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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Name:
Philip Seymour Hoffman

Age:
46

Date of Birth:
Jul 23, 1967

Place of Birth:
Fairport, New York, United States

Occupation:
Actor, Producer, Director

Spouse:
Mimi O'Donnell (1999–2013)

Died:
Feb 2, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman - Summary Details

Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 . February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and producer of film and theater. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles . typically druggies, bullies, and misfits . Hoffman was a regular presence in films from the early 1990s until his death at age 46.

Drawn to theater as a teenager, Hoffman studied acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He began his screen career in a 1991 episode of Law & Order and started to appear in films in 1992. He gained recognition for his supporting work throughout the decade, notably in Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999). He began to occasionally play leading roles, and for his portrayal of the author Truman Capote in Capote (2005), won multiple accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actor. Hoffman's profile continued to grow, and he received three more Oscar nominations for his supporting work as a brutally frank CIA officer in Charlie Wilson's War (2007), a priest accused of pedophilia in Doubt (2008), and the charismatic leader of a Scientology-type movement in The Master (2012).

While he mainly worked in independent films, including The Savages (2007) and Synecdoche, New York (2008), Hoffman also appeared in Hollywood blockbusters, such as Twister (1996) and Mission: Impossible III (2006), and, in one of his final roles, as Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games series (2013.15). The feature Jack Goes Boating (2010) marked his debut as a filmmaker. Hoffman was also an accomplished theater actor and director. He joined the off-Broadway LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995, where he directed, produced, and appeared in numerous stage productions. His performances in three Broadway plays . True West (2000), Long Day's...

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Mary and Max

Mary and Max is the acclaimed debut feature from the magical minds of Academy Award Winners (Harvie Krumpet) Adam Elliot and Melanie Coombs and is a simple tale of...
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Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen in District 13...
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25th Hour

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Jennifer Lawrence The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

After being symbolized as the 'Mockingjay' Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.
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Amy Adams Enchanted Interview

Once an unknown, struggling actress, now Amy Adams is the Oscar nominated star of Disney's Enchanted, playing an animated character who ends up in New York, trying to...
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

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