Famous as :Actor
Birth Name :Robert William Hoskins Jr.
Birth Date :October 26, 1942
Birth Place :Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Spouse :Jane Livesey (1967 - 1978), Linda Banwell (teacher, 1982 - 29-Apr-14, his death)
Claim to fame :As Eddie Valiant in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988)
Bob Hoskins, known for playing Cockneys and gangsters, has passed away at the age of 71. His family has released a statement confirming that the British actor "died peacefully at hospital last night [Tuesday, April 29] surrounded by family, following a bout of pneumonia."...
Bob Hoskins and Simon Cowell were among the big winners at the International Emmy Awards in New York on Monday night, November 22. British actor Hoskins picked up the Best Male Actor trophy for his turn in "The Street", while the U.K. series won the Best Drama award at the ceremony celebrating the best in non-American TV programming....
Actors Helena Bonham Carter and Bob Hoskins will be flying the flag for the U.K. at the International Emmy Awards after helping Britain land a total of nine nominations. The "Alice in Wonderland" star has been hailed in the best actress category for her TV portrayal of iconic children's writer Enid Blyton in "Enid", while Hoskins is up for best actor for his role in BBC drama "The Street"....