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    Born on October 26, 1942 in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England

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Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

Bob Hoskins as "Vivian Van Damm"

With some money in her pocket after the death of her husband, Mrs. Laura Henderson (Judi Dench) buys a theater and hires the irascible theater manager Vivian Van Damm (Bob Hoskins) to run the business, despite bad blood between the two. Henderson has a hit on her hands when she decides to add beautiful nude women to the stage shows at her Windmill Theatre. Though they are touched by tragedy, Henderson and her company bravely keep the theater active during the 1940-'41 Blitz of London.

Golden Globe (2005) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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Bob Hoskins Dead at Age 71

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Apr 30th 2014, 5:34AM

Apr 30th 2014, 5:34AM

Bob Hoskins Retirement: Actor Calls It Quits After Parkinson's Diagnosis

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Aug 8th 2012, 9:45AM

Aug 8th 2012, 9:45AM

Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins Join 'Snow White' Dwarfs

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jun 22nd 2011, 7:00AM

Jun 22nd 2011, 7:00AM

The Top 10 Movie Swashbucklers

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on May 20th 2011, 5:00AM

May 20th 2011, 5:00AM

Bob Hoskins to Fight Aliens With Willem Dafoe?

Posted by
Peter Martin on Sep 2nd 2010, 11:32AM

Sep 2nd 2010, 11:32AM

Cinematical Late Night: Pirates 4 3D, Mandrill, Resident Evil: Afterlife Literal Trailer

Posted by
Peter Hall on May 17th 2010, 8:15PM

May 17th 2010, 8:15PM

Image Acquires Rights to George Harrison's Handmade Library Titles

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Mar 17th 2010, 11:15AM

Mar 17th 2010, 11:15AM

Do You Enjoy 'Camera-Aware' Performances?

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Mar 1st 2010, 7:02AM

Mar 1st 2010, 7:02AM

Stars in Rewind: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 23rd 2008, 11:32AM

Mar 23rd 2008, 11:32AM

Review: Doomsday

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Mar 15th 2008, 5:32AM

Mar 15th 2008, 5:32AM

Cinematical Seven: Most Memorable Screenwriter Characters

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Nov 9th 2007, 3:02PM

Nov 9th 2007, 3:02PM

Bob Hoskins Talks Method Acting, Retirement, Says Making 'Super Mario Bros.' Was a "F**king Nightmare"

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Aug 3rd 2007, 7:31AM

Aug 3rd 2007, 7:31AM

Jim Carrey and Robert Zemeckis Making 'A Christmas Carol,' Source Says

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Jul 5th 2007, 6:01AM

Jul 5th 2007, 6:01AM

Paul 'The Bad One' Anderson Will Remake 'Long Good Friday'

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on May 16th 2007, 2:31PM

May 16th 2007, 2:31PM

Review: Paris Je T'Aime

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on May 6th 2007, 5:31AM

May 6th 2007, 5:31AM

Malcolm McDowell Joins 'Doomsday'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Apr 28th 2007, 3:34PM

Apr 28th 2007, 3:34PM

Bob Hoskins Joins New It-Girl Rhona Mitra in Doomsday

Posted by
chris ullrich on Jan 29th 2007, 1:33PM

Jan 29th 2007, 1:33PM

Sean Bean Is An Outlaw

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Jan 10th 2007, 3:00AM

Jan 10th 2007, 3:00AM

Bob Hoskins Would Love to be The Penguin

Posted by
Mark Beall on Sep 10th 2006, 12:06PM

Sep 10th 2006, 12:06PM

The Other Superman Movie

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jul 6th 2006, 9:01AM

Jul 6th 2006, 9:01AM

New On DVD - Hostel, Duane Hopwood, Mrs. Henderson Presents

Posted by
Robert Newton on Apr 19th 2006, 9:07AM

Apr 19th 2006, 9:07AM

No More X-Men and No Bob Hoskins

Posted by
Mark Beall on Feb 16th 2006, 4:32PM

Feb 16th 2006, 4:32PM

Rumors From Around the Batcave

Posted by
Mark Beall on Feb 10th 2006, 4:36PM

Feb 10th 2006, 4:36PM

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