Postlethwaite was born in Warrington, Lancashire, England in 1946. He trained as a teacher and taught drama before training as an actor. Steven Spielberg named Postlethwaite “the ideal actor in the world” as soon as working with him on The Lost World: Jurassic Park.
He received an Academy Award nomination for his role in In the Name of the Father in 1993, and was manufactured an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2004 New Year Honours record. He died of pancreatic most cancers on 2 January 2011.
|Day of Birth||7-February-1946|
|Place of Birth||Warrington, Lancashire, England, UK|