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Faces & names: Hoskins dies of pneumonia

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British actor Bob Hoskins, who starred in films such as “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” has died of pneumonia at the age of 71, his family said Wednesday.

The film star, who was Oscar-nominated for best actor for his portrayal of a petty criminal in the 1986 crime drama “Mona Lisa,” had retired two years ago after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

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