Bob Hoskins has died aged 71.
His agent Lindy King has confirmed the much loved British actor was suffering from pneumonia,
It brings the curtain down on an incredibly memorable and varied career, which saw him play nutty gangsters ('The Long Good Friday'), intergalactic plumbers ('Super Mario Bros.') and a bloke who thinks "it's good to talk" (the 1990s BT ads).
[Bob Hoskins has died aged 71]
The acting vet, born in Suffolk in 1942, built up a reputation as one of the most honest, foul-mouthed and entertaining film stars out there - often giving hilarious insight into his experience of the movie making process.
Here's a whistle-stop tour through Bob Hoskins' career, with quotes from the man himself...
On the nudity in 'Pennies From Heaven'
"Piers Haggard, the director, asked me to take me clothes off - I come home, take me clothes off, put me pyjamas on and go to bed. But he says, 'I want full frontal.' Well, Bill Cotton [then controller of BBC1] went f**kin' bananas. 'We can't haveRead More »from Bob Hoskins: His Funniest Foul-Mouthed Quotes