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R.I.P. Actor Bob Hoskins Has Died (1942 – 2014)

Bob HoskinsA rough year for celebrity deaths continues as we say good-bye to Bob Hoskins.  The Oscar-nominated actor had retired in 2012 after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and passed from complications from pneumonia yesterday evening.  A consummate career actor, Hoskins is probably best known for playing detective Eddie Valiant in 1988’s Who Framed Roger Rabbit?    He was nominated for an Oscar in 1986 for Mona Lisa.  His last screen role was in 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman.  He always seemed to me to be a blue-collar guy in a white-collar industry, and he always brought something special to any movie he was in.  Hoskins was 71.  You can read CNN’s full obituary below. Continue reading R.I.P. Actor Bob Hoskins Has Died (1942 – 2014)