked as a teacher. Like many actors before him, he began a career in the theater, and by that time, as it is well know in the United States, in England, he is already considered a veteran of the scene. When he appeared in Hollywood, the agent advised him to change his point of view with the unpronounceable name American. Pete was replaced by an agent. The first big breakthrough was the role of the father in the film "Distant Voices, Still Lives" in 1988, after which Pete, of course, did not begin in Hollywood snapped, but still added "weight" as long as it does not in 1992 He was nominated for an Oscar for the second role in the film "in the name of the father" with Daniel Day-Lewis.

Actor`s work:

1. Kill a Priest - 1988 (History / Biography)

2. Treasure Island - 1990 (Adventure)

3. A few seconds - 1991 (Thriller)

4. Alien 3 - 1992 (Science Fiction / Fantasy)

5. In the Name of the Father - 1994 (Drama)

6. Usual Suspects - 1995 (Thriller)

7. Heart of the Dragon - 1996 (Science Fiction / Fantasy)

8. A copper pipes - 1996 ()

9. Romeo and Juliet - 1996 (Drama)

10. Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World - 1997 (Science Fiction / Fantasy)

11. Amistad - 1998 (Drama)

12. Animal Farm - 1999 (Drama)

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