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Bob Hoskins has Parkinson’s disease, will retire

Published 08/09/2012, Los Angeles Times

First Peter O’Toole announced he was retiring from acting and now another lauded British thespian, Bob Hoskins, is leaving the business. In a statement released by his agent Wednesday, the reason given for the retirement is that Hoskins has Parkinson’s disease, the same neurological disorder Michael J. Fox has been suffering from for several years.

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