Pete Postlethwaite RIP

Not the best news to get back to work on – one of the best thesp actors from our side of the pond has passed away at the age of 64. Pete Postlethwaite has lost his long battle to cancer which will leave many a fan of his work saddened.

Postlethwaite is one of few actors who has appeared in a wide variety of genres. If he wasn’t running scared in Alien 3, he was leading brass bands in Brassed Off. He become all the more notable in The Usual Suspects, The Name Of The Father, Jurassic Park: The Lost World,  and last year was in hits Clash Of the Titans, The Town and Inception.

Postlethwaite will indeed be missed from our screens and yet fondly remembered by the performances he leaves behind.

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