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RIP: Pete Postlethwaite 1946 – 2011

Pete Postlethwaite, a legendary theatre, TV and film UK actor died of cancer yesterday. He had roles in films such as “In the Name of the Father” with Daniel Day Lewis and “The Tempest” which are his two most well known roles. He was also in, “The Last of the Mohicans”, “Alien 3”, “The Usual Suspects”, “Aeon Flux”, and also had roles in the new films, “Clash of the Titans” remake, “Inception”, and “The Town”. “The Town” an action movie starring and directed by Ben Affleck was Pete’s final American film. Pete’s last film before his death, “Killing Bono”, will be released on April 1st later this year. Pete was just 64 years old.