Bob Hoskins Parkinsons forces him to retire
Unfortunately, Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting. The reason? The British acting legend has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
In his statement, the 69-year-old actor claimed he was diagnosed last fall. He also hanked his fans for their support, saying he had a “wonderful career”. Actually, Hoskins’ career includes 80 movies. His performances in ‘The Long Good Friday’ and ‘Mona Lisa’ earned him a Cannes Award, a Golden Globe for Best Actor, several BAFTA Awards, and an Academy Award nomination.
Bob Hoskins is also famous for playing P.I. Eddie Valiant in ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ and Smee in ‘Hook’.
Hoskins has been married twice. The first time he was married to Jane Livesey from 1967 until 1978. The couple has two children. In 1982, he married his current wife Linda Banwell whith whom he has two children.