Bob Hoskins died aged 71

Who Framed Roger Rabbit star Bob Hoskins has died of pneumonia aged 71.

The stars agent confirmed today that Bob passed away on Tuesday surrounded by his family.

‘We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob. Bob died peacefully at hospital last night surrounded by family, following a bout of pneumonia,’ his wife Linda said in a statement released today.

Over his many years as an actor Bob starred in several blockbusters including A Christmas Carol, The Long Good Friday and Hook.