Bob Hoskins Dies From Pneumonia, Aged 71
His family have released a statement confirming the sad news...
Actor Bob Hoskins has died from pneumonia, aged 71.
In a statement obtained by Sky News, his wife Linda and children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack said: "We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob."Bob died peacefully in hospital last night, surrounded by family, following a bout of pneumonia.
"We ask that you respect our privacy during this time and thank you for your messages of love and support."
The star - who is best known for movies Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Mona Lisa - retired from acting in 2012, and suffered from Parkinson's disease in the later years of his life.