“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” Star Bob Hoskins passes away at age 71

Bob Hoskins

We are sad to report that “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” star Bob Hoskins has passed away, his publicist confirmed today. Mr. Hoskins died from pneumonia, he was 71.

A statement issued on behalf of his wife Linda and his children said: “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob. Bob died peacefully at the 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.”

Bob Hoskins announced his retirement from acting in 2012, saying at the time that he was suffering from Parkinson’s disease, an incurable muscular disorder.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit was just one of many films that Bob Hoskins starred in. He had a long career, one of his most recent movie roles was as one of the eight dwarves in the fairytale “Snow White and the Huntsman,” alongside Chris Hemsworth and Kristen Stewart.

Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Bob Hoskins. He will be missed.

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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