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LONDON - British actor Bob Hoskins, who rose to fame for his performance in the film ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ and dozens of others, has died after a bout of pneumonia at the age of 71, his publicist said on Wednesday.
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 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.” - Reuters