Wednesday, April 30, 2014
RIP: British Actor Bob Hoskins Dead At 71
The New York Post reports on the death of the great British actor Bob Hoskins, who starred in the great crime film The Long Good Friday.
LONDON — British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from “Mona Lisa” to "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died at 71.
A family statement released Wednesday by agent Clair Dobbs said Hoskins died in a hospital after a bout with pneumonia.
A versatile character actor capable of menace, quiet poignancy and Cockney charm, London-raised Hoskins appeared in some of the most acclaimed British films of the past few decades, including gangster classic “The Long Good Friday.”
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