Actor Bob Hoskins has announced today that he will be retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
A statement from the actor's agent reads:
"Bob Hoskins wishes to announce that he will be retiring from acting, following his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease last autumn. He wishes to thank all the great and brilliant people he has worked with over the years, and all of his fans who have supported him during a wonderful career. Bob is now looking forward to his retirement with his family, and would greatly appreciate that his privacy be respected at this time."
The 69-year-old has starred in such films as Who Framed Roger Rabitt, Hook, The Long Good Friday and Mona Lisa. He most recently appeared in 2012's Snow White and the Huntsman.
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