The Resource A spectacle of dust : the autobiography, Pete Postlethwaite

A spectacle of dust : the autobiography, Pete Postlethwaite

Label
A spectacle of dust : the autobiography
Title
A spectacle of dust
Title remainder
the autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Pete Postlethwaite
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After training as a teacher, Pete Postlethwaite started his acting career at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre where his colleagues included Bill Nighy, Jonathan Pryce, Antony Sher and Julie Walters. He then received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Name of the Father in 1993. His performance as the mysterious lawyer "Kobayashi" in The Usual Suspects is well-known, and he appeared in many successful films including Alien 3, Brassed Off, The Shipping News, The Constant Gardener, as Friar Lawrence in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet, and in Inception with Leonardo diCaprio. Pete Postlethwaite was one of the best-loved and widely admired performers on stage, TV and in cinema. Steven Spielberg called him 'the best actor in the world', about which Postlethwaite said: 'I'm sure what Spielberg actually said was, "the thing about Pete is that he thinks he's the best actor in the world."' This is the story of a diverse and multi-talented actor's eventful life, told in his own candid and vibrant words
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Postlethwaite, Pete
Dewey number
792.028092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Postlethwaite, Pete
  • Actors
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
A spectacle of dust : the autobiography, Pete Postlethwaite
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
296 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781445886466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
  • ocn720548245
  • 5395669
Label
A spectacle of dust : the autobiography, Pete Postlethwaite
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
296 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781445886466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
  • ocn720548245
  • 5395669

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