About Bob Hoskins
It has been reported that the overall amount of Bob Hoskins net worth reaches as much as 12 million dollars, as of right now. He was an English actor, who was born in 1942 and passed away in 2014. He played leading parts in quite a lot of films, such as “The Long Good Friday”, “Mermaids”, “Mona Lisa”, “Super Mario Bros.” and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”. Also, Bob Hoskins has played supporting roles in some other productions, including “Brazil”, “Snow White and the Huntsman”, “Hook”, “Made in Dagenham”, “Nixon”, “A Christmas Carol”, “Mrs. Henderson Presents” and “Enemy at the Gates”. All of these appearances have also added up a lot of revenues to the overall estimate of Bob Hoskins net worth. In addition to his work as an actor, Bob Hoskins was credited as a director of two feature films.
His career in the cinema industry has been awarded and recognized. Bob Hoskins received the best actor award at the Cannes Film Festival. Moreover, for his appearance in “Mona Lisa”, he received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
For his part in the same film, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Bob Hoskins appeared in the BBC One production called “The Street”, for which he got an International Emmy Award for Best Actor.
In 2012, Bob Hoskins announced that he was retiring from his acting career although it increased the total sum of Bob Hoskins net worth by a mile. The reason of his retirement was his health issues as he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Unfortunately, the actor passed away in 2014 because of pneumonia. At that time, Bob Hoskins was 71 years old.
He was born in 1942 in West Suffolk. His mother worked as a nursery school teacher and his father was a lorry driver and a bookkeeper. When he was 15 years old, Bob Hoskins quitted school and started working some odd jobs, such as being a lorry driver, window cleaner and porter.
In 1968, he started his acting career and at first, he appeared in some stage plays. One of his first plays was called “Romeo and Juliet”, in which he played the part of servant Peter. One year later, he was accepted to work with the Unity Theatre in London, England. In 1975, Bob Hoskins appeared on TV for the first time in the show called “On the Move”. Since that time, he appeared in more and more TV series and shows, which all increased the total amount of Bob Hoskins net worth.
In 1978, Bob Hoskins got his breakthrough, which was in the BBC production called “Pennies from Heaven”. In it, he appeared as Arthur Parker. Bob Hoskins later was praised a lot for his appearances in such British productions as “Mona Lisa” and “The Long Good Friday”. His last films roles were in “Snow White and the Huntsman”, “Will”, “Outside Bet” and “Made in Dagenham”.