Hoskins agent confirmed the actor died from pneumonia at the age of 71.
The versatile actor’s career included films like Mermaids, Hook, Neverland, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
In 1987, Hoskins was nominated for an Oscar for best actor thanks to his role in Mona Lisa alongside Robbie Coltrane and Michael Caine.
In 2012 Hoskins was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, leading him to retire.
At the time Hoskins agent released a statement saying "Bob is now looking forward to his retirement with his family, and would greatly appreciate that his privacy be respected at this time.”