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Bob Hoskins, 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Star, Dead At 71

6/17/2014

By James Crugnale
TheWrap

English actor Bob Hoskins, best known for his starring role as Eddie Valiant in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit' died Tuesday of pneumonia, according to multiple media reports. He was 71.

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Hoskins was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in "Mona Lisa." The performance netted him the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama.

Hoskins retired from acting in 2012 after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

He was renowned for his work including "Hook," "Super Mario Brothers," "Brazil," and "Mermaids."

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