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

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”