Bob Hoskins

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Bob Hoskins

Robert William Hoskins (26 October 1942 - 29 April 2014) was a British retired actor. He was born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and raised in Finsbury Park, London.

Hoskins' movies include: The Long Good Friday, Mona Lisa and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. He won a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for his role as George in Mona Lisa.

On 8 August 2012, Hoskins said he had retired, having being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in late 2011.[1] He died of pneumonia on the morning of 29 April 2014.[2]

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  1. Bob Hoskins to retire after Parkinson's diagnosis
  2. "Twitter / BBCBreaking: Actor Bob Hoskins has died". Twitter.com. https://twitter.com/BBCBreaking/status/461481615966101504. Retrieved 30 April 2014.

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