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Screen Acting: Bob Hoskins in the final scene of THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY (2’12”)

And he was, of course, a dancer. From Shane Meadows’ 24/7:

One Response to “Screen Acting: Bob Hoskins in the final scene of THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY (2’12”)”

  1. The Pope says:

    Interesting that Hoskins was a Royal Shakespeare Company trained actor and from the third clip you could hear his RSC voice/accent. So it is a nice irony that Hoskins reached maturity and success when he resorted back to his true vernacular and accent.
    Many great performances, by all accounts an all-round nice chap and while we mourn his passing may we be grateful for the moments he gave us.

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