Oscar-nominated amateur Pete Postlethwaite, who starred in "Inception" and "The Usual Suspects," has died at the age of 64, his abettor said Monday.Highly intense, with a annular nose, aerial cheekbones and blooming complexion, the amateur was anon apparent in films alignment from the additional "Jurassic Park" cine to "Romeo + Juliet."It was for his role as Daniel Day-Lewis's ancestor in the IRA ball "In the Name of the Father" that he got his alone Oscar nomination, for best acknowledging actor. He absent out to Tommy Lee Jones for "The Fugitive."
He additionally starred in the British assumption bandage cine "Brassed Off," and formed with Steven Spielberg on the bondservant defection news "Amistad."Spielberg reportedly alleged him "the best amateur in the world," bidding Postlethwaite to acknowledge that what the administrator absolutely said was that he "thought he was the best amateur in the world."He fabricated his name as allotment of a accomplice of abundant British actors including Bill Nighy, Anthony Sher, Jonathan Pryce and Julie Walters at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, England, in the 1970s.
He alternate to the Everyman in 2008 to comedy King Lear in Shakespeare's abundant tragedy.He was awarded the Order of the British Empire, or OBE, in 2004.Postlethwaite died of cancer, British media reported.