Pete Postlethwaite leaves just 185,000 in his will despite box office hits

Pete Postlethwaite leaves just 185,000 in his will despite box office hits

9:25 AM on 22nd June 2011

Legacy: Pete Postlethwaite

Legacy: Pete Postlethwaite”s will has revealed that the he left his wife, pictured with the actor and his children in 2004, 185,000

Last role: Even up to his death Postlethwaite continued to act with his final on-screen role being in Nick Hamms Killing Bono

Last role: Even up to his death Postlethwaite continued to act with his final on-screen role being in Nick Hamms Killing Bono

Box office: Postlethwaite had major parts in a number of hits including British film Brassed Off as we all as big-money Hollywood films

Box office: Postlethwaite had major parts in a number of hits including British film Brassed Off as we all as big-money Hollywood films

Steven Spielberg said Postlethwaite was the best actor in the world Actor Daniel Day-Lewis said he it his great good fortune to serve an apprenticeship under Postlethwaite

Tributes: Steven Spielberg said Postlethwaite was “the best actor in the world” while Daniel Day-Lewis said it was his “great good-fortune to serve an apprenticeship under him”