English actor Bob Hoskins dies at 71

Bob Hoskins, known for his British mobster roles died on April 29 (Thurs) due to Pneumonia. He was 71.

Bob Hoskins

Hoskins retired from acting in 2012. He declared he was suffering from Parkinson's disease.

Born as William Hoskins, Jr., Robert was known for his acting roles in the films:

The Long Good Friday (1980)
Mona Lisa (1986)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Mermaids (1990)
Hook (1991)
Nixon (1995)
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Neverland (2011) and;
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

A statement regarding the actor's death was released on behalf of his family:
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.
Rest in peace Bob Hoskins.

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