ActorPete Postlethwaite, most recently known for his role in
,has died at the age of 64 after battling cancer.
Theinstantly recognizable British actor was nominated for an Oscar in 1994 for hisrole in InThe Name of the Father . He will also be remembered for playingKobayashi as part of the ensemble cast of TheUsual Suspects .
Steven Spielberg oncereferred to Postlethwaite as "the best actor in the world."