Pete Postlethwaite

The actor was nominated for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST000005" title="Academy Awards" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/academy-awards-EVHST000005.topic">an Oscar</a> for "In the Name of the Father." <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003751" title="Steven Spielberg" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/steven-spielberg-PECLB003751.topic">Steven Spielberg,</a> who directed Postlethwaite in "The Lost World: <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV00000114" title="Jurassic Park (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/jurassic-park-%28movie%29-ENMV00000114.topic">Jurassic Park</a>" and "<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="hph85" title="The Amistad" href="/topic/arts-culture/history/the-amistad-hph85.topic">Amistad</a>," once called him "probably the best actor in the world." <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-pete-postlethwaite-20110104,0,7642566.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-2010notables-film-tv-gallery,0,7212804.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable film and television deaths of 2010</span></a>

( Los Angeles Times )

The actor was nominated for an Oscar for "In the Name of the Father." Steven Spielberg, who directed Postlethwaite in "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Amistad," once called him "probably the best actor in the world." Full obituary

Notable film and television deaths of 2010

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