Pete Postlethwaite

 

 

 

 

Pete played the part of Paulsen, in the film 'Split Second'

 

DATE OF BIRTH :-  7TH FEBRUARY, 1945

PLACE OF BIRTH :- WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND

 

Pete Postlethwaite (born Peter William Postlethwaite) is a British actor.

Pete did not enrol in acting classes until he was 24. 
Possessing a broken-nose, Pete looks as distinctive as his name.  Pete was a veteran of the Royal Shakespeare Company and other acting troupes by the time he became known in the United States through his film and television roles.

His first success came with the film Distant Voices, Still Lives in 1988. He received an Academy Award nomination for his role in In the Name of the Father in 1993.

In 1992, Pete played the part of Paulsen, in the film 'Split Second', with Rutger Hauer.

He is also well known for his role as Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill in the period television drama series, Sharpe, alongside Sean Bean. His performance as the mysterious lawyer "Kobayashi" in The Usual Suspects is also well-known.

He lives in Britain with his partner and their 2 children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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