Postlethwaite, Peter William [Pete]
- Tim O'Sullivan
Postlethwaite, Peter William [Pete] (1946–2011), actor, was born on 16 February 1946 at 101 Norris Street, Warrington, Lancashire, the younger son and youngest of the four children of William Postlethwaite (1913–1988) and his wife, Mary Geraldine, née Lawless (1913–2000). He grew up in a happy and secure working-class, Roman Catholic home, where his father, following army service, worked in a variety of jobs, as a cooper, a wood machinist, and later a school caretaker. As a schoolboy he attended a boarding seminary in ...