Actor | Producer
He is the only actor in Romeo + Juliet (1996) who speaks in iambic pentameter, the rhythm of speech William Shakespeare's plays are written in.
My first agent wanted me to change [my name]. So I changed him instead. When I made a breakthrough as an actor, people started to say, 'Who's that bloke with the funny name?' They advised me to change it, saying it would never be put up in lights ...
Distinctive gruff voice
Peter William Postlethwaite
Warrington, Lancashire, England, UK
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK
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