Actor Bob Hoskins Dies Aged 71

Actor Bob Hoskins has died of pneumonia, aged 71.

He was best known for roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and In The Long Good Friday.

He died in hospital on Tuesday with his family by his side.

He retired from acting in 2012 after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

In a statement his family said: "We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob.

"Bob died peacefully at hospital last night surrounded by family, following a bout of pneumonia.

"We ask that you respect our privacy during this time and thank you for your messages of love and support."


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