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Actor Bob Hoskins Retires After Being With Diagnosed Parkinson's Disease

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Aug. 8 2012, Published 5:18 a.m. ET

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69-year-old British actor Bob Hoskins announced through his agent on Wednesday he's retiring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.

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Bob said, he's had a "wonderful career," and thanked his fans for their support.

There's no word on the his condition, but the statement said he found out he had the disorder last fall.

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The actor is best known for roles in The Long Good Friday and Mona Lisa as well as the mega hit Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

You can currently see him as a dwarf in Snow White and Huntsman which stars Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron.

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