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Actor Bob Hoskins Dead at 71

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Bob Hoskins, your favorite gumshoe detective from Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, has passed away.

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Survived by his wife Linda and four children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack, the family collectively released a statement, according to USA Today, saying: “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob."

The actor was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2012, when he retired from acting, and died on Wednesday in a hospital after fighting pneumonia.

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In addition to Roger Rabbit, Hoskins conquered a diverse bevy of roles in numerous films including Pink Floyd The Wall, Mona Lisa, Hook and the British gangster classic, The Long Good Friday.

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