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Robert William "Bob" Hoskins (26 October 1942 – 29 April 2014) was an English actor known for playing Cockneys and gangsters. His best known works include lead roles in The Long Good Friday (1980), Mona Lisa (1986), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Mermaids (1990), Super Mario...Wikipedia

Age: 71 (age at death)
Born: 26th October, 1942, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, UK
Died: 29th April, 2014, England, UK
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Nationality: English
Claim to Fame: Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Super Mario Brothers

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Rest in Peace: Bob Hoskins died on 29th April, 2014, aged 71.

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[on Neil Jordan] I think Neil is a magician. And I believe in magic.

 

[speaking in 1988] "My life has taken off - my life, my career - everything. I can honestly say I`ve never been happier. I`m walking around thinking any minute now, 25 tons of horse-shit is going to fall on my head."

 

He was Brian De Palma's second choice for the role of "Al Capone" in 1986's _Untouchables, The (1986)_ if 'Robert DeNiro' was not available. Hoskins was reportedly given a six-figure paycheck by De Palma for "being a great standby".

 

Spent several seasons with the Royal National Theatre and the Old Vic Theatre in London, where his credits included everything from a range of Shakespeare to Chechov to Shaw.

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In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

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smashave - RIP To the great actor :( (9 months ago)
Vicky - R.I.P to a fine actor, you will be sadly missed. (9 months ago)
Mouse - It is so sad that he retired from acting. (1 year ago)
dumbandblond - Love Bob !!! Great comedian and wonderful drama actor. (5 years ago)

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