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Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee Bob Hoskins has retired from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

"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," his rep said in a statement to the BBC. "Bob is now looking forward to his retirement with his family, and would greatly appreciate that his privacy be respected at this time."

Hoskins, 69, was diagnosed in the fall.

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