Played Syd in "Breezeblock Park" by Willy Russell
- Everyman Theatre, Liverpool (1975)/ Whitehall Theatre, London (1977).
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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 outside theaters because they couldn't afford the electricity. But I would never contemplate changing it. It's who I am. It's my mother and father, my ...
One of his biggest fans was Daniel Day-Lewis
, who use to watch Postlethwaite perform on stage frequently during his impressionable years as a youngster. It was Day-Lewis who recommended him for the father role in In the Name of the Father
Distinctive gruff voice