BOB HOSKINS d2014. English actor. His best known work included lead roles in ; Pennies From Heaven (1978) / The Long Good Friday (1980) / Mona Lisa (1986) / Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) / Mermaids (1990) and Super Mario Bros (1993). He received huge acclaim and received an Academy Award nomination for his role as "George" in Mona Lisa, winning a BAFTA and Golden Globe for best actor. In 2009, he won an Emmy for his appearance on the BBC One drama The Street. In 2012, he was forced to retire from acting due to his battle with Parkinson's disease. He died from pneumonia aged 71 on 29th April 2014.
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