Pete Postlethwaite

Highest Rated:
100% A Private Function (1985)
Lowest Rated:
10% Aeon Flux (2005)
Birthday:
Feb 16
Birthplace:
Warrington, Cheshire, England,
Bio:
An esteemed veteran of British theater and television, Pete Postlethwaite entered feature films in 1984, and thereafter gained international recognition as one of the best character actors of the 1990s, noted for his reliable and often powerful performances. On stage, he performed with such…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Liyarn Ngarn
  • Actor
-- 2013
66% Solomon Kane
  • William Crowthorn
-- 2012
55% Killing Bono
  • Karl
-- 2011
28% Clash of the Titans
  • Spyros
$163.2M 2010
86% Inception
  • Maurice Fischer
$292.6M 2010
94% The Town
  • Fergus "Fergie" Colm
$92.2M 2010
King Conqueror
  • Actor
-- 2009
73% The Age of Stupid
  • The Archivist
-- 2009
Criminal Justice
  • Hooch
-- 2008
Valley of the Heart's Delight
  • Albion Munson
-- 2008
31% Closing the Ring
  • Michael Quinlan
-- 2007
Alien3 (Special Edition)
  • Actor
-- 2007
Butterfly Collectors
  • Actor
-- 2007
Ghost Son
  • Actor
-- 2007
Red Mercury
  • Gold Commander
-- 2007
Valley of the Heart's Delight
  • Actor
-- 2006
27% The Omen
  • Father Brennan
$54.5M 2006
10% Aeon Flux
  • The Keeper
$25.9M 2005
46% Dark Water
  • Veeck
$25.4M 2005
84% The Constant Gardener
  • Lorbeer
$33.6M 2005
80% Strange Bedfellows
  • Russel McKenzie
-- 2004
Gone Dark
  • Actor
-- 2004
Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion
  • Charles Burchell
-- 2003
The Limit (Gone Dark)
  • Actor
-- 2003
75% Gangs of New York
  • Actor
$77.6M 2002
25% Between Strangers
  • John
-- 2002
Triggermen
  • Actor
-- 2002
55% The Shipping News
  • Tert Card
$11.4M 2001
Cowboy Up
  • Actor
-- 2001
20% When the Sky Falls
  • Martin Shaughnessy
-- 2000
Rat
  • Hubert
-- 2000
Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey
  • Actor
-- 2000
Dragonheart - A New Beginning
  • Actor
-- 2000
40% Animal Farm
  • Benjamin
-- 1999
60% Among Giants
  • Ray
-- 1999
Lost for Words
  • Deric
-- 1999
The Divine Ryans
  • Uncle Reg
-- 1999
Butterfly Collectors
  • Actor
-- 1999
33% Alice in Wonderland
  • Actor
-- 1999
Bandyta (Brute)
  • Actor
-- 1998
The Serpent's Kiss
  • Thomas Smithers
  • Director
-- 1997
52% The Lost World - Jurassic Park
  • Roland Tembo
-- 1997
76% Amistad
  • Holabird
-- 1997
79% Brassed Off
  • Danny
-- 1997
Suite 16
  • Actor
-- 1996
93% James and the Giant Peach
  • Old Man
-- 1996
72% Romeo + Juliet
  • Father Laurence
-- 1996
When Saturday Comes
  • Ken Jackson
-- 1996
50% Dragonheart
  • Gilbert
-- 1996
Crimetime
  • Sidney
-- 1996
Dragonheart: 2 Legendary Tales
  • Actor
-- 1996
88% The Usual Suspects
  • Kobayashi
-- 1995
Martin Chuzzlewit
  • Actor
-- 1994
Sharpe's Enemy
  • Actor
-- 1994
Martin Chuzzlewitt
  • Actor
-- 1994
Suite 16
  • Glover
-- 1994
Sharpe's Company
  • Actor
-- 1994
Anchoress
  • William Carpenter
-- 1993
94% In the Name of the Father
  • Guiseppe Conlon
-- 1993
Split Second
  • Paulsen
-- 1992
43% Alien3
  • David
-- 1992
94% The Last of the Mohicans
  • Captain Beams
-- 1992
58% Waterland
  • Henry Crick
-- 1992
The Grass Arena
  • Actor
-- 1991
Treasure Island (Devil's Treasure)
  • George Merry
-- 1990
76% Hamlet
  • Player King
  • Director
-- 1990
Dressmaker
  • Jack
-- 1989
80% To Kill a Priest
  • Joseph
-- 1988
79% Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • Father
-- 1988
100% A Private Function
  • Nuttol
-- 1985


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Masterpiece
  • Deric
1999

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Quotes from Pete Postlethwaite's Characters

    1. Guiseppe Conlon: I want you to have some respect.
    2. Gerald Conlon: Respect for who?
    3. Guiseppe Conlon: Respect for yourself.
    From In the Name of the Father. Submitted by Frances H (8 months ago)
    1. The Keeper: Welcome back.
    From Aeon Flux. Submitted by Alex P (8 months ago)
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