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Actor Bob Hoskins Passes Away at 71

Actor Bob Hoskins Passes Away at 71

British actor Bob Hoskins has passed away at 71. He reportedly succumbed to pneumonia and complications from Parkinson's disease.

Best known for his lead role in Who Framed Roger Rabbit? as Detective Eddie Valiant, he is also fondly remembered for his performances as Captain Hook's right hand man Smee in Steven Spielberg's Hook and the iconic video game character Mario in Super Mario Bros. He also played an important role in the cult classic Terry Gilliam fantasy drama Brazil.

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Bob Hoskins Announces His Retirement from Acting

Bob Hoskins Announces His Retirement from Acting

Bob Hoskins began his career in the 1970s with a string of guest-starring and recurring TV roles, but his breakthrough came with his role as Harold Sand in 1980's The Long Good Friday. He went on to star in Terry Gilliam's Brazil and A Prayer for the Dying before reaching international acclaim by playing Eddie Valliant in 1988's Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination.

Other notable roles include Smee in Hook, Bart in Unleashed, and Eddie Manix in Hollywoodland. He most recently starred in Snow White and the Huntsman as Muir.

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‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ Chris Hemsworth and the Dwarfs Photo

Two new images have arrived for Rupert Sanders's upcoming fantasy adventure Snow White and the Huntsman, which offer a fresh look at Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen and Chris Hemsworth as The Huntsman surrounded by his band of Dwarfs (including Ian McShane, Bob Hoskins, Toby Jones, and Eddie Marsan). Check them out below.

Snow White and the Huntsman was released June 1st, 2012.

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‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ Gets Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins, and Toby Jones

Actors Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins, and Toby Jones have joined the cast of Snow White and the Huntsman as three dwarfs.

Last night, we reported that Ian McShane will play Caesar, the dwarf leader. Eddie Izzard will play Tiberius, the biggest dwarf of all, Bob Hoskins is portraying a blind dwarf named Constantine, and Toby Jones is set to play Claudius, a shy dwarf.

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