British actor, Pete Postlethwaite, who was once described by Steven Spielberg as “the best actor in the world,” has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 64.

Postlethwaite, who starred in many genre films including ‘Aeon Flux’, ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’,’Clash of the Titans’, ‘Inception’, ‘Alien 3’ and ‘Dragonheart’, was also nominated for an Oscar in 1994 for ‘In The Name of the Father’. He also starred in ‘The Usual Suspects’, ‘Amistad’, and ‘The Town’.