Bob Hoskins Passes Away at 71

Posted Wednesday April 30, 2014 9:15 AM GMT

He had a long and successful career in Hollywood, and sadly Bob Hoskins died on Tuesday (April 29).

The 71-year-old British actor reportedly passed away as a result of pneumonia and was being treated in a hospital at the time of his demise.

Hoskins’ wife Linda told press, “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob,” joined by their children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack.

Bob was best known for his roles in films like “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” “The Long Good Friday,” and “Mona Lisa.” He announced his retirement from acting in 2012 as a result of Parkinson’s disease.

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