Pete Postlethwaite (1946-2011) Actor in the Sharpe Series, In the Name of the Father, Inception

Pete Postlethwaite died of cancer on Sunday 2 January in a hospital in Shropshire, UK.

I have no clue why the news of Postlethwaite’s death saddens me so much but it does. Many actors or celebrities die regularly and I couldn’t care less.

I am still watching the Sharpe series and Postlethwaite has a particularly nasty role in it but still, there is something about this guy. An odd-looking fellow, a gear actor and now sadly passed at age 64.

Apparently Spielberg once called him the best actor of the world. I might not go as far as that but he was very special.

Hope he’s fine wherever he is now.