Pete Postlethwaite Dead At 64
January 3rd, 2011 8:20am EST
British actor Pete Postlethwaite has died at the age of 64.
The Oscar-nominated actor passed away peacefully in his sleep at a hospital in Shropshire, England on Sunday following a lengthy illness, a friend tells Sky News.
He had previously battled testicular cancer in the 1990s.
He is survived by his wife Jackie and two children; William and Lily.