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Bob Hoskins

Bob Hoskins, Actor Known As ‘The Cockney Cagney,’ Dies At 71

By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as “the Cockney Cagney” and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He was 71. […]

May 1, 2014

British Actor Bob Hoskins Dies, Aged 71

McClatchy Tribune News Service LONDON — British actor Bob Hoskins, who starred in films such as “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” has died of pneumonia at age 71, his family said Wednesday. “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob,” his wife, Linda, and children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack said in a statement. […]

April 30, 2014