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Actor Bob Hoskins Has Passed Away

 
Posted April 30th, 2014 @ 8:53am

TMZ REPORTS: "Bob Hoskins -- perhaps best known for his role opposite a bunch of cartoons in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" -- died on Wednesday. He was 71.

His agent told the BBC he passed away following a bout with pneumonia. Hoskins retired from acting in 2012 after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Hoskins' breakout role was in "The Long Good Friday" and was nominated for an Oscar for "Mona Lisa." He also appeared in "Mermaids," "Hook," "Nixon" and many other films. His final role in "Snow White and the Huntsman."

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/30/bob-hoskins-dead/#ixzz30NEHuq2G

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