Bob Hoskins

Hoskins in May 2006 Robert William Hoskins (26 October 1942 – 29 April 2014) was an English actor and film director. Known for his intense but sensitive portrayals of "tough guy" characters, he began his career on stage before making his screen breakthrough playing Arthur Parker on the 1978 BBC Television serial ''Pennies from Heaven''. He subsequently played acclaimed lead roles in the films ''The Long Good Friday'' (1980), ''Mona Lisa'' (1986), ''Who Framed Roger Rabbit'' (1988), and ''Mermaids'' (1990).

Hoskins had supporting roles in ''Pink Floyd The Wall'' (1982), ''The Honorary Consul'' (1983), ''The Cotton Club'' (1984), ''Brazil'' (1985), ''Hook'' (1991), ''Nixon'' (1995), ''Enemy at the Gates'' (2001), ''Maid in Manhattan'' (2002), ''Mrs Henderson Presents'' (2005), ''A Christmas Carol'' (2009), ''Made in Dagenham'' (2010), and ''Snow White and the Huntsman'' (2012). He portrayed Mario in the 1993 film ''Super Mario Bros.'', based on the video game of the same name, and voiced Boris Goosinov in the animated film ''Balto'' (1995). Hoskins also directed two feature films: ''The Raggedy Rawney'' (1988) and ''Rainbow'' (1996).

He received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role in ''Mona Lisa''. Hoskins won a Canadian Genie Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for ''Felicia's Journey''. In 2009, he won an International Emmy Award for Best Actor for his appearance on the BBC One drama ''The Street''. Hoskins retired from acting in 2012 owing to Parkinson's disease after being diagnosed the previous year. He died in April 2014 from pneumonia. Provided by Wikipedia
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    Mona Lisa.

    Published 1986
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    Othello by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

    Published 1981
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    Othello by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

    Published 2001
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    The long Good Friday /

    Published 1980
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    Othello

    Published 1982
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    The long Good Friday

    Published 1997
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    Hollywoodland

    Published 2007
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    Othello /

    Published 1981
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    Nixon

    Published 2000
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    Who Framed Roger Rabbit /

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    Hook /

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    Brazil /

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    The changeling

    Published 1997
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    Who framed Roger Rabbit

    Published 2013
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    Brazil

    Published 1999
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    Brazil

    Published 2006
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    The Beggar's opera

    Published 1991
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    Tales from the crypt.

    Published 2007
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    Paris, je t'aime / by Carné, Tristan

    Published 2007
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    Paris, je t'aime by Carné, Tristan

    Published 2008
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