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

So sad — Bob Hoskins passed away on April 29 at the age of 71.

Scottish Line Of Duty actor Martin Compston, who acted with Hoskins in the post-apocalyse film Doomsday, tweeted: "Long Good Friday to Roger Rabbit Bob Hoskins a true legend had wee part in a film with him years ago and he was an absolute gentleman 

(CNN) — Bob Hoskins, the pugnacious British actor known for playing gangsters, tough guys and working-class gentlemen in such films as "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," "The Long Good Friday" and "Mermaids," has died, publicist Clair Dobbs said Wednesday 

FILE – A Monday Oct. 30 2006 photo from files showing ast member British actor Bob Hoskins giving a television interview as he arrives at a gala screening for the film 'Hollywoodland' as part of the London Film Festival at a West End cinema in

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.