Actor Bob Hoskins, known for 'Roger Rabbit,' dies at 71


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

His wife Linda and children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack said: '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. 'We ask that you respect our privacy during

His wife Linda and children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack said: '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. 'We ask that you respect our privacy during

Bob Hoskins, the actor best known for his roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Long Good Friday, and Mona Lisa, died on Tuesday after suffering from pneumonia. He was 71.

Known for his roles in films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Brazil and the infamous Super Mario Bros movie, beloved British actor Bob Hoskins passed away yesterday at the age of 71. A familiar face on the big andĀ