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British actor Bob Hoskins has announced his retirement after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

In a statement, the 69-year-old star of such films as “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” and “Hook,” thanked his fans, telling them that he had had a “wonderful career.”

Hoskins revealed that he was diagnosed with the condition last fall. His most recent screen role was as the blind dwarf Muir, who recognizes that Kristen Stewart is the one… Continue reading Bob Hoskins Retirement: Actor Calls It Quits After Parkinson's Diagnosis

Veteran actor Bob Hoskins hides his awards in a cupboard – because they mean very little to him. However, the Long Good Friday star has bagged various honours, including Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival in 1986. “I”ve got loads of awards, and they”re all tucked away in a cupboard. Nah, they”re not important,” […] Continue reading Bob Hoskins insists he’d refuse to accept knighthood if it was offered