After minor television appearances including in The Professionals, Postlethwaite's first success came with the film Distant Voices, Still Lives in 1988.
In television, Postlethwaite's most notable performance was as the villain Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill in the Sharpe television series and television films opposite actor Sean Bean's character of Richard Sharpe.
He was brought up in a working class Roman Catholic family.
is an English film, television and stage actor, who has had a distinguished career on stage and screen
is an American actor who has had success on stage, film and television
is an American stage, film, and television actor
is an American television and film actor
Is an English stage artist and screen actor.
is a British actor of film and television
Is an American film, theatre and television actress who was born on 5 February 1964.
Is an American born actor who has been nominated for multiple acting awards for both stage and screen appearances.
Is an American actor who has acted in several television serials and also in films.