Legendary actor Bob Hoskins has passed away at the age of 71. The actor known for his roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Super Mario Bros., Hook, Snow White and the Huntsman, and more, had retired from acting following his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease in 2012. Hoskins was suffering from pneumonia, which ultimately took his life, his rep had the following to say to the BBC: “Bob died peacefully at hospital last night surrounded by family, following a bout of pneumonia. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time and thank you for your messages of love and support.” Our thoughts here at DFAT go out to his family and friends.


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