Gone Too Soon: Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead At Age 46

Shocking news for the industry and all admirers of the incredibly talented actor and director Philip Seymour Hoffman. He has died at the age of 46.

According to reports, the Academy Award winner was found in his Manhattan apartment at 35 Bethune St. in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan Sunday morning. The cause is an apparent drug overdose as the actor’s personal assistant found Hoffman in the bathroom with a hypodermic needle still in his arm.

The New York Police Department is investigating.

Hoffman’s memorable roles in film are endless. His career started in 1991 when he gained recognition for projects such as “Scent of a Woman,” “Twister,” “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” and the list goes on and on. From “Almost Famous” to “Cold Mountain,” Hoffman’s performances were vivacious, dark, courageous and 100% committed. He was no doubt, one of the best actors today.

In 2005, he won multiple acting awards including an Oscar for playing the title role in “Capote.” He received another three Academy Award nominations for his supporting work in “Charlie Wilson’s War “(2007), “Doubt” (2008) and “The Master” (2012). 

We will continue to update. Hoffman is survived by his wife and three children.

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