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Template:Infobox Robert William "Bob" Hoskins, Jr. (October 26, 1942 – April 29, 2014) was an English actor, director, singer, voice artist, and comedian, known for playing Cockneys and gangsters. He appeared in various films and television series, such as The Long Good Friday (1980), Mona Lisa (1986), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Mermaids (1990), Hook (1991), Super Mario Bros. (1993), Nixon (1995), A Christmas Carol (2009), Neverland (2011), and Snow White and the Huntsman (2012).

Hoskins was the recipient of the prestigious Prix d'interprétation masculine as well as winning the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role in Mona Lisa (he was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor) and an International Emmy Award for Best Actor for his appearance on BBC One drama The Street in 2009.

On April 29, 2014, Hoskins died of pneumonia in London, England at a hospital at age 71, 6 months before his 72nd birthday. He is survived by his wife Linda and their four children.

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