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Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'
Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'

When British actor Pete Postlethwaite was studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1970s, the head of the school predicted he would fare well as an actor but couldn't resist telling him that he had a face like a "stone archway." "It's all in the cheekbones, this career of mine," Postlethwaite told the Independent of London in 1998. "They are quite whopping, aren't they? Who was it that said, 'He looks like he's got a clavicle stuck in his mouth?' " Postlethwaite, who was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role as Daniel Day-Lewis' father in the 1993 drama "In the Name of the Father," died of...

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