Breaking news – Actor Bob Hoskins dies aged 71

Film and TV Actor Bob Hoskins has died of pneumonia at the age of 71, his agent has said.

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The British star had been battling Parkinson's disease and announced his retirement from acting in 2012.

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The star was nominated for a best actor Oscar in 1987 for crime drama Mona Lisa opposite Sir Michael Caine and Robbie Coltrane.

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He was best known for roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Hook and Pennies from Heaven.

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He leaves 4 children and wife Linda Banwell.

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