He was a great actor, playing everything from a Toon-hating private detective to Cockney hardmen in a career which lasted from 1972 until 2012. I just don't agree with his politics.
The Long Good Friday
is a British gangster film starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. It was completed in 1979 but, because of release delays, it is generally credited as a 1980 film. It was voted at number 21 in the British Film Institute's list of the top 100 British films of the 20th century, and provided Bob Hoskins with his breakthrough film role.
In this scene he shows a couple of Yanks a thing or two:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=FVVrZJaN1IU (external - login to view)
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