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RIP Bob Hoskins

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    He had been suffering from Parkinson's for some time. Dead at 71:

  2. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Toontown will never be the same
  3. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    Also the object of Cher's affection in "Mermaids."
  4. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Are we sure a Toon didn't do it?
  5. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    For some reason, I often confused Mr. Hoskins with Ben Kingsley. Thought he contributed fine performances in supporting roles for "Nixon" and "Hollywoodland." RIP.
  6. SpeedTchr

    SpeedTchr Well-Known Member

    He was superb in Mona Lisa
  7. joe

    joe Active Member

    "Where you been the last five years?"

  8. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    Can't believe his obits all lead with "Roger Rabbit" and not "The Long Good Friday."
  9. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Does Roger have an alibi? Or Jessica, for that matter?
  10. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Roger hasn't been heard from in years, but Jessica has moved on to a critically acclaimed cable TV drama:

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  11. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Why can't you? Like it or not, that's his best-known movie role in the US (plus it was an entertaining box-office success). "The Long Good Friday" may be an incredible film, and his best performance, but it would draw blanks from a lot of readers.
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