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Actor Bob Hoskins Has Died

by Joe Cassady

Bob Hoskins who was best-known for his roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Mermaids has died of pneumonia.

In August 2012, Hoskins was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and consequently decided to retire from acting after more than 40 years. Hoskins' final film role was in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012).

Hoskins was 71.

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