Bob Hoskins, whose career has spanned four decades and earned the actor several accolades, has announced that he will retire following a Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis.
In a statement released Wednesday, the 69-year-old actor’s agent announced that the British-born star would withdraw after a “wonderful career” to spend time with his family.”
“He wishes to thank all the great and brilliant people he has worked with over the years and all of his fans who have supported him during a wonderful career,” the statement read.
“Bob is now looking forward to his retirement with his family, and would greatly appreciate that his privacy be respected at this time.”
Hoskins began acting in the 1960s and later gained fame in roles like “The Long Good Friday,” “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” “Hook,” “Mona Lisa” and, most recently, “Snow White and the Huntsman.”