Bob Hoskins ‘Roger Rabbit’ star dead at 71

Bob Hoskins dead at age 71
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“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” star dies

Bob Hoskins who is best known for his role in the hit film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” has died at the age of 71 after suffering complications of pneumonia.

Bob Hoskins’ death was confirmed by his agent who confirmed to the BBC that Hoskins died early Wednesday morning after suffer a bout with
pneumonia.

Hoskins’ had retired back in 2012 after the actor was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.

Bob Hoskins’ career roles also include his breakout role in “The Long Good Friday” and was nominated for an Oscar for “Mona Lisa.” He also appeared in “Mermaids,” “Hook,” “Nixon.”

His last role was as one of the seven dwarves in “Snow White and the Huntsman,” starring Kristen Stewart.

Family of Bob Hoskins devastated

“We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob,” said a statement from wife Linda and children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack.

He is survived by his wife and children.

Rest in peace, Bob Hoskins.

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