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Actor Bob Hoskins dies aged 71

Actor Bob Hoskins has died following pneumonia at the age of 71, his agent Clair Dobbs said today.

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Danny DeVito pays tribute to Bob Hoskins

Hollywood star Danny DeVito has paid tribute to Bob Hoskins, who has died of pneumonia aged 71.

Hoskins was known to joke about his apparent physical similarity to DeVito and once said he would like the star to play him in a film of his life.

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