Friday, August 17, 2012

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Our favorite detective is packing up his toon pistol. Actor Bob Hoskins, who played Eddie Valiant in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. According to Entertainment Weekly and several other media outlets, he “is now looking forward to his retirement with his family, and would greatly appreciate that his privacy be respected at this time,”. "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,” read the statement.

There are several website bringing well deserved recognition to Bob Hoskins and his many film achievements over the years. He starred in a varying degree of films such as Hook, Mermaids, The Inner Circle, Hollywoodland and Pennies from Heaven. He engrossed himself into the role of Eddie Valiant, making us fully believe toons and humans really can exist in the same world together. would like to send out the best of wishes and warmest of gratitude to Mister Bob Hoskins.