UK actor Peter Postlethwaite dies aged 64
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
The man that Steven Spielberg once called "possibly the best actor in the world", has died. ( ), a resident of England who worked as an actor for over 40 years, died of testicular cancer in at the age of 64, according to his friend Andrew Richardson.
Postlethwaite, born inin 1946, was most famous for his starring role in such films as , and, more recently, . He was also known to be a stage performer. In 1993, he was nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actor.
He is survived by wife Jacqui and children Will and Lily - aged 21 and 14, respectively.
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