The much loved actor Bob Hoskins is to retire after a 40 year career, it was announced today. The decision follows his diagnosis with Parkinson's disease last Autumn.
"He wishes to thank all the great and brilliant people he has worked with over the years, and all of his fans who have supported him during a wonderful career," said a statement released by his agent today. "Bob is now looking forward to his retirement with his family."
Hoskins, 69, is a Golden Globe winner who has won widespread acclaim for his work. As well as starring in family comedies like Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, he is known for thrillers like Mona Lisa and The Long Good Friday and challenging indie projects like Felicia's Journey. He recently appeared in Snow White And The Huntsman. »
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