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« on: January 03, 2011, 07:21:08 PM »

http://www.imdb.com/news/ni6599827/

Died from cancer, age 64.  I'll remember him most for his roles in Dragonheart and Jurassic Park 2, though I saw him in an enormous number of films.
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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2011, 08:21:37 PM »

RIP, fella.


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He was a great actor.
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2011, 02:44:15 AM »

Ah, that's a shame. I always liked Pete Postlethwaite. He spent a good many years as a character actor in some very good films. Seems he was just hitting his stride as an actor with genuine gravitas.

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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2011, 10:11:03 PM »

I remember him most for his role in The Usual Suspects.  But of course he was one of those "that guy" actors who showed up in many films and always gave a great performance.  RIP Mr. Postlewaite 
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« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2011, 04:20:39 PM »

 Bluesad

I'll always remember him as David in "Alien 3" and as Brother Gilbert in "Dragonheart". He may not have been a hugely popular actor, but I've always thought that he was awesome.

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« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2011, 08:57:41 PM »

One of my favorite "that guy" actors.  Bluesad
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2011, 03:24:11 AM »

He was also one my favorite "that guy" actors. He was great in Dragonheart, Rat, and Crimetime. R.I.P Mr. Postlethwaite. Bluesad
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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2011, 07:42:12 AM »

Don't forget his turn as District Attorney Hallibird in AMISTAD.  Great performance.
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« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2011, 01:55:30 PM »

A lesser known but amazing role, In the Name of the Father. He went absolutely toe-to-toe with Daniel Day Lewis on quality of performance.
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